Stock details

Some notes on GWR small prairie tanks
GWR engine headlamp codes
Some pictures of GWR Armstrong Goods ('388' class)
Some GWR tank engine bunker seams
GWR standard boilers – a beginners guide
Reversing gear arrangements on some GWR locomotives
Layout of Stephenson gear on a Churchward standard 2-cylinder locomotive
A Beginner's Guide to GWR tenders
A Beginner's Guide to GWR large prairie tanks
Some notes on the GWR 64xx class
Some notes on the Star class
Some notes on the Dukedog class
The Great Western's heavy tanks
4-6-0 identification guide
A Beginner's Guide to Pannier Tanks
A Beginner's Guide to GWR outside-frame 4-4-0s
Some deep-frame bogies on GWR 4-4-0s
A Beginner's Guide to GWR 4-coupled tanks
GWR bunker styles (small engines)

List of loco classes (text file)

List of loco classes (Wikipedia)

Spreadsheet of loco lot numbers and loco numbers (courtesy of John Daniel)


The Slip Coach
GWR coach roof ventilators
Some notes on Bristol Division GWR B-sets
Common GWR coach bogie types
GWR 4-wheel post-1890 'City' stock

Coach numbering: the Michael Harris book on Great Western Coaches from 1890 gives a date order listing of lot numbers, diagrams and coach numbers. An easier way of identifying the diagram number from the running number can be found in this Word doc (or equivalent pdf), compiled by Glyn Jones. Mike Flemming has added more details, particularly on the earlier coaches, in an Excel spreadsheet.


GWR Goods Brake Vans
GWR Shunters Trucks
A Beginner's Guide to GWR iron/steel loco coal and mineral wagons
A Beginner's Guide to GWR wagon brakes

Two sets of notes (as Word documents) compiled by Gareth Price on wagon types:
Lineside details


A selection of GWR water cranes
Conical 17-gallon milk churns
GWR ground signals
A selection of pictures of GWR semaphore signals
Clutton's signal construction and operation
A selection of pictures of GWR point rodding
GWR electric token apparatus

Layout Ideas


Avoiding the cliché
Go Edwardian!
Modelling the Welsh Valleys
Modelling the Broad Gauge


A Beginner's Guide to Modelling the Broad Gauge
The Taff Vale Pages


Modelling the Taff Vale Railway
Kits for Taff Vale Railway

The Barry Pages

Modelling the Barry Railway
Kits for Barry Railway
The Cambrian pages


Modelling the Cambrian lines
Kits for Cambrian Railways


The Rhymney pages


Kits for Rhymney Railway


The Brecon & Merthyr pages


Kits for Brecon & Merthyr Railway stock


The M&SWJR Pages


Modelling the M&SWJR
Kits for M&SWJR
Modelling the DN&SR


Modelling the DN&SR


The Bristol & North Somerset line


Down the line on the Bristol & North Somerset


Modelling the Watlington branch

Modelling the Watlington branch
The Brentford Branch


The Brentford Branch
GWR road vehicles and horse-drawn vehicles
Models by Daryle Toney