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Devon Junction - a Western Region through station in OO

… morning light, that I saw the engine that had replaced our Midland Region locomotive at Shrewsbury. 5028 Llantilio Castle was a … as I gazed out of the compartment window, Southern Region ‘West Country’ 34037 Clovelly came to a halt at the …

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REALITY CHECK: Western Region Blue Pullmans

… life, with much of it spent by necessity on the Western Region. EVAN GREEN-HUGHES explains all. The seeds of the Blue … later the same year. Both the Western and the London Midland Regions expressed interest in the idea, with … and a six-car version for London Euston to Derby along the Midland Main Line, although this was later extended through …

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Chinley - the Midland Mainline in 'OO' gauge

… latest fashion of touchscreens and mobile phones. … The Midland Main Line in the 1950s inspired HARRY FIELDING to … and kickstarted the project. Above: Reflecting a raft of Midland motive power, a Stanier ‘8F’ 2-8-0 passes through … The location should be somewhere in the London Midland Region of BR and the timeframe was the mid-1950s – but where? …

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Shillinghurst - modelling the Southern Region in the '60s

… New Southern Region and Somerset & Dorset models gave BOB PETCH the … rolling stock includes three Ratio rakes in the form of Midland Railway clerestories in maroon, Midland suburban coaches and GWR four-wheelers, both rakes …

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Loughborough Midland in 'OO'

… Railway Society explains. Above: Once a regular sight in Midland Mainline colours, Class 170 ‘Turbostars’ call at Loughborough Midland station. Photography Richard Watson. GAUGE: ‘OO’, 16.5mm SCALE: 4mm: 1ft  SIZE: (scenic) 18ft x 3ft  REGION: MIDLAND  PERIOD: 1970s-2000s CONTROL: ANALOGUE AT THE …

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Oakenshaw – a Midland ‘OO’ gauge layout 

… in the final years of steam. Gauge: ‘OO’ | Period: 1960s | Region: Midland Region | Operating team: Redditch MRC Oakenshaw is a … Regional boundary changes in 1957 brought this former Midland Railway station into the short-lived North Eastern …

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Loughborough Midland – the 2000s in ‘OO’ gauge

… The Midland Main Line in the early 2000s is the setting for this … presented by Ivanhoe MRC. Gauge: ‘OO’ | Period: 2000s | Region: Midland Main Line | Operating team: Ivanhoe MRC Having spent …

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Fenny Stratford – a Midland station in ‘OO’ gauge 

… Gauge: ‘OO’ | Period: 1950s | Region: Midland | Operating team: Dave Court and friends … feature online at KeyModelWorld . … Fenny Stratford – a Midland station in ‘OO’ gauge  …

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Collingwood - A 'OO' gauge Southern region model railway

… 'OO', 16.5mm  Scale:  4mm: 1ft Size (scenic): 18ft x 2ft  Region:  Southern Period: 2010s Control: DCC, Digitrax IT’S … - another scratchbuilt model of these distinctive Southern Region structures. … Above: GB Railfreight (GBRF) Class 73 … rule, such as the Network Rail Class 57 hauling a London Midland Class 350 EMU for tyre turning at Northam Depot and …

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EASTERN REGION HISTORY

… The Eastern Region was one of six such organisations created when the … Railway, the London and North Eastern (LNER), the London Midland & Scottish and the Southern. To control these a … control of all lines north of the border with England. The Midland Region, meanwhile, would consist of all the former …

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Accurascale reveals second run of Mk1 Suburbans

… process, this next batch of coaches will reflect Midland Region Brake Second (BS), Composite (C), Second (S) and … Scottish Region examples. These will feature both BR and Midland Region positioned lining on the side and will include …

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Graham Farish LMS ‘Twins’

… The London, Midland & Scottish Railway’s pioneering diesel-electric … these new additions to the roster. Designed by London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) Chief Mechanical Engineer … Coast Main Lines, although they ventured to the Southern Region for testing too. For this they gained extra marker …

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Heljan LMS inspection saloon breaks cover

… Decorated samples of the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) inspection saloon developed … to arrive represent BR crimson and cream, BR Southern Region departmental blue and EWS red and gold, and will be on …

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What Next? BR Standards

… Above: Allocated to Guildford shed on the Southern Region for its final year or so in service, BR ‘3MT’ … Stephenson. Robert Riddles was originally from the London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) and during the Second World … ‘2MT’ 2-6-2T 84007 heads away from Seaton under the Midland Railway main line with a train for Stamford on April …

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Grosvenor Square Phase 1: the completed layout

… list are arriving and departing trains from the Western Region , followed by parcels workings, multiple units, local … clear the stock. Above: The Blue Pullman departs for the Midland Region having worked in as a special. On the left a … of traction at a regional boundary. This time around, Midland Region traffic will work in from the north to change …