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Intensive suburban passenger workings are a feature of many great stations, but perhaps one of the most efficient in steam days were the ‘Jazz Trains’ of the Great Eastern Railway’s London Liverpool Street terminus. These intensive steam workings established a frequency of service that many thought impossible to achieve, as EVAN GREEN-HUGHES describes.EVAN GREEN-HUGHES
Throughout the history of the railway many locomotive classes have made an invaluable contribution to providing services, yet have remained largely out of the limelight. One such design was the Brighton built ‘E4’ 0-6-2T, as EVAN GREEN-HUGHES relates.EVAN GREEN-HUGHES
London’s bustling commuter network was rarely more colourful than in the days of Network SouthEast. PETER SHARPS set out to recreate a small slice of it in ‘OO’ on a layout just 18 inches wide.PETER SHARPS
Latest model railway videos
Bachmann's all-new 'OO' gauge Class 47 is arriving in the shops this autumn including a new feature laden sound-fitted deluxe version of each livery. Mike Wild and Richard Watson put the deluxe version through its paces with this comprehensive sound demonstration video.
Following Bachmann’s surprise announcement in early August (HM172) that it had been working on an all-new ‘OO’ gauge BR Class 47 diesel, the wait is over and the first of the newly-tooled models are here. MARK CHIVERS looks over this latest generation model of the class for ‘OO’.
Latest model railway reviews
The latest additions to the Accurascale HAA hopper family are the CDA china clay hoppers, introduced for service in Cornwall. Find out more here.MIKE WILD
Accurascale released its first batch of PCA cement wagons in July 2019 for ‘OO’. We take a closer look in our original review from Hornby Magazine as a second batch arrives.MARK CHIVERS