Longmoor Military Railway

  • Severn Valley Railway launches ‘Adopt-an-Engine’ as it opens online shop

    Severn Valley Railway launches ‘Adopt-an-Engine’ as it opens online shop

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    The Severn Valley Railway has reopened its virtual doors with the launch of its online shop, featuring a range of gifts for railway enthusiasts of all ages. The heritage line has launched ‘Adopt-an-Engine’ packages which each come with a selection of exclusive merchandise alongside a certificate and glossy photograph of the chosen locomotive. With four…

  • Military might: Looking back at Longmoor

    Military might: Looking back at Longmoor

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    October 31 marks 50 years since the closure of the Longmoor Military Railway in Hampshire. The army training line, known for its eye-catching blue-liveried locomotives and stock, came within a whisker of becoming a preservation hub for the south, but alas it was not to be. Gary Boyd-Hope pays a pictorial tribute to one of…

  • Collectors’ club 08 in Longmoor guise

    Collectors’ club 08 in Longmoor guise

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    An N-scale Class 08 diesel shunter in the guise of No 878 Basra in Longmoor Military Railway livery is the latest limited-edition model to be produced exclusively for Bachmann Collectors’ Club members. Just 504 have been produced, and they will cost £109.95, each one coming with a certificate of authenticity.  For more News and Features,…

  • Limited-edition releases – there’s no limit in sight!

    Limited-edition releases – there’s no limit in sight!

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    The plethora of limited-edition locomotives and rolling stock that’s now available from a growing variety of outlets both large and small is an unstoppable aspect of railway modelling today. ‘Delectably Different’ will become a regular RMM feature, so whether you’re a manufacturer, wholesaler or small model shop, don’t forget to send us the information and…

  • Simon Marsh appointed KESR chairman – 50 years after first role as a volunteer

    Simon Marsh appointed KESR chairman – 50 years after first role as a volunteer

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    By Geoff Courtney RETIRED civil servant Simon Marsh has been appointed chairman of the Kent & East Sussex Railway (KESR) , nearly 50 years after he started volunteering in the railway’s souvenir shop. The 61-year-old, who lives in Sandwich with his wife Sandra, a priest, has had an interest in railways since his earliest days.…

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