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My latest unboxing and review video of the Hornby Duck that is a GWR Pannier Tank from the Thomas and Friends range. This one is a 2006 stamped model and I believe that Duck was first released in earlier 1986 until the model was discontinued in 2011. Hornby did announce that they are not going to make the Thomas and Friends range after 2018. So it will be unlikely that Hornby will ever make this model train again unfortunately.

The model is very nice and clearly represents Duck's happy and cheerful face as he was one of the happier engines in the early television series. However he can sometimes take it personal when Diesel the shunter disliked him in the "Pop Goes The Diesel" and "Diesel's Devious Deed" where he told lies about poor Duck where Gordon, James and Henry turned against Duck without knowing the facts. Anyway enough of that because I am covering the model, not the program.

The Hornby model is a nice replica and I do prefer it to the other makers that make a similar model other scales. The performance is okay but due to problems with my track when I am in the process of fixing and I hope it will be solved by the time I do the next video. That lead to random derailments which I do apologise for

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Here is my unboxing and review video of the Hornby Railways R9046 Toby The Tram Engine in OO gauge that is from the Thomas and Friends of model trains that Hornby are producing until the end of 2018. Toby the Tram Engine first came out in 2006 as a brand new model from Hornby and uses the same chassis as the Bill and Ben models that Hornby used to make until about 2010 although the chassis was reconfigured to an 0-6-0 setup and has drawbars on the sides like Toby does in the television series.

The model is a pre-owned example and there is no paperwork or anything else than just the box it arrived in but I am an experienced model railway user and I did give this model train a service before I did this review because it needed it to be honest.

The Hornby model of Toby ran considerably well and he could handle the test train of the Troublesome trucks and the other relaited freight car wagons in the rake consist. The model is NOT DCC ready but it is fairly simple to add a decoder into the model if you know how to do it and there are guides to this on the internet anyway. Overall a very nice model of Toby although he may be a wee bit tall for some sheds and low tunnels.

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Here is my unboxing and review video of the Hornby R9292 Henry the Green Engine from the Thomas and Friends range of OO gauge model trains that Hornby will have in their range of model trains until the end of 2018 as this year 2018 will be the final year that Hornby will be making the Thomas and Friends range of model trains and rolling stock sadly.

The Henry model steam engine from Hornby is based on the Class 5MT (or Black 5) and carries the number 3 on the tender as per Henry in the TV series. The steam locomotive model is locomotive-driven with additional pickups in the tender and the model is DCC ready complete with an 8 pin input. The Henry model performs well and the model is a very nice and smooth runner and he can haul the short test train with ease.

This model train is the post-2015 model that Hornby released in 2016 and Henry is painted this time into the correct shade of green as he would have been seen in the TV episodes that I remember seeing in the 1980's as I have not seen the later CGI shows of Thomas and friends. The model is presented in the colourful and stylish revised packaging with the clear plastic inlays that does make handling the model train easier in my opinion. Overall a very nice model from Hornby and one to consider getting if you collect these model trains like I am doing :).

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Here is another wee unboxing and review video of the Hornby Gordon's Brake Coach that goes at the back of his train due to the luggage compartment. This Hornby model is from the Thomas and Friends range of model trains that Hornby has made between 1985 and 2018 over the last 33 years although this model is the post-2015 example as it comes in the new revised packaging and has the metal wheels fitted instead of the plastic ones like on the older Hornby examples.

Sadly 2018 is the final year that Hornby will be producing the Thomas and Friends range. I have already shown this passenger carriage on the test train that I used in the review and unboxing of the Hornby Gordon the Blue Engine review. A nice model of a passenger train car from Hornby in my opinon.

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Here is my unboxing and review video of the Hornby Gordon the Blue Engine steam locomotive that carries the number 4 from the Thomas and Friends range of OO gauge model trains that Hornby currently produce but after 2018. Hornby will not be making anymore of the Thomas and Friends range of model locomotives which is a shame. This version of the Gordon model locomotive is in the correct shade of blue although it is one of the post-2015 models that was released in 2016. Gordon is the Blue Engine that pulls the express train on the isle of sodor in the Thomas The Tank Engine and Friends TV series and is my favourite large steam locomotive because he does have a serious personality but he does like to help the other engines when they get themselves into trouble like Thomas and Percy did in some episodes from the first television series.

