A few locomotives have passed through the works recently while Part Three of The British Railway Series: Episode 15 has been worked on.
First up, 8009, St.Paul's Cathedral, the fictional ex-GWR Cathedral locomotive has been finished:
...and looks rather amazing, given its humble origins. This is the first entirely fictional locomotive I have built, and it probably won't be the last...!
We have a new Jubilee locomotive being repainted - its an older Bachmann split chassis model, not up to the standard of the recent release, but decent enough that it warranted a repaint into BR green as 45742 Connaught (and the late crest is a mistake - it needs a cycling lion emblem to be accurate).
It's progressing nicely and currently awaiting numberplates and tender transfers. It'll also be weathered. But not quite as weathered as this Dapol kit:
Which I have used as weathering practise for this:
...which going to look really realistic I hope, in the final part of Day of the Deltic.
Until next time!