Make way for the APT…

Make way for the APT…

…that is for the Hornby OO scale “Advanced Passenger Train”! Hornby is a United Kingdom based manufacturer of OO scale model trains. Very recently the company released a model of the British RailĀ  “Advanced Passenger Train”, generally referred to as the APT. I won’t go into much technical detail regarding the prototype. Suffice it to […]

New Toys!

Just a couple of days ago a few new toys arrived for my HO pike. This is another one of those times where I preordered a long time ago and then totally forgot about having done so. Model train companies tend to announce the intent to manufacture and release a new model with great fanfare, […]

Finally: High Speed Trains on the Chesapeake & Tenleytown Railroad

KATO Model Trains has finally released their N scale Deutsche Bahn Intercity Express (ICE) 4 set. The Japanese model train manufacturer’s forte seems to be N scale train models, but they do have a small HO assortment available also. (For more on model railroad scales, click here) The just released ICE set joins a handful […]