Lynton and Barnstaple

VIDEO: Heljan L&B LYN debuts!

Narrow gauge modellers are being treated to a brand-new locomotive with the arrival of Heljan’s model of the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway’s one and only Baldwin 2-4-2T.

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L&B LYN debuts!

MIKE WILD

Narrow gauge modellers are being treated to a brand-new locomotive with the arrival of Heljan’s model of the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway’s one and only Baldwin 2-4-2T. MIKE WILD inspects Lyn for ‘OO9’.

MIKE WILD
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Upgraded L&B tank due July

HELJAN’S LATEST BATCH of ‘OO9’ narrow gauge Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Manning Wardle 2-6-2Ts is due to arrive in the UK during July – and with a selection of upgrades too.

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The Lynton and Barnstaple Railway

Perchance it is not dead but sleepeth’ said a wreath at Barnstaple Town station when the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway closed in 1935. EVAN GREEN-HUGHES charts the history and remarkable revival of this famous railway.

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Heljan’s L&B Manning Wardle ‘Prairie’

Ready-to-run narrow gauge is flourishing. MIKE WILD reviews one of the second batch of Heljan Lynton and Barnstaple Railway 2-6-2Ts for ‘OO9’.

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Narrow gauge sound

PAUL CHETTER explains how he fitted sound to ‘OO9’ narrow gauge model locomotives from Bachmann and Heljan revealing how a model’s basic design can greatly influence the ease with which this can be achieved.