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Terminus Diorama

Terminus Diorama

This static display cabinet has been produced to showcase 7mm scale collectors locomotives, and to this end, it is deliberately anonymous as far as any locality is concerned.
To the right of the interior, a small Edwardian built concourse is squeezed in, with passengers, porters and luggage lending some activity and purpose to the scene.

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RAIL TRAIL with PETER GRAY

RAIL TRAIL with PETER GRAY

An article by Peter Gray featured in the Torquay Herald Express on the 20th April 2016 talks about this picture of ‘Star’ class 4-6-0 No.4021 King Edward which would have been taken in the 1920s or early 1930s on one of the approach roads to Exeter (St David’s) shed. It was a plain cast iron chimney, and no brass beading to the driving wheel splashers. This was removed during the First World War. Only the first batch were named after ‘Stars’, and this one is No.4021 King Edward, later renamed British Monarch

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Tysley Locomotive Works GWR Weekend

Tysley Locomotive Works GWR Weekend

The weekend of the 24th and 25th of October a Special weekend at Tysley Locomotive Works when they played host to two famous Great Western Railway locomotives. They were a King class locomotive ‘King George V’ and a city class locomotive the ‘City of Truro’, both were on there way from the National collection in York to take part in the Swindon Festival. They are both to be exchanged with GWR Star class locomotive ‘Lode Star’ and the GWR Railcar.

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