Taking a ride on “God’s Wonderful Railway”, aka The Great Western Railway Company

My readers will recall that in my last blog I described an OO scale model of the new UK Intercity Express Train (Class 800) which I had purchased. A few comments about the actual, real life Class 800 were also part of that particular article. More and more of these units are now finding their way […]

La dolce vita: More train photographs from my friends traveling in Italy

Just to make me envious, one of my friends sent me a couple of photographs while traveling in Northern Italy.  The first one is at Milano Centrale showing a Swiss Federal Railways (Schweizerische Bundesbahnen) electric multiple unit. These are tilting high speed trains built by Alstom Italy. The Swiss Railways classify them as RABe 503, […]

Old Oak Common Depot Open House Revisited…

Tempus fugit indeed! Here it is January 2018 already and I am finally working on a blog entry which I promised back in October 2017! If you will recall I had been in London in September of that year and was able to attend an open house at the Great Western Railway’s High Speed Train […]