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by hiffano
Thu Apr 16, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: EW&S class 86
Replies: 2
Views: 520

EW&S class 86

I've been looking for pics of an EW&S branded (as opposed to EWS) class 86. can't find any. did class 86 never get this branding? did it go straioght to EWS?
by hiffano
Tue Apr 14, 2015 1:18 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: a new beggining, woodhead line in N
Replies: 5
Views: 1093

Re: a new beggining, woodhead line in N

With the demise of the alien GMEX name and some empty space on the old viaducts outside Central, perhaps your Voyagers could become the new Midland Manchester Pullman. Voyagers are still a few years in the future :-) saw a great layout development of a Manchester central with viaducts ect on RM web...
by hiffano
Tue Apr 14, 2015 10:54 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: a new beggining, woodhead line in N
Replies: 5
Views: 1093

Re: a new beggining, woodhead line in N

With thanks to Hairy and his knowledge, the Virgin XC service has been dropped and will be replaced with a Midland Mainline service running from London St Pancras to Manchester Piccadily via Sheffield. This will be a HST service, but may be run with Swallow livery due to the seeming lack of Dapol HS...
by hiffano
Mon Apr 13, 2015 10:13 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: a new beggining, woodhead line in N
Replies: 5
Views: 1093

Re: a new beggining, woodhead line in N

the only reason for 4 is purely for running, i did have a ponder about this and wondered if i could hide 2 of the lines after the station and have the two remaining enter Bore 3, with Bore one and two remaining fenced off. just thought it is something local (ish) that i have some interest in, that i...
by hiffano
Mon Apr 13, 2015 8:18 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: n gauge farish 56
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: n gauge farish 56

ooh its EW&S branded, i can use that!
by hiffano
Mon Apr 13, 2015 7:52 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Planning
Topic: a new beggining, woodhead line in N
Replies: 5
Views: 1093

a new beggining, woodhead line in N

HI All, some of you may have seen i sold up pretty much all my stock to pay vets bills for the pooch. to lessen the pain, i decided its a chance to replan in a different setting and era. it's 1997, the end of BR and the start of the stupid franchise system. An as yt unnamed town sits on the eastern ...
by hiffano
Mon Apr 13, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: n gauge farish 56
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: n gauge farish 56

Hi guys, whats everyones viw on this? i'd love a dapol one, but as i have to rebuild on a budget, wondering on the quality of this farish model. looking at loadhaul livery as part of my new plans! Hi hiffano ,regarding dapol I've had a monthly news letter email ,they've got a few specials ,N gauge ...
by hiffano
Mon Apr 13, 2015 12:04 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: n gauge farish 56
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: n gauge farish 56

Cheers Big, sounds fair enough. didn't know just how old the 56 was.
if i ciould afford a Dapol one it would be bought. I'll hang fire and see what my funds can eventually get.
going to start witha transrail 60 from buffers though
by hiffano
Sun Apr 12, 2015 9:52 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: n gauge farish 56
Replies: 8
Views: 806

Re: n gauge farish 56

n one has one?
by hiffano
Sat Apr 11, 2015 6:26 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: n gauge farish 56
Replies: 8
Views: 806

n gauge farish 56

Hi guys, whats everyones viw on this? i'd love a dapol one, but as i have to rebuild on a budget, wondering on the quality of this farish model. looking at loadhaul livery as part of my new plans!
by hiffano
Tue Apr 07, 2015 10:21 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: NRM 2015 N gauge tour
Replies: 225
Views: 92668

Re: NRM 2015 N gauge tour

I had them posted out last wednesday by a vaguely willing minion, so Luke should have them now.
by hiffano
Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:51 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Wither Green 00 gauge Third rail.
Replies: 158
Views: 19291

Re: Unnamed DCC plank

OOTraitoroville? ;-)
by hiffano
Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:49 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: choccy and cream coaches, when and where
Replies: 7
Views: 1002

Re: choccy and cream coaches, when and where

I can blag something to keep them in this livery, they do need some work as it is, so may stil respray completely but good to know i have options.
by hiffano
Tue Mar 31, 2015 12:23 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: choccy and cream coaches, when and where
Replies: 7
Views: 1002

Re: choccy and cream coaches, when and where

i'm vaguely sure they are MK1's and therefore a service from Bristol to M/Cr i should be able to run it in then, sweet.
by hiffano
Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: choccy and cream coaches, when and where
Replies: 7
Views: 1002

choccy and cream coaches, when and where

ok guys as i've got the bug again post surgery, i managed to bag 5 choccy and cream coaches for a tenner. they are post GWR markings, so i am curious to know how long these colours were around for in the age of the blood n custards and then maroons. And where they might be seen? My initial plan was ...

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