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Our Photo of the Week and Model of the Month sections are regularly updated with material provided by our members. If you have a photograph that you would like to be considered for Photo of the Week, or a model (not only locomotives) that you would like to write about for a future Model of the Month feature, please contact us at

Recent entries in both sections are shown below – click on the column headings to browse the full archives.

Photo of the Week No. 437

A summer evening outing on the Hillcot Light Railway in Sydney, Australia. Photo: Murray Lewis.

Photo of the Week No. 436

A Merlin Mayflower, seen at the Gretton Garden Railway Christmas steam and BBQ. Photo: Jim Chandler-Corris.

Photo of the Week No. 435

A scene on “Hopfields” at the 2015 National Garden Railway Show. Photo: Robert Hannaford.

Photo of the Week No. 434

Winter run on the Gravelye and Westlands. Photo: John Ely.

Photo of the Week No. 433

A “Lady Anne” and “Bertie” on a cold, misty day in Cambridgeshire. Photo: Steve Jordan.

February 2018 – Sir Haydnish

By Bert Coules

The Talyllyn’s number three Sir Haydn has always seemed to me one of the most delightful and attractive of all narrow gauge locos, […]

January 2018 – The W.H.R. Buffet Car

By David Thompson


Built for the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railway in 1893 by Ashbury’s of Manchester, coach No. 10 was built as a 4 door […]

December 2017 – Coal Fired Mamod

By Vince Sherwood

From being first interested in the hobby some 12 years ago, one my first purchases was of a second hand standard meths fired […]

November 2017 – A 3D Printed Critter

By Jason Morgan

Everyone has heard of 3D printing: the miracle process that can make any shape. It’s gradually changing the way that manufacturing works (especially […]

October 2017: Cardboard carriages and brake van

By Brian Torrens

I had been invited to exhibit at a local Model Railway Exhibition; my only problem was that I didn’t have much rolling stock, […]