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Airfix is a UK manufacturer of injection-moulded plastic scale model kits of aircraft and other objects.
Andrew Barclay Sons & Co. are a builder of steam and later fireless and diesel locomotives.
The Avon Valley Railway (AVR) is a three-mile-long heritage railway based at Bitton station in South Gloucestershire, England, not far from Bristol and is run by a local group: The Avon Valley Railway Company Ltd.
A blackout during war, or in preparation for an expected war, is the practice of collectively minimizing outdoor light, including upwardly directed (or reflected) light.
British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.
Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams.
Crewe Heritage Centre is a railway museum located in Crewe, England.
Crewe railway works is a British railway engineering facility built in 1840 by the Grand Junction Railway.
Cumberland is a historic county of North West England that had an administrative function from the 12th century until 1974.
The Derby railway works comprised a number of British manufacturing facilities designing and building locomotives and rolling stock in Derby, England.
Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.
Graham Farish is a company that produces large quantities of British outline model railway equipment in N gauge.
Sir Henry Fowler, KBE (29 July 1870 – 16 October 1938) was a chief mechanical engineer of the Midland Railway and subsequently the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.
Hornby Railways is a British model railway brand.
Horwich Works was a railway works built in 1886 by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (LYR) in Horwich, near Bolton, in the North West of England when the company moved from its original works at Miles Platting, Manchester.
Kerr, Stuart and Company Ltd was a locomotive manufacturer from Stoke-on-Trent, England.
Lima S.p.A (Lima Models) was a brand of railway models made in Vicenza, Italy, for almost 50 years, from the early 1950s until the company ceased trading in 2004.
The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS)It has been argued that the initials LMSR should be used to be consistent with LNER, GWR and SR.
The Midland Railway (MR) was a railway company in the United Kingdom from 1844 to 1922, when it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.
The Midland Railway (MR) 3835 Class is a class of 0-6-0 steam locomotive designed for freight work.
The National Railway Museum (NRM) is a museum in York forming part of the British Science Museum Group of National Museums and telling the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society.
The North British Locomotive Company (NBL, NB Loco or North British) was created in 1903 through the merger of three Glasgow locomotive manufacturing companies; Sharp, Stewart and Company (Atlas Works), Neilson, Reid and Company (Hyde Park Works) and Dübs and Company (Queens Park Works), creating the largest locomotive manufacturing company in Europe and the British Empire.
Piston valves are one form of valve used to control the flow of steam within a steam engine or locomotive.
A plain bearing, or more commonly sliding bearing and slide bearing (in railroading sometimes called a solid bearing or friction bearing), is the simplest type of bearing, comprising just a bearing surface and no rolling elements.
Route Availability (RA) is the system by which the permanent way and supporting works (bridges, embankments, etc.) of the railway network of Great Britain are graded.
Scrap consists of recyclable materials left over from product manufacturing and consumption, such as parts of vehicles, building supplies, and surplus materials.
The Sharpness branch line was a railway in Gloucestershire, England, built by the Midland Railway (MR) to connect the port of Sharpness to the main Bristol and Gloucester Railway.
The Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway – almost always referred to as "the S&D" – was an English railway line connecting Bath in north east Somerset and Bournemouth now in south east Dorset but then in Hampshire, with a branch from Evercreech Junction to Burnham-on-Sea and Bridgwater.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
The Stephenson valve gear or Stephenson link or shifting link is a simple design of valve gear that was widely used throughout the world for all kinds of steam engines.
The West Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three historic subdivisions of Yorkshire, England.
The West Somerset Railway (WSR) is a heritage railway line in Somerset, England.
Sir William Arthur Stanier, FRS (27 May 1876 – 27 September 1965) was Chief Mechanical Engineer of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles and no trailing wheels.