This model from Hornby is tender driven and it is DCC ready via the 8 pin decoder input. The model is a almost silent and a very smooth running although my test train I used for the test run was only two of Gordon's coaches because this is all I have at the present time. I will have a longer train for when I do a Thomas model train running session in December this year.

The packaging is the new blister type clear packaging and it does the job well of protecting the model train when it is not in use. I recommend getting this one before they are all gone because 2018 will be the final year for this model train sadly.

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Here is my unboxing and review video of the Hornby R109 Brake Van from the Thomas and Friends series of OO gauge model trains and rolling stock. I got this model because I needed a matching brakevan for my Thomas and Friends freight train and this one goes at the back of the freight cars and will be seen in action on various model train running sessions in the future.

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Here is my review and unboxing video of the Hornby R9203 Cattle Wagon from the Thomas and Friends range of OO gauge model trains. This is a 2005 issued model freight car according to the data on the outer box sleeve and this will be used on a test train in future review videos as and when I get hold of some of the main charactar locomotives into my model train collection.

The freight car wagon has metal wheels and the basic tension lock automatic couplers. Nothing special about this freight car in terms of appearence but the quality for a 12 year old model freight car is very good in my opinion and would look okay in a rake behind Percy, Edward or James on a freight train.

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Just a wee video to wish you all a happy halloween for this year and I will be back with another video very soon.

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Here is my review and unboxing video of the Hornby R9283 Thomas & Friends Train Set in OO gauge and this is the first time I have covered a Thomas train set in a review video. It is always great to try new things and the reason I am starting to collecting these type of model trains is because the first reason is that 2018 is going to be the final year that these train sets and the Thomas and friends range of model trains to be produced by Hornby. So I am not missing out and I am pleased I got this train set as its a matter of "now" or "never" as they say.

This is a basic starter train set from Hornby that includes a simple oval of track with a train controller to get the model train going. The train set includes Thomas himself as well as Annie and Clarabel that Thomas hauled in the television program that made its debut back in 1984. There is a free DVD that came with the train set that is sealed although my copy of the DVD is loose inside the case as it must of come off the spindle at some point.

The model in this newer Hornby Thomas and Friends train set has the correct shade of blue as this train set was released in 2016 where as the older models of the train charactars in the series that Hornby first released in the 1980's and the 1990's had a darker shade of blue in terms of Thomas and Gordon. I have only this train set from the Thomas And Friends series of Hornby models for the time being but watch this space as I do plan to get more of them for my model train collection.

Performance is good as Thomas responds well to the controller but I only did a wee test run before making this video to ensure that everything was working as it should do. As this is a brand new model train, I will give it a run-in session before I do another video featuring this Thomas model in that video.

Overall this is a nice compact model train set for those that like Thomas and would make a great present for someone. Factoring in that 2018 is the final year for getting the Hornby..

It is time for another model train catalogue overview video and this time around I am covering the Lima Collection Model Railways OO Gauge 1999/2000 Catalogue Brochure. The catalogue came with some flyers of other releases and I did these first in this video to get them out of the way.

This is the first time I have done this one as I found it online for sale and I bought it for my collection of model train brochures and I will get more of them as and when I get hold of them.

There is a decent range of model trains shown including various HST train packs in liveries of the post-privatisation era shortly after British Rail was privatised. There is other diesel and electric locomotive also shown in the brochure including 60008 that is shown in the catalogue although this one was not a new release because it first came out in 1996 and I have reviewed this one in my last upload.

There is also a selection of passenger car, freight cars and other rolling stock as well as track, controllers and other accessories to make a perfect model railway of your dreams.

