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  • What’s in the Shops: A wonderful Holmes J36 from Hornby

    What’s in the Shops: A wonderful Holmes J36 from Hornby

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    Nigel Burkin is suitably impressed by a superbly well-detailed OO-scale model of a much-loved North British Railway locomotive design. There is something very attractive about small tender engines to modellers, and Hornby’s new LNER J36 0-6-0 is already proving popular. Designed under the auspices of North British Railway locomotive superintendent Matthew Holmes, the J36s were…

  • Otterington station listed

    Otterington station listed

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    THE long-closed Otterington station on the East Coast Main Line between Thirsk and Northallerton has been surprisingly Grade II-listed by Historic England, writes Richard Horner. The main station building, signalbox, weighbridge office and associated features are all covered by the listing. The original station, opened on March 31, 1841, was demolished and replaced in 1932/33…

  • Layouts we love: ‘O’, what an amazing sight!

    Layouts we love: ‘O’, what an amazing sight!

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    If you want to watch something truly incredible, make yourself comfortable, open the video link at the end of this feature.

  • Layouts we love: The delicate dance of an A4 Pacific

    Layouts we love: The delicate dance of an A4 Pacific

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    Pete Kelly is caught up in nostalgia as he spends an hour surrounded by John White’s remarkable OO-scale Leeds and Doncaster layout.  John White has built several well-known O-scale layouts, including one that can now be seen at the Oakham Treasures Museum in Bristol called ‘Oakham Halt’, which the public can operate, and which he…

  • Fife Council rejects Cameron’s museum plans on appeal

    Fife Council rejects Cameron’s museum plans on appeal

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    Having failed, John said he would meet with his fellow trustees to consider his next move.

  • Heritage Explorer: Four lines in four days

    Heritage Explorer: Four lines in four days

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    Last summer Robert Drysdale embarked on an 800-mile round trip to visit four heritage railways in four days using the national rail network and occasionally a local bus. His personal account provides some interesting observations and food for thought. On the morning of Friday, July 3, 2018, I arrived at Newark North Gate station to…

  • ‘I thoroughly enjoyed it’ says last-minute Talisman Railwayana stand-in

    ‘I thoroughly enjoyed it’ says last-minute Talisman Railwayana stand-in

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    Sandra Phipps delivered the goods at Talisman Railwayana’s November 24 auction at Newark.

  • Two weeks on and the tills ring at Stoneleigh

    Two weeks on and the tills ring at Stoneleigh

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    Just two weeks after GW Railwayana achieved a world record £64,500 for a nameplate from LNER No. 60103 Flying Scotsman, as reported in last month’s issue, the tills were also ringing at Great Central’s December 1 sale at Stoneleigh Park, with the top five realisations achieving a combined £142,200 before the addition of buyer’s premium.…

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