This week we received a very generous donation from Vulcan Productions who, after three years of hard work, have produced a package of preserved Deltics for the PC game Train Simulator. The pack includes all six preserved Deltics and of course includes both 55022 (even 55022 as 55007) and 55016. For 55022, there is a […]
A full set of 12 Traction Motor contactor tips are now for sale on E-Bay, with funds going towards the repairs of Gordon, please see http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/192124364804?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649 for an unusual Deltic memento!!
Yesterday was the 10th anniversary since 55 022 ‘Royal Scots Grey’ made it’s 1st mainline outing under our ownership, as many will recall the loco hauled 55 002 back to the National Railway Museum at York and included 47 703 in the formation as insurance hauling the ‘renowned’ Green Mark 2 vacuum brake rake of […]
The eagle-eyed out there might have noticed that Texas senator Ted Cruz, who until the last day or so had been hoping to receive the Republican presidential nomination in the US, has adopted a certain number close to our hearts for his campaign donations…! Of course donations to the real 55022 (and D9016) are always […]
We’ve started work on the 2016 Calendar but would be pleased to receive some additional images – do you have any unseen or rarely seen quality deltic images you could contribute for the RSG 2016 Calendar? Ideally these would be shots from the BR era but outstanding photos from the preservation era will be considered […]
Amazingly, it is now just short of 2 and 1/2 years since 55 022 began working the ‘Translator Coach’/E.M.U. movements for GB Rail Freight. The movements across the City of Glasgow between K-B Rail Services, Glasgow Works at Springburn and Scotrail’s Shields T.M.D. are set to continue for the foreseeable future and hopefully other suitable […]
We were contacted during the week by Mike Lock who wanted to show us the great birthday present he’d just given his friend. Mike’s friend is a huge Deltic fan and 55022 is her favourite loco. So Mike decided to send Andy Dingley at yourlaser.co.uk some photos of the Royal Scots Grey nameplate along with […]
Today, the 18th June marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle Of Waterloo, the Royal Scots Greys regiment were at the forefront of the battle with Napoloeon and his French forces. The eagle of the French 45 Ligne was captured during the battle and the design was adopted as the regimental crest as carried by […]