Model of the Week – Rebuilt West Country Class – 34026 Yes Tor

The West Country class were one of Southern Railway’s Chief Mechanical Engineer OVS Bulleid’s idiosyncratic designs.  They were classified as Mixed Traffic locomotives, mainly so that authorisation to build would be granted – these are essentially an express locomotive design.  Originally all were built with “air smoothed casing” to facilitate cleaning through mechanical washers, they…

Model of the Week – Devious Diesel!

This week’s model of the week is one of 2013’s stars of the Locoyard Movember competition.  It is also the first diesel locomotive to feature in this series of blog posts and the only diesel currently in the Locoyard fleet. Tonight we find out more about this villain from the Thomas the Tank engine and…

Pecorama

Pecorama is a large miniature and model railway attraction situated on the southern “Jurassic Coast” of east Devon.  As well as having a large model railway exhibition; there is also a large miniature railway, model shop, gardens and restaurant, plus it is adjacent to Peco’s factory.  Three blog Posts have been published so far on…