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TIME TO STAND UP AND SAVE WOLVERTON WORKS

TIME TO STAND UP AND SAVE WOLVERTON WORKS

An article by Phil Webb on the Change.org web site talks about the fact that after over a year of St Modwen badly planning the future of the railway works it’s time the town and Milton Keynes council stood up and said enough is enough we have been promised an unwanted food store in keeping with Wolverton and the conservation area. But the have designed a glass metal box with no pitch roof or red brick it feels like we have been lied to.

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G1MRA Exhibition Shepshed

G1MRA Exhibition Shepshed

Some of you may think that Gauge 1 is only for the rich, with an express locomotive and it’s train running around a large garden, but this is not the case having seen the cost of kits and ready to run rolling stock. It is amazing that you could purchase a Mark 1 ready to run coach for £200.00, while in 0 gauge you would be lucky to be able to purchase a kit for that amount. Wagon kits were about the same price as our 0 gauge equivalents.

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Holiday Snaps

Holiday Snaps

Dear Brian,

Do you remember, it must have been just after the war, when you and I, both train spotters of course, went on holiday to the Midlands?  You may recall camping on the farm just outside the little market town of Glendon.

Do you remember the day we spent on the Glendon Valley Tramway, the narrow gauge railway?

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