The next addition will be a fully fitted covered goods for fast running, but here are just a few views of completed stock....
62ft 6" mess & tool van from a Blacksmith kit uses CPL couplings & other detail castings.
Hand written seven plank opens
Glass lined six wheeled milk tankers, in a mixed train.
1930s Siphon and Horsebox.
More hand written P.O. 7 plank opens on their way back to the valleys.
Signal dept stores van with glass panelled skylights in the arc roof.
L.N.E.R. Full brake No crossing the occupation bridge on the down main heading for Abergavenny and the south west. Photo Barry Norman
Welsh valley coal heading inland, waiting in loops first at Pontypool Road, then Abergavenny, and on toward the Midlands. The short train will only make light work for the clean 28xx class locomotive No 2862 and it’s 3500 gallon tender. Original by Steve Flint/Railway Modeller
57xx 0-6-0T with well & flat stock.
This steam roller just fits under the loading gauge, and it is accompanied by a horse drawn water tank with an elbow grease lift pump, platform & hose.
Long & short body horseboxes here, with screw couplings for comfort
Back to Exeter for No 35662.
Dairy and perishables with 6 wheel and later bogie siphon coupled to milk tankers. Photo by Barry Norman
No 4701 heads a livestock train away, north east. This scene could be re-created in a few years time when the replica no 4709 sees the light of day. Photo Barry Norman
Coal empties heading back to Wales for another load.
Cardiff's Breakdown crane briefly occupies the Yard headshunt.
Empty unfitted six, four and seven plank P.O. opens returning south west.
Loco coal empties crossing the facing points for the down loop.