Category Archives: NBR

If you build it, they will come.

Twenty-five years ago; if you had told me that in the 21st Century I’d be riding down the re-born Waverley Route behind a Peppercorn A1 Class locomotive I would have asked you what you’d just dropped. Man… On Sunday the … Continue reading

Posted in NBR, Politics, Scotland, Uncategorized, Waverley Route | 3 Comments

The Scottish School

Back in the autumn of 1977, when it appeared that the railway interest I’d picked up in the summer wasn’t going away anytime soon, I joined the East Kilbride Model railway club. At that time, they had their ‘Nerston Junction’ … Continue reading

Posted in Caledonian, Heilan', Modelling, NBR, Sou'West, Uncategorized | 14 Comments

Possible new Reid Atlantic kit from 52F

(Image courtesy of WRHA Archive.) Whilst a number of kits exist for models of the Caledonian and Highland Railways’ larger locomotives, there is nothing similar for the NBR (sorry, I just don’t like the full title!) 🙂 equivalent, WP Reid’s … Continue reading

Posted in 4mm, Kitbashing, Modelling, NBR, Uncategorized, Waverley Route | 2 Comments