It’s All In A Name

Want to be part of history? Want to name the new extension on my layout? Of course you do!…

Layout Extension

Layout Extension

Bellow are a listen of candidate names which you’ll be able to vote on. They all pay homage to stations that no longer (or are soon not to) exist. You’ll notice all the proposed names are based on locations in North West London’s Metroland. This is to provide continuity with the rolling stock I’d like to use on the new part of the layout.

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In Search Of Network SouthEast

Yesterday on the 10th June 2016 Network SouthEast turned 30 years old. Created in 1986 to revive and breathe new life into British Rail’s tired and worn out commuter services in and around London, Network SouthEast was an unrivalled success story. BR reinvented their stations, rolling stock and logo in what is largely regarded as one of the best railway brands of all time. So what traces of BR’s most successful brand are still left hanging around? I went to find out…

– Andy Carter