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Key Model World Series 5: 1960s weathering - diesel locomotives Article

VIDEO: 1960s Weathering Part Four | Diesel Locomotives

… Subscriber to watch the full hour long feature video. … DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES are the subject of the fourth and final part of … 1960s weathering series. In the transition era, steam and diesel locomotives were often stabled alongside one another …

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BR Diesel Depots

… with this guide to developing classic and contemporary diesel depots in model form. Initially, diesel locomotives made use of steam sheds for their maintenance …

Bachmann Narrow Gauge Baguley-Drewry 4wDM for OO9 gauge. Article

Bachmann Baguley-Drewry 70HP diesel

… Bachmann’s long-awaited ‘OO9’ gauge Baguley-Drewry diesel locomotives are here five years after they were first … closer look. Bachmann’s all-new ‘OO9’ Baguley-Drewry 70hp diesel shunter arrived in the Hornby Magazine office in early …

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The Italian Job: Upgrading Lima diesel locomotives

… to modification and improvement. I’ve been a fan of Lima locomotives for many years now, long before the 2004 takeover … In May 2018 (HM131) we reassessed the Class 73 electro-diesel – a minor sensation when it first appeared in the … seat properly. 11. The front end is what really defines a diesel locomotive and here I’ve substantially reworked much …

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Buying secondhand model railway locomotives

… often be the only way to fill out your collection with the locomotives you want.  Sometimes limited edition models pop … important to know what to look for.   Above: These three diesel locomotives were all pre-owned bargains which arrived in …

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Diesel Days at Westbury

… from London to the west, while many varieties of Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) can also been seen on north to … years the shed played host to some of the famous ‘Hymek’ diesel-hydraulics which were steadily taking over … the facility soon came to be used by a variety of diesel locomotives, including diesel-hydraulics and later Class 37 s …

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What GWR locomotives should be made next?

… highlights some of them and suggests some potential new locomotives. Railway modellers and collectors have been … in November 1933. Colling Turner/Rail Archive Stephenson. Diesel locomotives or railcars delivered and ordered under … manufactured effectively. Above: Now in BR ownership, GWR diesel-electric 0-6-0 shunter 15100 is seen under repair in …

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Gonerby - a freight depot in the diesel era

… The idea of being able to replicate the real sounds of diesel locomotives in model form was amazing. Above: With scrap … coils and with the shipping containers. Above: A Class 08 diesel shunter rumbles away from the stabling sidings with a …

Building a Diesel Depot Part Four Article

Natford TMD - Key Model World's diesel depot

… Hornby Magazine’s new ‘OO’ gauge diesel depot will be taking part in Model World LIVE 2024 … Key Model World’s latest layout project is this 11ft x 2ft diesel depot in ‘OO’ gauge . The layout is centred around a … the show and will be demonstrating the latest ‘OO’ gauge locomotives all weekend at Model World LIVE at the NEC in …

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Developing the diesel shunter

… Amazingly, the diesel shunter has been around now for more than 90 years. … However, there is a general perception that the diesel shunter arrived with the rest of the Modernisation … inside Crewe Works on October 2 1960. This is one of the locomotives fitted with a single traction motor and jackshaft …

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Class 08 Diesel Shunters

… The Class 08 diesel shunters are amongst the most successful locomotives ever to run on Britain’s railways – yet they are … realised that costs might be reduced by the adoption of diesel traction which could be switched on and off at will …

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Heljan’s upgraded OO Gauge Class 33 locomotives

… Carriage and Wagon Company (BRCW), almost 100 Type 3 Bo-Bo diesel locomotives were built for use on BR’s Southern Region. Of … 33/1 and 33/2 Bo-Bo diesels has arrived. A batch of 19 locomotives were also converted to push-pull operation in the …

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Modelling British Railways Modern Freight Locomotives

… from Key Publishing focuses on modern-era freight locomotives and the various models available ‘off-the-shelf’ … and weathering projects, resulting in some superb looking diesel and electric locomotives. Another must-have addition for the modeller’s …

Accurascale ‘OO’ gauge Class 37/0 Co-Co diesel Model Article

WIN! A digital sound-fitted Accurascale ‘OO’ gauge Class 37/0 Co-Co diesel, worth £259.99

… the chance to win one of Accurascale’s latest ‘OO’ gauge locomotives – Class 37/0 37026 Shap Fell in BR Railfreight … front ends, as fitted to several BR Scottish Region based locomotives in the 1980s and early 1990s. This superb new … sound-fitted Accurascale ‘OO’ gauge Class 37/0 Co-Co diesel, worth £259.99 …

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BUILDING A DIESEL DEPOT - THE DEPOT KITS

… Above: The completed depot building can house up to eight locomotives inside – more if shorter Bo-Bo types are on the … HM WHAT WE USED PRODUCT SUPPLIER CAT NO. Four-road through diesel depot kit Key Publishing MOD66 Four-road diesel depot and office kit Key Publishing MOD67 Grey Primer …