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    EFE Rail launches

    I live in Barnet,so naturally Im interested.Rode these many times in the early '70s when my Mum used to go to Oxford St and drag me round C&A(always skilfully avoiding Hamleys...)
  2. Another of the unsung genius which made all our childhoods so enjoyable and memorable.Thank you.
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    Hornby APT 2020

    A large collection of APT memorabilia was sold a couple of weeks ago,including a few ties.Id imagine this is one of those.
  4. How many coaches did Rocket run originally?
  5. Ive been hanging out at New Barnet station a lot these last few weeks(even made it as far as Welwyn North yesterday while waiting to collect my Sister-in -law from a job-what a great station that is!)and Ive noticed a awful lot of 5-car running on the sets,or two 5-car units coupled together.The Azumas really making its mark on the East Coast mainline now and is a beautiful train.
  6. Anyone remember "Little Cornwall" that was in The Signal Box,Newquay,in 1964?
  7. I don't wish to sound ungrateful or anything,it would be fantastic to have the Generator coach too.
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    Hornby W1 Hush Hush

    I'm really excited for this model,well done Hornby,excellent choice!
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    Hornby APT 2020

    Ive just realised the Rainhill celebrations were 40 years ago this month,where does the time go.
  10. Ive read that people are retreating back into their childhood and all the Hornby umbrella groups have been doing great business off the back of that.
  11. I'll certainly throw some business your way when things are settled.
  12. I ve ordered all 9.It would be rude of me not to as Ive been asking for models of these beautiful trains for years.I hope by doing so we may get the full LNER Coronation train next year.
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    New Hornby Rocket

    I'm fortunate enough to have a bound volume of "Railway Modeller" from 1964.There are a few interesting snippets and articles,including a article on modifying coaches from December that year.Given the 10mb limit on files Ill post them gradually.Heres the first:
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