Author Archives: Paul Rennie

Hornby • BBC4TV • 2019

The TV presenter, James May, has made a fly-on-the-wall documentary about Hornby PLC. They are the go-to name for model railways in Britain. largely because they have been going for over 100 years and almost everyone remembers having a Hornby … Continue reading

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Overhead Railway Patch • Germany • 1960s

Here’s an anorak patch from the 1960s that I found today. It shows the overhead railway in Wuppertal, Germany. Technically, the railway is a suspension railway, identified as the Electric Elevated Railway Installation. There was once something similar in Liverpool. … Continue reading

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Railway Graveyard • France • 2019

This is the SNCF yard where they send engines when they’ve finished their working life…it’s massive, and has all sorts of engines and TGVs etc. The yard is near Rouen.

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Model Railway 2019

The BBC news website recently had a story about a model railway layout… https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-47163833 There’s go-pro ride-through the layout which is good. The model is a re-creation of a the railway in Scotland at the beginning of the 1960s…it’s lovely, … Continue reading

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Railway Art • T Cuneo • 1970s

Here is a painting by Terence Cuneo. It’s a picture of the railway yards in Boulogne, France.

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Steam Locomotive Models • 2019

Here are some wonderful live-steam engineered models of railway locomotives. I’ve put the link to the whole sale catalogue on my are.na page.

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Railway Photography • USA • TCR150

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Railway Photography • USA • TCR150

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Railway Photography • USA • TCR150

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Railway Photography • USA • TCR150

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