Sunday, 27 November 2011

Passenger Starter Set Coaches

In addition to the 'Stainz' locomotive, each Passenger Starter Set comes complete with two passenger coaches in both red & cream and blue & cream.

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Billy goes for another run

Now with the cab fitted, Billy has a quick run before returning to the workshop for her radio control to be fitted.

Covered Wagon

With covered hinged hatches, this wagon is modelled after the cars seen on the Upper Rhine Railway.  This type of car is used as a work car to carry moisture sensitive freight.

Model: Each of the six hatches open independently of one another.
Length: 300mm LGB: 44110

Sunday, 13 November 2011

That Figures....

Just like real railways, re-ballasting is carried out all year round.
Down in the paddock, the fencing is regularily checked for damage.
Shoppers await the last train of the day.
Good staff supervision is key to the operation of H.L.R.
Periodically Buddleia Pond bridge is checked for alignment.
A lonesome knight salutes a passing train.

Monday, 7 November 2011

Open Wagon - High Sided

Many high sided (seven plank) open wagons were used on the narrow gauge lines of the DR.

Model: The double doors on both sides of the wagon open outwards.
Length: 300mm LGB: 4021

DR Box Car

This long box car was used as an equipment car for many years on the DR. 

Model: The doors on both sides of the wagon slide open, 99-52-03.
Length: 300mm LGB: 46350