Prior to catching the Real Ale Train (click here for more); I had a quick look at Ropley loco yard to see what was going on. As usual there was plenty to see!
There are currently three examples of this model in working condition in the Locoyard collection, all DCC chipped; one with a minor modification, another more so – with a Golden Arrow bunker extension kit fitted (below). In fact I’ve also got another two models; one is broken for spares and I’ve owned 2 others in…
With the opening of the Bluebell Railway’s northern extension tomorrow, a model of one of the line’s locomotive’s seemed appropriate. So here we have, unrebuilt West Country Bulleid Pacific 21C123 Blackmoor Vale!
Saturday 23rd March 2013 will see the re-opening of the rail link between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead.
Welcome to Locoyard’s Model of the Week Blog Post! This week we look at the history of the prototype represented by Locoyard’s much modified Bachmann 850 Lord Nelson. The Lord Nelson class was the end result of Richard Maunsell’s ambitious challenge to produce a locomotive capable of hauling 500 ton trains at an average speed…
Welcome to Locoyard’s Model of the Week Blog Post! This week we look at one of the largest and most powerful prototype’s in the collection – Merchant Navy class 35027 Port Line. So without further ado, let’s look at the history of the locomotive this model represents.
As promised yesterday, here are some photographs of the magnificent 850 Lord Nelson departing Ropley into the sunset.
More pictures to look through today from last Sunday’s visit to the Watercress Line that hopefully will build up anticipation for next weekend’s gala!
Welcome to Locoyard’s Model of the Week Blog Post! As with last week’s N15 King Arthur class; today’s model is another another Southern prototype. The N class was a successful and
Whilst waiting for passing trains at Ropley on the Watercress Line, I took some time to get a set of pictures of Bulleid unrebuilt West Country pacific 34007 Wadebridge. I hope you enjoy the results!