CAS Weekly 19/08/15

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Modelling

UK Rail

World Rail

From The CAS Team

Compiled by Edward Kendall & Andy Carter

Review: Hornby Class 50

Every modeller no doubt has a ‘wish list’ of locos he or she wants to buy. Usually they are very long wish lists and of course I am no different. Every model I have reviewed thus far had previously featured on my list of desirables. Today, however, something different… Something of which I’m sure every other modeller has done too… The Impulse Purchase!

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Let’s see if it’s any good…

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NEW! Review: Hornby Class 67

It has been my intention for a while to offer some insights in to some of the models and stock I run on my layouts: why I’ve chosen them, what I think of them and would I recommend them to a friend. To accommodate this, welcome to the new Review section of the CAS site! Recently inspired by similar bloggers and vloggers, (noteably IC82 and LocoYard – both worth subscribing to by the way) overtime I hope to offer focus on new models I purchase as well as taking a retrospective look at some of the older parts of my collection.

I’m going to start with my most recent purchase: The Hornby DB Schenker Class 67 (R3039). My plan is to give you an overview of the model and different versions are available for purchase and then give the loco a score out of 10 for Packaging, Features, Details & Finish, Running and Price before totting these up to give you an average mark.

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