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by Stevefay
Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:33 pm
Forum: Heljan
Topic: Heljan Class 86
Replies: 91
Views: 22545

Re: Heljan Class 86

i have one of these models I think it looks good, Im detailing a hornby 86 aswell. I got all the heljan detailing parts from Howes to do the underframes and buffer detailing parts. I had to remove the roof equipment from the Intercity version and the pantograph is rubbish, I intend to replace it wit...
by Stevefay
Tue Dec 27, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: how common is this?
Replies: 18
Views: 1324

Re: how common is this?

steam diesel double heading was a daily occurence on the south devon banks from 1958 untill th demise of steam between Newton Abbot and Plymouth, It was also a daily occurnce in the severn tunnel once deisels where introduced with large praries piloting most goods trains and some passenger. I have a...
by Stevefay
Sat Dec 24, 2011 5:50 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Loftfordshire³ ADVICE NEEDED
Replies: 78
Views: 12855

Re: Loftfordshire³

I like the track work, using C & L or any other fine scale track makes a world of difference.
Will watch with interest.
by Stevefay
Sat Dec 24, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4
Replies: 1389
Views: 217937

Re: Birmingham New Street in P4

Stunning picture It looks so real!! Jim I was wondering if in the new year you could put a diagram up of exactly where all the parts go on the Hornby 86 from Your detailing etch. I bought one off you a while ago and whilst I've done the face of the loco and the sand box covers I'm not sure about the...
by Stevefay
Fri Dec 23, 2011 11:49 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Ranelagh Bridge west London stabling point 1959/1964
Replies: 99
Views: 19805

Ranelagh Bridge west London stabling point 1959/1964

Hi 2012 will see construction of three layout in my yet to be finished purpose built railway room. The first and most important will be a 7mm recreation of Ranelagh bridge stabling point in the late 50s untill it's conversion to a deisel stabling point in 1964. So far I have a JLTRT king a DJH Britt...
by Stevefay
Fri Dec 23, 2011 5:37 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby 2012
Replies: 416
Views: 41586

Re: Hornby 2012

Really glad to see the 42/72 tank finally
Im hoping the B set and autocoach are new tooling as well.
Pity Hornby haven taken up the oppurtunity to give us a new AC electric I suppose we will have to see how well bachmanns 85 goes down.
by Stevefay
Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:09 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Shaftesbury Network SouthEast in O gauge
Replies: 176
Views: 16109

Re: Shaftesbury Network SouthEast in O gauge

This is one I'm going to follow very closely, I model in O but only a glorified shunty plank.( once it's built Ranelagh Bridge) I've kind of gone a little backwards in making a return to OO gauge I never thought I would but sometimes it's nice to watch the trains go by and there's the cost involved ...

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