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My second model train review and this one is a Lima Class 60 that is numbered as 60008 in the black and orange Loadhaul livery and is named as "Gypsum Queen II" as per the actual locomotive was in the mid to late 1990's. 60008 was one of the 5 Class 60 diesel locomotives that wore the Orange/Black full Loadhaul livery between 1995 to 1997 when EWS took over from Loadhaul, Mainline and Transrail. The other Class 60's to wear this livery at the time was 60007, 60025, 60038 and 60059 respectively.

I have upgraded this Lima Class 60 as I have painted the grilles with some flat matt black paint to "tone" down the unrealistic grey whilst maintaining the view of the moulded radiator parts. I have added some replacement wipers as there was only two that came with the model as evident due to a glue mark where I attached them. I only need two ploughs and a lighting kit to finish off this model as I will be added a driver in the cab just in time for the next model train running session that will be up this month.

The performance on this example is very responsive considering that this model train has a ringfield motor. These Lima model trains can be obtained for a good deal and hence their low cost, these models are ideal for updating to bring them inline with the newer mid range model train.

Being a realist here. The Lima Class 60 will not match the sheer high quality and performance of the premium Hornby model. But the Lima model is ideal for those on a budget and may not be able to afford the superior Hornby example.

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Here is another model train catalogue overview video from me that is the Hornby Railways 2000 Millenium Edition of the model train catalogue of various OO gauge model trains that were released in that year. This video includes a shoulout to one of subscribers that made a kind donation to me with thanks as I do appreciate any donations or tips that I receive as I am planning to get a high quality video camera at the end of the year. I was pleased about that because I didn't expect anything :).

The Hornby Railways model train catalogue shows all the model train sets, steam locomotive models, diesel locomotive models, electric locomotive models as well as passenger and freight cars as well as track, controllers and scenic buildings etc to build a model railway.

The Hornby model train catalogue includes the Thomas and Friends OO gauge scale model trains as well which includes, Thomas, Percy, Gordon and James that sadly could mean that 2018 is the end of this range of model trains from Hornby. Shame that Hornby couldn't keep the range in production but they have their reasons and we have to respect this.

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Here is the first review and unboxing video to come of October 2018 and this is my review of the Lima L106520 Class 43 High Speed Train Set in the Intercity Swallow colours as I originally had one of these when they first came out in 1994. The train set was released around 1994/1995 as the supplied Lima track is the (then) newer nickel silver model train track instead of the older steel track. I gave the model power a service and installed some new traction tyres as well before doing this video as old ones had split in places due to very long storage time. So the model is prone to stalling until the old ringfield motor warms up and gets going.

The fleetnumbers of the two power cars are 43051 and 43072 that make up this set and to be honest the Class 43 HST makes one impressive streamlined high speed passenger express train that the real trains that run in the Mainland UK have a top speed of 125mph and can still be seen in England, Wales and Scotland today although the real trains now have different colours hence that British Rail was privatised between 1995 to 1997 that lead to many private railway operators inheriting these HST's trains from British Rail.

Lima is no longer trading on its own terms and was taken over by the well known Hornby company in 2004. So getting hold of one of these train sets in this condition is not going be easy or cheap let's face it. However these trains do come up on some well known auction sites at times, so you may find one there but they are only available secondhand and not new anymore.

I used the included Lima power controller and as shown early in the test run. The model train responds well to the power controller and the power controller connects to the track via the supplied "jumper" cable. The train set is in OO gauge and uses traditional 12 volts DC. I do have some special videos to come here in October and November as I am going to do another model train running session music video as soon as I get some more required it..

Here is my latest model bus review video and my last review of September 2018. This is a review of the CMNL (Creative Master Northcord Limited) Volvo B7TL Alexander ALX400 that is reference as UKBUS0030. The model is represented as EEZ2882 and in the Translink Metro livery as seen around the Belfast area. However I have noticed that there is no Translink logos present on the model and I was wondering that if this is due to licensing issues or if the real bus was like that at some point. I don't know much about the Belfast buses because I live in Derry/Londonderry and we have the Foyle Metro here as well as Translink Ulsterbus as well.

