Happy New Year

Happy New Year from me, Andrea and Luna at Phoenix Hill Railways.
All the best to you and yours for a happy and prosperous 2022!

Due to the rise of the Omicron variant, December has been fairly quiet on the railway outings front, but that has given me a little bit more time to work on the model railways instead.

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Fairlie Wonderful

Two new 009 models arrived for the Bryn Ffenics Railway this week, in the form of Ffestiniog Railway ‘Fairlie’ 0-4-4-0T double locomotives.

These locos were announced ‘out of the blue’ by Bachmann in their Autumn/Winter update and were definitely a very pleasant surprise to the narrow gauge modelling community.
Given they were on shelves just a few weeks later, they’d obviously been under development for several years.

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