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FTMR Photos of Model Trains - Steam : Last two years

We pride ourselves in an extensive collection of model steam trains. The pictures below are just part of our collection.

All photos relevant to the building or the various layouts are presented with the oldest at the top

© Colin Boocock 2012-2021

BR 30119
British Railways 4-4-0 hauling local train out of Chiney main station (Year taken, 2019)
Peckett hauling freight
A small Peckett 0-4-0 ST hauling wagons out of Darley Green yard before propelling them across the road into the factory yard where it belongs. (Year taken, 2019)
Sir Anthony working at Darley Mill
Sir Anthony, a new Peckett 0-6-0ST, shunting a fuel oil tank wagon at Darley Mills (Year taken, 2019)
1930s single carriage trains at Darley Green
Remembrance 2019. 1930s single carriage branch line trains at Darley Green Station. On the right is a streamlined 1934 GWR Diesel rail-car. On the left is a much slower single carriage steam train. (Year taken, 2019)
distinctive wartime trains
Remembrance 2019. Distinctive WW2 Wartime trains. On the left is an ambulance train. On the right, tanks are being conveyed (Year taken, 2019)
Front end of LNER Coronation Express
An LNER Coronation express being hauled by an A4 Pacific 4484 Falcon. The train used to work between London King's Cross and Edinburgh, but, like the Silver Jubilee, was withdrawn on the onset of the second world war. (Year taken, 2019)
Rear end of LNER Coronation Express
A star vehicle of the LNER Coronation London to Edinburgh express is the 'beaver-tail' observation car on the back. (Year taken, 2019)
The Pines Express
The Pines Express that used to run between Bournemouth West and Manchester. Two engines are pulling it because two were needed to get the heavy train over the Mendip Hills in Somerset with long gradients as steep as 1 in 50. That line, which was closed in 1966, had several tunnels, lke the one in our staged photograph. (Year taken, 2019)
Beyer Garratt articulated locomotive
Our refurbished Beyer Garratt locomotive trundling through Chinley station with a 40-wagons-long coal train from the Nottinghamshire coalfield to Fiddler's Ferry power station. (Year taken, 2019)
Royal Ascot Train
An 1899 Class T9 4-4-0 No. 119 works the Royal Ascot Train to places such as WIndsor and Ascot. This engine is painted green, unlike other classes of engine painted black by BR after 1948. The model (Hornby T9 30119) is decorated with the Royal Train headcode of four white discs. The train includes the two Pullman cars to carry the Royal Family; the two leading first class coaches carry other attendants and officials; and the third class brake at the back has the railway people in it. The four-wheeled van behind the engine tender presumably carries the cucumber sandwiches and other refreshments. (Year taken, 2019)
The miniature railway at Chinley Fairground
The miniature railway at Chinley Fairground. (Year taken, 2019)
tram engine with carriage
Scratch built tram engine with carriage, constructed and presented by Chris Bunting. (Year taken, 2019)
Harry Potter Hogwart's Castle Engine
The 4-6-0 engine which heads the Hogwart's Express, just like in the Harry Potter movies. It is called Hogwart's Castle. (Year taken, 2019)
Peckett 0-4-0ST at Darley Green
Peckett 0-4-0ST in its shed at the factory at Darley Green (Year taken, 2018)
RoD 2-8-0 on ambulance train at Chinley
Trains of Remembrance 2018. GWR engine RoD 2-8-0 hauls ambulance train at Chinley. Note army camp in background, by the circus big top. (Year taken, 2018)
RoD 2-8-0 on ambulance train at Chinley
Trains of Remembrance 2018. GWR engine RoD 2-8-0 hauls ambulance train out of Chinley Station. (Year taken, 2018)
LNER K3 and SR O2 at Chinley
Trains of Remembrance 2018. Engines LNER K3 2934, and Southern O2 225, with local passenger train, at Chinley. (Year taken, 2018)
LNER O1 2-8-0 on tanker train at Chinley
Trains of Remembrance 2018. LNER O1 2-8-0 hauls a long tanker train at Chinley (Year taken, 2018)
Engines C21 anad C24 on train carrying tanks at Chinley
Trains of Remembrance 2018. Engines C21 anad C24 haul a train carrying tanks at Chinley (Year taken, 2018)
7341 and 639 freight trains at Chinley
Trains of Remembrance 2018. Freight trains at Chinley hauled by engines 7341(visible) and 639(hidden). Note also the passenger train hauled by engine 635 (Year taken, 2018)
A G2A 0-8-0 engine being manoevred on Chinley sidings
A G2A 0-8-0 engine being manoevred on Chinley sidings (Year taken, 2018)
Two Class 5s on 'fifteen guineas special' at Chinley
Two Class 5s hauling a 'fifteen guineas special' at Chinley Station (Year taken, 2018)
London & North Eastern Railway Class P2 2-8-2 No. 2001 Cock o'the North with a train of twelve rather scruffy Gresley coaches in tow. (Year taken, 2018)
The driver and fireman of a "Terrier" answer the call of nature (behind the loco) on a small, nearly complete, diorama for Famous Trains' book to be published hopefully in 2018. (Year taken, 2018)