• Upgrading a named Hornby ‘Black Five’

    Upgrading a named Hornby ‘Black Five’


    For most locospotters during the 20 years or so of British Railways steam, the sight of a named Stanier ‘Black Five’ 4-6-0 was something to savour, for out of a class of no fewer than 842 locomotives, only four Scottish-based examples out of the five to be so honoured passed into nationalisation in 1948. Ian…

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