Locoyard becomes a Southern Railway Depot

A quick catch-up tonight from Locoyard to show that it has, as promised, gone back in time to the 1930 – 1940’s.  A bit of an unlikely mix of liveries to be fair, with a combination of Maunsell’s olive-green and Bulleid’s malachite green with sunshine lettering.  The malachite green in particular has brightened the layout and indeed the room…

My Journey in becoming a Steam Enthusiast, Part 6 – The Watercress Line (1997)

1997 was a significant year for the Watercress Line, as it marked it’s 20th anniversary as a preserved railway.  My father and I visited the line twice that year.  The line’s impressive home fleet was supplemented by some very special visitors.  Continuing from last week’s post, here are a selection of photographs of the Watercress…

Locoyard Update

Just a quick update tonight, as I’m sure many of you will, like me be watching England play in the Euro’s!  This weekend I shall be adding more pictures scanned in from the Bluebell Railway in the 1990’s and will also be doing a short peice on Exbury Gardens steam railway.  I am also rather…