Thomas was once Linda…

Many of my older collection of photographs have featured on this website before, but visits to my childhood home often unveil new finds, some good, some not so! The picture featured in this blog post fits into the latter category, but is the only one I’ve found of a particular former locomotive of the Kent…

Short but Sweet

Continuing with the reports from my trip to north west England, today we reveal the mystery blue tank engine! Painted in a colour scheme not too dissimilar to Thomas the tank engine is the rather chunky looking Andrew Barclay 0-6-0T 1245; a member of the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway’s fleet. We will look at it in more…

Movember Competition!

Please do not forget that to enter this year’s Movember Prize Draw! So far we have had one entry, which we will share with you soon.  All you need do is pay £5 (that goes to charity), add  your “Mo” to your train and then send in a picture or two.  Simple as that! Let’s…

E2’s at Dawn! Movember Reminder!

Don’t let your model locomotives miss out!  Enter this year’s Movember Prize Draw, all you need do is pay £5 (that goes to charity), add  your “Mo” to your train and then send in a picture or two.  Simple as that! Let’s make a stand against cancer and have a lot of fun in the…

Remember, Remember the 5th of Movember!

No, this is not a misspelling! Please do not forget that to enter this year’s Movember Prize Draw, all you need do is pay £5 (that goes to charity), add  your “Mo” to your train and then send in a picture or two.  Simple as that! Let’s make a stand against cancer and have a…

Trago Mills 00 Scale Model Railway

Trago Mills in Devon is one of a small chain of stores in the West Country and can be found near Newton Abbott.  Last year I visited the store and although I reported on two small layout’s to be found there (click here for more), unfortunately I missed seeing the massive 00 scale layout.  Fortunately…