The best running qualities make a model railway more enjoyable to operate. TREVOR JONES turns his attention to getting the best from locomotives.

Above: Reliable locomotives make a model railway a pleasure to own and operate, particularly outdoors as with Trevor Jones’ ‘OO’ gauge garden railway. At Flackwell Heath station a Gresley ‘A4’ 4-6-2 heads the ‘West Riding Limited’ while an ‘N2' 0-6-2T has charge of a suburban train and the unique ‘U1’ 2-8-2+2-8-2 waits in the engine shed headshunt.

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