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by NorthBritish
Sun May 26, 2024 8:20 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: The Great Northern Railway 0-4-2 Locomotive No. 551
Replies: 4
Views: 389

Re: The Great Northern Railway 0-4-2 Locomotive No. 551

The Great Northern made some fantastic locomotives & very elegantly designed. The Sterling single is one of my favourite locos, a very pretty looking machine. My favourite GNR engine is the big 0-8-2 tanks. Very interesting loco, like a N1 on steroids.

Simon
by NorthBritish
Tue May 21, 2024 9:43 pm
Forum: Large Gauge Model Railway - including 1, O, and S
Topic: O Gauge Micro Layout and PDF's svailable
Replies: 10
Views: 7146

Re: O Gauge Micro Layout and PDF's svailable

What a charming little layout. I'm amazed you've built a chassis in card. The loco runs superbly well too with good shunting speeds. I've ever seen one other card 0 gauge loco, it was a great northern 0-8-2 tank. It was stunning with its ornate paintwork. Myself I prefer brass & nickel silver, b...
by NorthBritish
Sun May 19, 2024 7:21 am
Forum: Scratch and Kit building
Topic: Furness Railway: Coach Livery Please
Replies: 10
Views: 3796

Re: Furness Railway: Coach Livery Please

Furness coaches were a mid blue colour with a off white for the panels. I built a rake of coaches some years ago in 0 gauge which were a semi scratch build, they were a nice interesting rake & striking in colour. Phoenix precision paints produce both colours.


Simon
by NorthBritish
Sun May 19, 2024 7:16 am
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: Hello everyone.
Replies: 7
Views: 428

Re: Hello everyone.

Thanks gents.

I'm not new to loco construction, I've built plenty over the years both for myself & others.

Glencairn I am a paid up member of the north british study group. It's a good group with lots of information available.

Regards

Simon
by NorthBritish
Thu May 16, 2024 7:49 pm
Forum: Welcome / Terms And Conditions / Guest Book
Topic: Hello everyone.
Replies: 7
Views: 428

Hello everyone.

Hello everybody, My name is Simon & I thought I would say hello before I post on the forums. I'm interested in pre grouping railways particularly the North British railway. I've been away from modelling for a while as my day job has been demanding, thankfully I am getting a balance & can sta...