On the road again

On the road again

Train Truckers meets Scrapheap Challenge as TIM SHACKLETON improvises a rail/road convoy out of a pile of cast-offs.

Train truckers

For me, making creative use of castoffs (mine and other people’s) is a fascinating aspect of the hobby. I’m particularly pleased by detail touches such as the tail lamp on the ‘9F’, the securing chains, the dirt build-up behind the cab on the green Stobart unit, the green mould on the tender underframe and the equipment stashed in the well on the eight-axle low-loader. I still think I could have made more of an effort with the pipework linkages on the tractor-trailer units.

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