Category Archives: Stanley

Stanley in RM

My Scottish model, Stanley is featured in the February 2016 Railway Modeller available now. Enjoy! Advertisements

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Stanley on film.

As outlined in an earlier post, the film crew has been out and about watching the action at Stanley, so we are pleased to bring you the first results of their efforts. Enjoy!

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Views of Stanley

A couple of months ago, I bought a Samsung tablet. Pottering around with it the other day, I discovered that it can be positioned into some locations that other cameras can’t reach. The lens also seems to have an excellent … Continue reading

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Service restored

Fortunately, most of the damage caused by the ‘earthquake’ was not serious. The support trolley has been reinforced and is now back in action. There was minimal damage to rolling stock, other than a few couplings etc. come adrift. Rather … Continue reading

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Earthquake hits central Scotland

Ground level drops by about one metre…. I have mentioned before the drawn-out and sometimes rather painful process that went into creating Stanley, and I’ve just written about it as the model is due to appear in Railway Modeller early … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Railway – late seventies-style.

I’ve quite enjoyed running a few trains on Stanley recently – which is a bit of a relief as it had started to pale a little. I think the thing is, I’m really more of a model builder than train-runner. … Continue reading

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Rats…

The evenings are drawing in, and the school year has begun again. Garden railways become a weekend activity for the next few months. What little free evening time there is once professional and domestic duties are out of the way … Continue reading

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Pride of the fleet

The apparition below finally rolled into platform 1 at Stanley this afternoon, getting on for a year overdue… However, it was worth the wait: the Farish Deltic is an excellent model that really does capture the character of the prototype … Continue reading

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End of era

Right at the end of Stanley’s allotted era, sector liveries started creeping onto the scene. Recently arrived from CM Models of Carlisle is this excellent set of four ScotRail Mk 3 coaches. These will eventually form a push-pull set once … Continue reading

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Sulzer half-century

Stanley has continued its uneventful life over recent weeks – real life has simply been getting in the way too much. But I thought I would present these views of McRats in action by way of marking a personal milestone. … Continue reading

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