Category Archives: Models

In Pictures: Robert Whetstone Models in operation

It was planned that once again in 2020 once a month  at Crich that if you ventured into the Great Exhibition Hall you may have seen some trams actually running. They may not be full scale trams – those in … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Model Trams on display at Crich

If you look around the edge of the Great Exhibition Hall at Crich you will find a myriad of model trams on display, with some of them occasionally being demonstrated at the once a month Model Tram days. This article … Continue reading

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Trams of all shapes and sizes for Blackpool ‘Winter Gold’ event

The second ‘gold’ operating weekend for Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours took place on 25th & 26th February, with the now well established formula of six trams running to a timetable including one trip each to Fleetwood once again being used. … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Chesterfield 7 back in service & Models on display at Crich

This latest pictorial update from Crich features two recent events. Over the weekend of 20th and 21st August there was a Models Weekend which saw a number of layouts on display in the Great Exhibition Hall. Meanwhile as we reported … Continue reading

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MER model on sale now

If you are still looking for Christmas present ideas for the tram enthusiast in your life then look no further as a new model of Manx Electric Railway Winter Saloon 21 is now available directly from Isle of Man Railways … Continue reading

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Model trams stolen from Heaton Park

During the model tram show held as part of the annual Trans Lanc Rally at Heaton Park on Sunday 6th September, two model trams were noted missing, believed stolen, from the exhibition at the Middleton Road tram depot.

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Over 4,000 people enjoy the Beamish Model Tramway Exhibition

Whilst a large number of visitors to Beamish, the Living Museum of the North were enjoying their full sized counterparts there was the first model tram exhibition for a number of years taking place on the third and fourth day … Continue reading

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Birkenhead 69 & 70 in miniature

Popular model-makers Bachmann have revealed that they will release OO gauge models of the two purpose-built Hong Kong trams which are residents of the Birkenhead heritage tramway early next year. Models of both 69 and 70 in their current liveries … Continue reading

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