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GWR 5643 in Scotland

An unusual sight on the Bo'Ness and Kinneil Railway 21/10/17

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The Many of my pictures are moving to a photo site called Shutterfly - go to my Site map or Shutterfly home page where you can select from all my available albums.

The full changeover may take some time. Please let me know what you think.



Sandy Taylor, Stirling, Scotland, UK

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Scottish Garden Railways

Train announcements:

4th December -

I now have a magnetiser and so I can revive old Hornby Dublo and Triang locos. Just ask

23rd October

A new hints and tips item for ROCO Z21 users. See my hints and tips page

I have a good selection of:

* UK Hornby/Triang 00 locos, coaches and wagons

* Bachmann 00 locos, coaches and wagons

* Hornby Dublo 3 rail locos, coaches, wagons, buildings

NOW SPECIALISING (a bit) in Hornby Dublo

* Some US locos, coaches and trucks

* Few n gauge locos, buildings

Anything you are looking for, please ask. I might just have it.

I now keep many of my pictures in a series of picture albums on a site called Shutterfly. Let me know what you think on my Historic trains page

Other items which may be of interest:

You can order your ROUNDHOUSE locomotives and parts from Scottish Garden Railways. I will soon have a sample locomotive here and I can order any engines and parts for you - see Roundhouse Engineering website

How about another indoor railway for the cold weather to mirror your garden setup? This time with a European look from Liliput and ROCO- See my H0e page

I can also supply Oxford diecast in 1:76th (00 scale) and in 1:120th (n scale) 1:43rd (0 scale) to order. See my vehicles page

If anyone is looking for ATLAS 0 gauge 2 or 3 rail or KATO n/ho and now DAPOL I can now get these to order

To spread the word on Garden Railways see my article on the Howtodothings website

Next Shows and dates (as I find out about them):


February 23rd/24th/25th

Model rail Scotland - SEC Glasgow - see model rail scotland website

March 4th - Toy Fair - Grahame High School, Falkirk See McLaren Models website

April 28th/29th - The return of Bonnybridge model Railway club show. A very much missed, good local show. See The club website

April probably - Farmers market at Logierait - The Railway Farm - See The railway farm website

(Full details Contact me -

Special edition Richter Stainz locomotive V20


B-D diesel

Baugley Drewrey diesel - now with heavy all metal chassis - chassis also available separately. Coming back soon (Earl 2018)

Stainz No.3 for 2012

Latest LGB Starter set

H0e train


Navigation for my site is -

The Site Map - find your way around


A nice Accucraft live steam 16mm locomotive - "RAGLETH", with or without radio control (2 channel). Can also be regauged 45mm or 32mm. Chassis only also available. (this is the current version with long side tanks)
Check out the Thomes in G scale from Bachmann. There is also Percy, coaches and trucks. James the red engine, Emily and Toby plus several different trucks now available. Thomas and Percy sets and individual items are in the range. These run on any G scale track and power supply. I have fitted DCC and sound in Thomas, Percy,James and Emily and they work very well. I now have WINSTON Sir Topham Hatts railcar see the Bachmann US site
Thomas is here

45170 not really in steam
Arrived at Bo'ness, home of the Scottish Railway Preservation Society on Saturday 15th November 2014 is this North British Glasgow built LMS/Turkish Railways 8F 2-8-0 locomotive 45170. The picture suggests it might be in steam but this is not the case as the vapour is being supplied by Austerity 0-6-0T number 19 which was moving 45170 around the station. You can now see this locomotive in the Museum of Scottish Railways at Bo'ness

I can supply trains and accessories by

Now only secondhand when I have them

Bachmann (TM) Logo ACCUCRAFT TRAINS Phoenix sounds MASSOTH

Oxford Diecast Vehicles

CLASSIX Vehicles and buildings

Scale vehicles

DKL Model Buildings Roundhouse Engineering website        


Buildings, people and animals from POLA, PIKO and Preisser Stock/prices Buildings
Bachmann 0n30 trains and O buildings 0n30

Find SGR at Project Word under Hobbies PROJECT WORD

If you want to know how a steam locomotive works, thanks to some friends of the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway here are some diagrams to explain it.

Find out about the KWVR - Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

What is going on?

In case you are wondering about the SGR company car? No? Anyway the Morris Minor has gone to Germany and this has taken it's place, 50 year old MGB - not quite so practical but great fun...


Stirling Castle

For anyone who is interested in Stirling this is a view of Stirling Castle from very close to where I stay (click on the picture for a larger view)

Trains were last shunted here on

February 11, 2018


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