Allen Jackson drops the signal to allow us to proceed to learn more about how semaphores are used on prototype and model railways.
Part two of Colin Alexander's fascinating look into the Golden Age of Streamlining.
Hornby, is a renown institution within the rail hobby, producing model railways for over 100 years. Their new 10-part series, A Model World, will air on Monday nights at 9pm on UKTV Yesterday, from 11th October, with all episodes available for catch-up on UKTV Play. This series shows the incredible work and detail that goes on behind closed doors to make each product as realistic as possible, allowing unprecedented access to the offices and their passionate staff. Alongisde this there is a chance to marvel at Britain’s best model layout builders, creating miniature masterpieces in lofts and sheds across the land. These dedicated enthusiasts spend hundreds of hours building perfect replicas of towns, villages and landscapes for their locos to travel through and nothing but perfect authenticity will do in their model world. We talk to Simon Kohler and Montana Hoeren about the new series, how they became part of this enduring hobby and the 100 years of Hornby. You can listen to the episode here: Or via a number of outlets here: https://podfollow.com/we-are-railfans-podcast/episode/d933e98839d2dc5b109eee4f9c99ead0b462a6b8/view Watch UKTV play - Hornby: A Model World https://uktvplay.uktv.co.uk/shows/hornby-a-model-world/watch-online
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The Pichi Richi Railway Locomotive #934 running a tourist service on the last functioning Narrow Gauge Line in Australia. Photo by Chalky (chalk.img on Instagram)
A Second Generation DSB class MM-FU-MU-FS DMU at Frederiksberg Station, Copenhagen - 1993. From an anonymous collection obtained by We Are Railfans. Thanks to Carlton from Facebook for identifying the multiple unit.
Triple Clyde-EMD "ML2" Locomotives on Westall to Kilmore East Hansons / Apex Quarry train. Photo by Jordy Lancaster.