Three Box Vans and a Brake.
Here are three Box Vans of different types and a BR(S) Brake Van. All are medium weathered and two of the vans have added Load Adverts on the sides – all have chalk marks. All wagons are Dapol RTR.
I have now added spratt and winkle couplings to the wagons used on Merlin’s Lane Fuelling Point. As the only shunting loco on the layout is an 03, and I run it with a shunters truck, I decided to fit a spratt and winkle to the shunters truck only. All other wagons have a loop at […]
Here are two more wagons – a Hopper and a Brake Van. Nothing unusual about these, usual methods. Just one little move from what was wanted on the Hopper. Was instructed to do very heavily rusted, but after doing the ‘wash and wipe’ it looked so good that I continued on the dirty but no […]
Here are a batch of five wagons, all are still to be weathered. I have put these wagons on before finishing because several people have asked me to put on some before and after weathering photos. The first three were all made by Graham and painted by myself:- The Shark is a PRMRP kit The ZCA […]
Tempest E378NCK prototype no 1 ,registered 88 as Tempest , 2″ slimmer than later cars , trailed by Robert Porter and recently rediscovered by Dave Smith. 2019 now with regalvanised chassis ,rebuilt engine,brakes, springs…. Tempest 850 B826VBU Jonathan White’s car has been off the radar long time Tempest 850 SRH949R car […]
A dry and cool day up the hill at Whitrope. A reasonable numbers of members were up and a number of jobs were completed. The Ruston was use to move the steel wagon from the head-shunt line across the level crossing and into the platform. This will allow a small group that are going to […]
The stock on the railways includes the fixed assets like the permanent way, bridges and buildings. Rolling stock covers all the wheeled vehicles. More specifically the term is often used to distinguish the stock that must be moved around the system from the locomotives that provided the motive power. In modern times the use of […]
So 2018 comes along and Lego gives us not one, but two new trains this year and as an added bonus a new control system to go with it. With the popularity of the S-Brick blue tooth system that has been available for a little while, Lego have jumped aboard. With the new set you […]
As mentioned in my last post, myself and Hayley had decided to put One Acre on hold for a few months while we prepare for the birth of our first child early next year. We had several factors when looking at different types of vehicles. First and foremost it had to be able to have […]
2015 A rocky start to a Western Victoria tour As we head along Eastlink tollway we remark that the car feels like it is dragging the caravan and we don’t normally notice much difference when the van is on. It is then that we see the electric braking system flashing a warning. As we’d only […]
Full Catalogue: click HERE for a pdf Drawings Catalogue: click HERE for a pdf Instructions: Locomotives For Cudworth Mail 2-2-2 click HERE For Stirling/Wainwright A 4-4-0 click HERE For Stirling/Wainwright O/O1 0-6-0 goods click HERE For Stirling/Wainwright Q/Q1 0-4-4T click HERE For Stirling/Wainwright R/R1 0-6-0T click HERE Instructions: Wagons Round end wagons ROW63, 77, 85, […]
Rails of Sheffield announce the production of ex SECR Diagram 1424 8 & 10 ton Covered Goods wagon in 00
Retailer Rails of Sheffiled have announced a new model in their planned range of exclusive models. Working in partnership with Dapol they have announced an 00 model of the ex South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) 16ft Covered Goods wagon (box van) to Diagram 1424. 110 of these wagons were between 1904 and 1908, to an […]
Train service between Turkey and Iran will start on 18th of June.