Hornby Central Loco Library
46202 Princess Anne
Princess Royal Pacific 8P. Custom built locomotive.
45212 Black Five 4-6-0
K’s kit built 1980
Jubilee 6P. Wills Kit built in 1985 using Romford wheels and an airfix five pole motor
46106 Gordon Highlander
Rebuilt Royal Scot 7P. Originally an Airfix 1978 Royal Scot with scratch built parallel smoke deflectors added in 2015 along with careful detailing according to research.
49508 Fowler 0-8-0 7F
K's kit built in 1992
60007 Sir Nigel Gresley
A4 Pacific 8P. Repainted and renamed Hornby 2007 model, originally ‘Woodcock’ with detailing and varnish added.
70002 Geoffrey Chaucer
BR Britannia Pacific 7P/7F. An original Tri-ang 1961 model (with smoke) named Britannia. This model has undergone heavy detailing, weighted, scaled wheeled and renamed.
BR Standard 4-6-0 4MT. A Bachmann 2013 model.
Ivatt 2-6-2t 2P. Scratchbuilt in 1970
Stanier 2-6-4t 4P. Wills kit on a converted 3 rail Hornby Dublo Chassis built 1980.
Fowler 0-6-0 3F. Jamieson Brass kit given to us half made by a friend. Romford wheels and detail was added.
Stanier 2-8-0 8F. Originally a 3 rail Hornby Dublo with the famous Ringfield motor, converted to 2 rail and carefully detailed.
N2 0-6-2t 3P/2F. Originally a Mainline 1978 model, repainted, remodelled, rewired and detailed in 2004.
War Department 2-8-0 8F. Bachmann 'Austerity' loco. Re-motored in 2020. Heavily weathered with more weight added.
Derby Lightweight DMU
Bachmann 2014 model filled with passengers
72008 Clan Macleod
British Railways Standard Class 6 Clan pacific. Hornby Model, bought used as Clan Buchanan, replaced valve gear and weathered. Hornby's fixed cartazzi truck, never applicable to Standards, was replaced with a pivotted delta truck in 2017. A major conversion.
Generously donated by a family member. This is Hattons commissioned Dapol 10001 in BR green with late crest. Roof has been lightly weathered. Here depicted on The Red Rose.
1000 East Midlander
Johnson Midland 7ft Compound 4P. A Hornby Railways model dated 1981. Romford scaled wheels were added, repainted, new transfers, real coal and footplate crew were added along with heavy detailing.
45503 Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Bachmann 2009 model, hand weathered and detailed.
Originally an Airfix 1978 Royal Scot. Rebuilt in 2015 with a scratch built cab, the locomotive/tender gap was reduced and detail was added.
46148 The Manchester Regiment
Un-rebuilt Royal Scot 7P. Wills kit built in 1978.
46234 Duchess of Abercorn
Coronation Pacific 8P. Originally a 1953, 3 rail Hornby Dublo model, rewired to 2 rail in 1970 with scale wheels and heavy detailing added. Change of identity to fit in with 1950 era in 2017. 10" letters on tender.
V2 2-6-2 6MT. A Bachmann 2009 model. This locomotive was extensively rebuilt due to its poor running and wrong proportioning, we then renamed and renumbered it, adding detail according to research
71000 Duke of Gloucester
BR Britannia Pacific 8P. Originally a Hornby Super Detailed 2010 model named Britannia. The footplate was extended, the front end rebuilt and the valve gear custom built.
108 Two Coach DMU
Bachmann 2009 model filled with passengers.
Johnson 1F. Scratchbuilt in 1969
‘Crab’ Mogul 2-6-0 5MT. Wills kit built with Romford wheels in 1975.
Fowler 0-6-0 4F. Wills kit with Romford wheels built in 1973.
Pug. Airfix carefully detailed circa 1982.
BR Standard Mogul 2-6-0 4MT. Made in 1979 from a 1963 Airfix plastic body kit and the chassis of a 1962 Tri-ang Princess model named ‘The Princess Royal’. Due to sun damage it was re-bodied in 2005.
BR Standard 2-10-0 9F. Bachmann repainted and brush weathered circa 2008.
M79971 Park Royal Rail Bus.
An Airfix plastic kit bought for £9.99 in 2011 is built on its own plastic chassis. A small Japanese motor with an extended dual drive-shaft powers all four wheels.
46133 The Green Howards
An original Hornby LMS model, bought used. Repainted, relined into British railways 1952 era, repaired, weighted, new chimney, footplate crew and real coal added.
Beyer Garratt 47971
Heljan/Hattons Beyer Garratt BR 47971. Early emblem added. Self weathered. A fine addition to our layout.
46251 City of Nottingham
Coronation Pacific 8P. A Hornby Super detailed (Weathered) model made in 2004.
Un-rebuilt Patriot 6P Scratchbuilt model built in 1975.
46100 Royal Scot
Rebuilt Royal Scot 7P. An Airfix 1978 Royal Scot model.
46203 Princess Margaret Rose
Princess Royal Pacific 8P. Hornby Super detailed 2001 model with hand painted weathering.
46224 Princess Alexandra
Coronation Pacific 8P. Originally a Wrenn 1968 model, rebuilt in 2011 from searched parts, the motor was rewound, the engine renamed, repainted, and heavily detailed in 2011.
B1 4-6-0 5MT. A Bachmann model rewired in 2008 due to bad running and it’s split chassis construction.
BR Standard 4-6-0 5MT. A DJH model built with a Hornby tender drive unit. We bought it at a fair in 1998 and spent hundreds of hours getting it to run.
Fowler 2P. Originally a Hornby Railways 1973 model rebuilt in 1983 with re-proportioned body, re-wheeled, weighted and heavily detailed.
Fowler 2-6-4t 4P. Hornby 2004 super detail model, hand weathered.
‘Dirty Duck’ Mogul 2-6-0 4MT. A Bachmann 2006 model.
Jinty. Wills kit built in 1971.
Caledonian Tank. K’s kit built circa 1985
Standard 2-6-4t 4P. Originally a 3 rail 1953 Hornby Dublo model rewired and re-wheeled in 1965.
92220 Evening Star
BR Standard 2-10-0 9F. A Bachmann 9F repainted, renumbered and renamed in 2011.
D9017 The Durham Light Infantry.
Deltic Diesel Locomotive. Bachmann 2006 Model
60003 Andrew K. McCosh
Originally a Hornby 1981 tender drive model, Mallard. Front end re-sculptured, repainted, footplate crew and real coal added.