If you have seen my post introducing to my model railway, then you will know I have included a model of Bath Green Park locomotive shed. I am going to explain how I built this model railway shed.
Mick from Twitter has asked if I could show you my entire model railway layout. I decided the best way to do this would be to take some videos so I have him to thank for this post. I took the suggestion of my then colleague, Richard, by naming my model railway layout ‘Bathford Junction’. ‘Bath’ is […]
For some reason the Metropolitan Vickers Co-Bo Class 28 locomotives have always held a fascination for me. Perhaps because it is one of the few BR 1955 modernization plan locomotive types which I have never seen operating. Maybe it is the unique look of both the front end. It could be the different bogies – one has three […]
1) People To achieve a realistic model railway the presence of people is essential. They need to be in trains, on stations, in the depot and working on the track. In particular, people on trains seems to bring the trains alive. I have often seen superb detailing where much thought has gone into the track and […]
In the beginning… Let me introduce you to my model railway. When I was a child, my father bought a couple of Triang Hornby wagons and a small blue 0-4-0 steam locomotive called ‘Nellie’. You can still find examples of this loco on ebay today! We had a small section of track on which we […]