1 year ago
AndyF 1 year ago

AndyF Conversion of Hornby Castle class loco to a local legend of 85B. What else could be rostered for my Cheltenham Spa Express model? 5017, formally St Donats Castle, renamed by BR in 1954 in recognition of the "Glorious Glosters" heroic stand at the Battle of Imjin, Korea, April 1951. The reason it took 3 years? They waited for the surviving PoWs to return home and March through Gloucester first. Loco was renamed by Lt.Col. James Carne, CO, 1st Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment during the Korean battle.

1 year ago

Project: Cheltenham Spa Express in OO
Outline: British
Scale: OO Gauge
Era: 1950s
Region: Western