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Bure Valley Railway – Engines, Carriages & Wagons

Excellent little book itemising the remarkably varied rolling stock to be found now and in the recent past at the Bure Valley Railway in Norfolk Continue reading

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H C S Bullock: His Life and Locomotives.

Updated Second Edition! Eighty years ago, in 1937, miniature locomotive engineer H C S Bullock died in tragic circumstances. Fifty years later, his son Kenneth was encouraged to write a book on his father’s life and work – principally his … Continue reading

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Lost Miniature Railways

Long overdue, ‘Lost Miniature Railways’ looks at the lines that didn’t survive. Continue reading

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Miniature Railway 44 paper edition – Tan-y-Bwlch and Hampton Loade

Tan-y-Bwlch and Creuau Bank
Hampton Loade
Cuckoo Hill
Rhyl
Fairbourne Continue reading

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Miniature Railway 45 paper edition – Alexander Palace & the Halton Tank

Alexander Palace
Halton tank engine Continue reading

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Miniature Railway 46 paper edition – Fairy Glen, New Brighton

Fairy Glen Miniature Railway, New Brighton
Churwell Woodland Railway, Leeds Continue reading

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Miniature Railway 47 paper edition – Liverpool Garden Festival, Voryd Park Rhyl

Liverpool Garden Festival Railway
Voryd Lilliput Railway, Rhyl
Mr Leatham’s Locomotive
Bridge View Light Railway, Coventry Continue reading

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Miniature Railway 48 paper edition – Shuzenji Romney, Mull and West Highland

Shuzenj-Romney Railway

Mull & West Highland Remembered

New Minimal Gauge Locomotives from Richard Ellam and Ride-on-Railways Continue reading

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Miniature Railway 49 paper edition – Ise Valley, 12-inch in Australia

12-inch gauge in Australia

Book Review: Lost Miniature Railways

The Ise Valley Light Railway Continue reading

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Miniature Railway 50 paper edition – Last Days at Mull Rail

Greenley’s Canadian Pacifics, Last Days at Mull Rail, Best Welsh Anthracite! Continue reading

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Miniature Railway 51 paper edition – Oulton Lodge, Radwell Manor

Oulton Lodge Miniature Railroad, the Finnish Railway Museum, memories of Radwell Manor Continue reading

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Miniature Railway 52 paper edition – Howard Burford, Quickie loco build, Riverside Miniature Railway

Riverside Miniature Railway, St Neots, the rarely visited Bow Hills in Worcestershire, an obituary to ‘Tram Man’ Howard Burford, and a Finnish loco in a few weekends Continue reading

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Miniature Railway 53 paper edition – Beacon Hill, Oakhill Manor, Tom Smith’s No.10

The Beacon Hill Miniature Railway, Tom Smith’s No.10, Oakhill Manor Miniature Railway Continue reading

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Miniature Railway 54 paper edition – Waipuna, Rode Gardens, Ayton Castle

The Ayton Castle Railway, Rode Woodland remembered, Waipuna Railway, Auckland Continue reading

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Miniature Railway 55 paper edition – Ukraine, Poole, Elham Valley

Soviet-era children’s railways, concentrating on Kiev in Ukraine Continue reading

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Miniature Railways

Long awaited and fully revised edition of the book ‘Miniature Railways’, first published by Shire in 1999 Continue reading

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