Category Archives: diesel

End of a line?

I visited the Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway last Sunday, on what might have been their last weekend of regular operation. Unless their landlord has a change of heart, the railway will be forced to shut down after January 2009. … Continue reading

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Carnegie – “want” update

A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to go to Gunpowder Mills in east London with a friend to photograph and measure Carnegie, the articulated Hunslet diesel built for the 18″ gauge system at the Royal Arsenal in … Continue reading

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Amberley Railway Gala

I’ve got a few blog posts lined up, but as I’m commuting by car rather than train at the moment the time to write them is lacking. This one gets to the front of the queue by virtue of being … Continue reading

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Want – Hunslet 0-4-4-0 “Carnegie”

Hunslet 0-4-4-0 “Carnegie” ex-Woolwich Arsenal ex-Bicton, originally uploaded by Jay Tilston. This is an 18″ gauge articulated diesel loco originally built by Hunslet in 1954 for the railway system at Woolwich Arsenal in South London. After a spell in preservation … Continue reading

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Narrow Gauge Midlands

On show at Narrow Gauge Midlands / the 009 Society AGM yesterday was a new ready-to-run chassis by N-Drive Productions designed specifically for 009 kits – intended to replace all those old N-gauge mechanisms that are so hard to buy … Continue reading

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