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Another 74XX and Cwm Prysor trekking!

With one 74XX already in the bag, I decided to crack on with the second, 7431 another regular on the branch. 7431 has a couple of variations compared to the other 74s I shall be modelling. 333 more words

Hornby’s Black Motor ex LSWR / SR 700 class a review

Originally announced by Hornby in December 2013 the ex LSWR Drummond 700 class 0-6-0 locomotive models have now arrived. I outlined the history of the class in my… 1,288 more words

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Model Railway Track: Code 75 or 100?

So you’ve picked a scale to model in. It would be reasonable to think that the most important part of railway modelling – i.e. the track and the stock – would be an accurate scaled down version of the real thing. 852 more words

OO Gauge

DEMU Showcase – a little treat

Whilst I was at the DEMU Showcase at the beginning of June I did allow myself a little treat. This Bachmann JJA Mk2 Auto-Ballaster Generator Unit in Railtrack livery. 39 more words

OO Gauge

The Gift That Keeps on Giving: Michele Bachman’s Fundraising Efforts

She’s the queen of the tea party, and an aggressive, hilarious fundraiser. And she’s still hitting up her subscribers for money. 264 more words

Women Art

S Stock By Bachmann

Needless to say I’m super excited by the announcement of a factory motorised S-Stock set from Bachmann. So much so that this info couldn’t wait for the… 269 more words


Bachmann 74XX from a 64XX

The 74XX is finally finished. This has been a truly rewarding project, one I wasn’t convinced I’d be capable enough to complete to a satisfactory finish. 330 more words