The model is very well made and the detailling is impressive as shown in the video. I used a box as a make shift table because I wanted to show the model using daylight. The model is a limited edition run of 1000 units produced worldwide although there is no certificate included like with other newer model buses from CMNL that were produced before they were taken over by the Northcord Model Company.

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This is a review and an unboxing video of the Hornby Railways R2035 Class 92 Electric Locomotive numbered as 92045 named as Chaucer in the EPS (European Passenger Services) triple grey livery. This model train was released 21 years ago in 1997 as part of the Hornby Railways "Top Link" model locomotive range that was first introduced in 1996 and personally. I think this model locomotive was one of the best releases at the time as it was one of the few modern locomotives to have directional headlights. This makes my fourth model Class 92 in total to join my fleet of model trains and I do plan to get more model trains to review in due course with another train set review planned that is of a Lima set this time but that is all I am saying for now.

The 1997 revised Hornby model of the Class 92 has the plastic pantograph arms fitted to make the model more true to scale with the actual train. This model locomotive uses the ringfield motor that gives enough weight for the Class 92 to haul a decent sized freight train although it can surely handle these rake of 5 Lima tankers easily enough without any issues.

As a protocol, I always give my model trains a run in and a service if necessary on any pre-owned model trains that I buy. I got this one as a pre-owned model train and the only detraction is that a buffer is missing but I have replacements on the way so that is not a problem either. The prices of these older model trains can vary but I would not pay more than £50 posted for an excellent example like this one.

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Here is another model train and railway OO gauge catalogue overview video and this one is a look at the Hornby 1997 model train catalogue that was the first of the new format design that can hold more pages than the older stapled ones could.

The catalogue has some very interesting model trains as it shows some of the liveries from when British Rail was first privatised between 1995 and 1997 where things would change forever that has lead to some cool liveries from many different private railway companies.

That said, there are some very nice train sets in OO gauge that I would love to do a review of if I can find them. Especially some of the modern ones. Anyway I hope you will enjoy this one and I appreciate all positive and constructive feedback on my content as always.

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This is an experimental video as I have not done unboxing videos before and its not very often that I look at the hardware side of model railways. This is the Hornby Railways R921 OO Gauge Model Train Power Controller that was also issued in many train sets between 1991 and 1994 when it was superceeded by the R965 that had more functions.

I will be using this model train controller to review any train sets that come with the current R8250 train controllers as these older model train controllers seem to have more power than the newer ones when it comes to handling the more powerful model trains from other brands.

As always. I appreciate all positive and constructive feedback on my new videos that I am experimenting with to improve my channel and as always. I have more reviews to come that will be once a week.

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This is my review of the 1997 released Hornby Class 92 Electric Locomotive as 92020 named as "Milton" in the EPS (European Passenger Services) triple grey livery. The EPS Class 92's were intended to be used on overnight sleeper trains that would offer low cost train travel into Europe from the UK via the Channel Tunnel. However this never materialised and was scrapped due to alternative competition from low cost airlines that made this venture unviable sadly.

The Hornby model of 92020 was first announced in the 1996 Hornby Calalogue under the ID number of R374 which was released but the 1997 model received some tweaks and a new ID number of R2004 complete with a new style slide out box as it was part of the Hornby Railways "Top Link" range and the Hornby Class 92 has working directional headlights that illuminate in direction of travel and has the ringfield motor as well.

Personally I think this is still a nice model train from Hornby Railways and it runs very well hence that it is a 21 year old model train. The Hornby Class 92 seemed to be able to handle the rake of freight wagons behind it without any problems. The model train is pre-owned as I did not buy this one new, so the prices of this model locomotive will vary depending on the seller and condition. I would not pay more than £45 for one of these though.

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This is just a quick review of the Oxford Diecast Bedford OWB Bus in the Belfast Corporation livery that is a fairly recent addition to my model bus fleet and is one of the two Northern Ireland model buses that I currently have. The model is registered as GZ448 and the bus dates from around 1947 from my understanding. However I would be grateful for any concrete information about the real bus if it is preserved at all?

