Finally a home for all the boxes of locos, wagons, DCC controllers etc.etc. A trip to Ikea on Monday and a Hejne shelving kit later and now Die Keinnamebahn has an indexed store in my attic.
Category: Rolling Stock
I have just spent 3 days working on the locos for Die Keinnamebahn. Exhibition running after a 2 year storage certainly shows up any problems with your stock. After our Cromford show I have now serviced 24 locos and recalibrated them to a scale 25mph top speed to work on a DCC track voltage of 12 […]
Custom Model Decals (https://custom-model-decals.com) have announced a new set of decals for the Indian Railway mainline coaches. These accurate Hindi-English decals could easily be used on an Indian narrow-gauge layout. The decals were developed with the invaluable help of Jeremiah Bunyan in India, his mother undertaking the Hindi translations and checking that the Hindi was […]
This is a nice video guide to using resistance soldering units from the Scalefour Society.
Custom Model Decals displayed recently their latest decals which have readable text at only 0.6mm high. The use of their high-tech printer enables them to produce high-definition custom decals in as little as 7 days for clients in many scales. Currently Custom Model Decals are offering a 5% discount to members of several model societies […]
This conversion was made by Andy V8, a narrow gauge modeller. He has given me permission to post this article on his conversion. It used a cheap plastic souvenir model of the Garratt locomotive “ H.R.Zubieta” on the 600mm gauge Ferrocarril Austral Fueguino (FCAF) line in Uraguay. Andy used 2 Koppel locomotive chassis by […]
Well Annie and I took Die Keinnamebahn to the New Mills & District Railway Modellers exhibition at Chapel-en-le-Frith this weekend and I was most pleased that it worked well all weekend with only track cleaning required between days and the odd spot clean towards the end of the days. I thought I would share this […]
PLM ZZr 50 I came across a Chinese vendor on eBay selling 1:87 H0 Atlas Editions French Autorail models at a reasonable price (£15-£20 inclusive of postage). Several of these autorails were for metre gauge lines or short wheelbase standard gauge units. Having bought one to see what it was like I was hooked and […]
After advice from members on several forums I managed to re-gauge theBemo 1260/1 Loco No. 81 ‘Wallis’ electric tunnel loco from 12mmH0m to 9mmH0e gauge. I thought therefore, as this information appears to be a well-hidden ‘secret’ that I would post how I did it. 1: To remove the bogie cover plates to expose the […]