56xx 5643 was one of three locomotives in steam on the day I visited the Bluebell Line (click here to read more). The others being SECR H class 263 and SECR C class 592. The locomotive is on loan to the Bluebell Line from the Furness Rail Trust until December 2014.
It has been some time since we’ve reviewed a new Hornby product on locoyard. This is mainly due to the production problems the firm have experienced, but also because the prototype’s have not been on the top of my personal wishlist. This, I believe, is the first of the firm’s “design clever” models that I’ve…
For the first time in a few weeks, it is time for a model review! This time, the subject is Bachmann’s 56xx 0-6-2T, which proves to be a big hit on Locoyard…
Although a last minute stand-in for the withdrawn 3717 City of Truro; the Severn Valley Railway’s large prairie tank 5164 nevertheless added some variety to
I am very happy to report that the Watercress Line’s Great Spring Gala truly lived up to its name and then some! Not only was it Great, but it was fantastic!
This Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd March, the Watercress Line will be holding their Great Spring Steam Gala.
The final post on the Watercress Line’s Autumn Steam Spectacular 2012 is perhaps the most unusual!