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Remembrance 2019. Wartime Trains

we were running and displaying wartime trains...

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Sir Anthony, the newly acquired Peckett 0-6-0ST shunting engine

we bought one of Hornby's latest models, the Peckett 0-6-0ST...

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Hogwart's at Famous Trains

Our Hogwart's Castle looms over the small model railway...

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The Coronation Arrives

Famous Trains has been wanting an LNER Coronation...

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Famous Trains in "The Derbyshire Life"

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Our Big Gun

Our big gun has arrived...

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Our Beyer Garratt locomotive is back on the rails...

Our massive Beyer Garratt locomotive is back in service...

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Our Member of the Year for 2019...

Our president has selected for this year's Member of the Year...

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After the Mayor of Derby had gone...

Our young member Chris Bunting presented Famous Trains with his completely scratch built model of a tram engine...

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Our Fifth Anniversary of Public Opening

Famous Trains, its members and volunteers were honoured yesterday by a visit from the Mayor and Mayoress of Derby...

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Two New Railways for Famous Trains...On The Shelf!

If you visit Famous Trains at Markeaton Park in Derby there is a good reason to look upwards...

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Just Delivered! A Limestone Hopper Train

Famous Trains now has a train of eighteen modern bogie limestone hopper wagons...

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Modelling the Midland Region

Coming Shortly.....due out early 2019...

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Richard and his Train

Richard and his OO-scale model of the 1935 Silver Jubilee streamlined train were reunited...

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The Great Gathering

Our Life Member Ken Wood has presented to Famous Trains his presentation case of the six model A4s...

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A Train of Boxes

Under the pretext that it is 'modern' (that is post steam age), we now run a model Freightliner train...

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Our 30,000th visitor

Amy Jensen...was amazed to be...the 30,000th visitor to Famous Trains!

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