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by trainlover23
Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby service sheets
Replies: 11
Views: 1413

Re: Hornby service sheets

Bigmet wrote:And here's your one stop shop Tim, 'Trooper' knows EVERYTHING!



Actually what he says is basically true.
by trainlover23
Tue Aug 21, 2012 1:23 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Calder Valley class 110
Replies: 19
Views: 2113

Re: Calder Valley class 110

[quote="GWR_fan"]John, Your model was a R369. I am really pleased with the early/mid 2000's Ringfield class 110's. I believe the later version may have had firstly, a five-pole ringfield and then a can motor block DCC drive . Mine is so smooth it may also have a five-pole. Smooth as silk. ...
by trainlover23
Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:40 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann Virgin Voyager Truble
Replies: 6
Views: 1796

Re: Bachmann Virgin Voyager Truble

Sounds like the cardian shaft has popped out not a difficult job to rectify
by trainlover23
Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:01 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: WCML Franchise
Replies: 107
Views: 6380

Re: WCML Franchise

Credit where credit is due .Virgin took on the WCML at a time when it was basically falling apart and turned it round, they also took over Cross Country another notorious performer and to a degree turned it around. OK Voyagers may not be every bodies cup of tea but the work to a degree. midland Main...
by trainlover23
Tue Aug 14, 2012 8:47 am
Forum: N Gauge Model Railway
Topic: Farish Intercity 125 Problem
Replies: 5
Views: 1842

Re: Farish Intercity 125 Problem

Try sending the model to BR Lines, the address can be found in Railway Modeller. As for the buffers not being attached to the coaches simple reason buffers were not fitted to HST stock
by trainlover23
Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:25 am
Forum: Model Railway Shop
Topic: Henley Model Miniatures closes its doors
Replies: 7
Views: 1068

Re: Henley Model Miniatures closes its doors

Essex2Visuvesi wrote:is Osborns still there? was on Marcham Rd in Abingdon


Moved to Devon I believe
by trainlover23
Wed Jul 18, 2012 9:35 pm
Forum: Other Model Railway Manufacturers and Gauges
Topic: another unknown maker
Replies: 3
Views: 1290

Re: another unknown maker

It is either piko or Gutzold. VEB was the collective term for both manufacteurs before the fall of the iron curtain
by trainlover23
Thu Jul 05, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Identifying Bachmann coach region
Replies: 4
Views: 920

Re: Identifying Bachmann coach region

General rule of thumb -- letter W as a prefix for example ie W1234 = a British Railways built wagon/coach allocated to the Western Region However a wagon/coach with a W as a prefix and suffix ie W1234W = a coach or wagon built by the Great Westren Railway or built to a GWR design by British Railways...
by trainlover23
Wed Jul 04, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann Thomas the Tank Engine Models
Replies: 106
Views: 18202

Re: Bachmann Thomas the Tank Engine Models

Just to make a point that Bachmann Europe will not repair any of the HO/OO Bachmann Thomas the Tank range as they are not allowed to import it
by trainlover23
Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:50 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Push Pull
Replies: 10
Views: 1626

Re: Push Pull

The first run of this item has been and gone, but another release is due later in the year brought from 2013. The detail is superb and they are very good.
by trainlover23
Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:41 am
Forum: Model Railway Shop
Topic: Darlington Railway Modelling
Replies: 3
Views: 866

Re: Darlington Railway Modelling

johnboy7593 wrote:been passed it myself loads of times and the shutters are down also he was not at spennymoor or the shildon weekends it says in hornby mag that he's going to be at hartlepool


I believe the shop closed down at the end of March can`t be exactly sure but sadly it has closed

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