The model is very good for detail taking into account the price that I paid for it when I bought it back in June this year and I did review this back in August but I have only just got around to getting this video uploaded. i will do some more model bus reviews as my model bus fleet grows in due course and my next model bus review will be up in October.

Overall it is a nice model from Oxford Diecast and I would hope to see Oxford make a Leyland Atlantean East Lancs model bus in 1/76 scale in Blackpool Transport livery along with a few others as Oxford have not made many double deck buses in OO gauge.

Rest assured that I will be contuing to do my model train reviews throughout September with one a week as and when I build up my model train collection over time. So keep an eye out for some special videos to come in October as well as I am looking forward to doing these videos to be honest.

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This is a review of the OO Gauge Hornby Class 91 Electric Locomotive model train that is numbered as 91031 in the Intercity livery named as "Sir Henry Royce" that was released in 1996. This Class 91 model is part of the Hornby "Top Link" range of model trains that was introduced in 1996 until the top link branding was dropped in 2000 if I remember correctly.

The Class 91 model has the type 6 ringfield motor that is quite a fast runner on this model as the responsiveness is very good as is shown in the test run on this video. The performance is very good factoring in that this model train was released 22 years ago. This proves that these older ringfields can be very reliable and responsive if they are looked after and well maintained.

The model has been fitted with a replacement chassis at some point as the front valence is in black like those supplied with the Intercity 225 sets as opposed to the white valance at the front end near the bufferbeam that was shown on the model in the 1996 Hornby Railways catalogue. Its nothing that some white paint cannot fix though as I do like to detail my model trains and I will be addind a driver into this model a bit later.

The price of this model locomotive will vary as it is now only available to buy as a pre-owned used model train as this model train from Hornby is 22 years old. The model is great and does look nice in the fleet but the only let down is a lack of directional lighting although there are third party lighting kits available to retrofit to the model if required.

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This is an experimental video for my channel that I doing for research as I am willing to try new things and in this video. I am doing an overview video of the 1996 Hornby Railways Catalogue of their OO gauge model trains including train sets, locomotives and rolling stock etc that was made and released 22 years ago.

I would be grateful to hear all positive and constructive feedback on this new venture of mine as I would like to cover older catalogues of model trains from Hornby and Lima as well as other brands as its always great to see things have changed in the world of model trains since the 1980's and the 1990's.

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This is a review and an unboxing video of the Hornby R782 BR 0-4-0ST Class 0F "Smokey Joe" Steam Engine OO gauge model train that has only just recently joined my fleet of model trains. This is just a wee 0-4-0 steam locomotive as this is currently the only one I have at the moment and this one is known as "Smokey Joe" as per the writing on the sides.

The model is the newer made in china model that has the upgraded motor and it is a very fast locomotive that can outrun most other UK model trains and these models have earned the title of "pocket rockets" because of their compact size that makes them idea for small layouts but do also boast an impressive top speed as well. I will be getting the older Hornby Railways variant that was made in England during the 1980's and 1990's that I will cover in another video. I do like to compare the old and new models to see what has changed so keep an eye out for a video of that one to come in the future.

The test train used with this model train was my "tea and biccies" (Tea and Biscuits) train as I used the Typhoo Tea and my McVities wagons that are from Hornby and Lima that will give this small model train a decent length train to test its haulage power and traction torque.

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Two trains at Birmingham Moor Street station in 2008

A train ride from Tyseley to Dorridge in March 2008.

This was filmed in 2008. One of my first railway videos I made back when I first started doing railway videos. Please note that its not in HD as I did not own such a camera back then.

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Welcome to the Transport & Simulation Hub. My channel was formerly known on YouTube as BritishRail60062. My channel covers all the things I like such as Simulation Video Games and Transport videos. I like Railways, Aviation, Marine Transport, Road Transport as well as Transport in Model Form as well. I also produce random reviews of model trains, model vehicles and even equipment that I use to make my videos with.

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