CAS Weekly: 07/06/15

Visit Rothley in the new Heritage Journeys series by CAS.

Modelling

  • Bachmann and the London Transport Museum have teamed up to launch a OO-Gauge model of the new S-Stock. They’ve also confirmed they’re suitable for at least 2nd radius curves. ALL THE EXCITEMENT!
  • Hornby have some fancy new graphics of their upcoming GWR Collett coaches.

UK Rail

World Rail

From The CAS Team

– Compiled by Edward Kendall and Andy Carter

CAS Weekly 01/06/15

Sierra Leone Railway Museum

Modelling

UK Rail

World Rail

From The CAS Team

Compiled by Edward Kendall and Andy Carter.

CAS Weekly 01/03/15

Oswald Lawrence (BBC)

Modelling

  • Hornby showcase some prototypes at Model Rail Scotland.
  • Adding crews to your locos from Jonathan Malton @ LocoYard.

UK Rail

  • East Coast rail franchise back in private hands as Virgin takes over running of the line this morning.
  • Take a look at this moving piece from the London Short Film festival by Luke Flanagan: ‘Mind The Gap‘ the tale of Oswald Lawrence.
  • The government promises that Northern Pacers will finally be out of service by 2020…
  • …whilst it looks likely Class 150 Sprinters will be refurbished and live on.
  • How does TfL close all it’s ticket offices? Diamond Geezer has the answers.
  • Banbury depot to be brought back into use.
  • The UK’s first third-rail compatible ballast cleaner has been ordered at a price tag of £50 million.
  • RailwayManiac looks at what might have happened had Nottingham Victoria survived closure.
  • Stations that look like other stations by TheBeautyOfTransport.
  • Geoff Marshall now has a mailing list where you can sign up to hear about the latest ‘Tube Tours’ that he runs.
  • Commuters using Brixton tube station: Beware!

World Rail

Coming Soon!

  • My trip to the world’s largest model railway in Hamburg… watch this space.

Cover Image by Virgin Trains East Coast showing proposed new IEP trains.

CAS Weekly 02/02/15

London Upside Down! Or is it?

Modelling

  • Windcutter takes a look at one of Hornby’s new wagon releases. Find out if it’s any good.
  • Hornby also release some snaps of it’s upcoming Class 92 release.

UK Rail

Featured image “Whistle” on K&ESR by Oast House Archive.