Letting our visitors know what's new on the website: and moreso to help us keep track of the changes ;-)

Stationmaster

Date format: YYYY-MM-DD (latest changes are found at the top of the page.)
(MC): Martin Clutterbuck - Site Founder and Administrator
(JG): James Gratton - Site Co-Editor

2017-09-08:
- Terence's page updated.
- NEW page for Max and Monty (JG)

2016-10-31:
- Added new photo of the Caledonian Railway No. 828 locomotive taken by a kind friend to Donald and Douglas's page.(MC)

2016-09-27:
- Added materials from Webmaster's 2015 visit to the Nene Valley Railway, owner of a real Thomas.(MC)

2016-02-10:
- The new Testbedford page with the story of Testbedford Mark 2, plus a new comment on Harold (MC)

2016-02-07:
- Updated Harold's page with new info on BEA's use of the S-55 (with pontoons) which may have inspired the Rev. Awdry to introduce the character in 1956. RSS rebuilding of NWR No.4 reposted unchanged. (JG)

2016-01-31:
- Uploaded photo and story of Webmaster's making Harold from the Airfix kit of the S-55 (MC)

2016-01-18:
- Thanks to visitor Rudi Newman, who found the real-life inspiration for the frozen mud incident recounted in the Mavis story from Tramway Engines. Read about it in the Real Stories Database! (JG)

2016-01-11:
- Dec. 1954 Model Railway News article by the Rev. W. Awdry added to Sodor - Modelling of... menu suite with thanks to Bob Lack (JG)

2016-01-04:
- Uploaded Gavin Rose's RWS database v.2 (JG)

2015-11-20:
- Fixed broken links on The Old Engine and Locations pages - thanks to Richard Marsden for letting us know about the broken links :) (JG)

2013-04-30:
- Kevin's page updated with Youtube video link of the 6 ton crane crane in operation. (JG)

2013-03-17:
- Fergus and Skarloey pages updated with new pictures courtesy Christopher Signore (with thanks!) (JG)

2013-01-07:
- *NEW* Gavin Rose's Railway Series Index and Database available for download. (JG)

2012-11-20:
- New photos of a restored 1173 ("Victor") sent to us courtesy of the JRC Album of the Cuban Railways Yahoo Group. They've been posted on Victor's page (JG)

2012-09-16:
- Contributor Jim Kelley shares an exciting update about Victor's prototype! (JG)

2012-06-12:
- Bachmann model pics added to Edward, Bill+Ben, Donald+Douglas, Mavis, Salty pages.(JG)
- Hornby model pic added to Murdoch's page. (JG)

2012-06-11:
-Spencer and Diesel pages updated with new header pictures courtesy of Christopher Signore.(JG)

2012-06-05:
- Merchandise page updated with slideshow of Johnny Morris' RWS Delyse album covers (JG)

2012-05-28:
- Updated Merchandise with new pictures from model engine cut-out books and...
- A Whitman wooden puzzle of Thomas the Tank Engine, found by Callum Walker. (JG)

2012-05-10:
- Updated Arthur and Murdoch pages with fresh artwork courtesy of Christopher Signore (JG)

2012-04-28:
- Updated Library page with RWS#42 and Series 13 (JG)

2012-04-19:
- New page added for Winston. (JG)

2012-04-16:
- Diesel-10's page updated. (JG)

2012-04-12:
- New pages added for Billy (and Charlie). (JG)

2012-04-11:
- New pages added for Fearless Freddie and Luke with thanks to our contributors. (JG)

2012-04-10:
- Updates to Merchandising (jigsaw puzzles), Diesel's, Dennis', Thomas', Percy's and James' pages (JG)
- New pages for Belle, Den, Dart and Stafford added with thanks to contributors. (JG)

2012-03-28:
- Added photos of LNER A3 103/502 (4472) taken by contributor Ajani Booth at the NRM, York in 2011.

2012-03-24:
- Merchandising page updated with rare 1957 LP album cover and record pictures found by Callum Walker on eBay. (JG)

2012-01-26:
- Menu updated, link added to Miscellaneous Awdryania page to new page created for Royal Mail's stamps released for the Rev. Awdry's Centenary. (JG)

2012-01-17:
- Link to East Anglian Film Archive website's clip of the Rev. Teddy Boston from 1962 added to his page. (JG)

2011-11-01:
- Railway Snap Card set updated in Merchandising page with new information and picture. (JG)

2011-07-15:
- Updated Simon Martin & Sean O'Connor's page re: Gordon's Origins (JG)
- Updated Library page to include story titles in WH SMITH Anthology: More Engine Stories - thanks to Callum Walker.(JG)

2011-06-01:
- Map Section updated with new TV Series Universe Sodor map found by Chris Signore.

2011-05-28:
- A few more items added to Library and Library Annex pages.

2011-05-27:
- Library and Merchandise pages updated, new Library Annex page created with new contributions by Callum W.

2011-05-11:
- Library page updated with additional rare anthology covers from Callum.

2011-05-10:
- Harold and Library pages updated with Callum Walker's vintage book cover contributions.

2010-12-19:
- After additional research, Gavin Rose has rebuilt his model version of Gordon MK II (JG)

2010-11-24:
- Robin Johns sends us the latest status pic of his"Kevin" restoration project. (JG)
- Scruff's page updated with LC Wooden Railway reference. (JG)

2010-10-26:
- Robin Johns shares photos with us of his restoration project of a vintage "Kevin"! (JG)
- Scruff's page uploaded. (JG)

2010-09-26:
- Rocky's page uploaded with our many thanks to breakdown crane expert Peter Tatlow for the pics. (JG)

2010-09-13:
- Site Administrator Martin Clutterbuck's excursion to the National Railway Museum in York in August warrants updates to the Real Stories Database (Book 8, Story 4), Gordon, Henry, National Collection and Whiff pages :) (JG)

2010-09-12:
- Flora's and Neville's pages uploaded. (JG)

2010-09-04:
- Simon Martin and Sean O'Connor's Gordon's rebuild page temporarily down for a rewrite. (JG)

2010-08-25:
- Madge's page updated with new photo thanks to Tony Wiese / John Giles (JG)
- The Rev. Teddy Boston's page updated with short article from the Times of London JG)

2010-07-31:
- New Site Search capability added (accessible from main page) (JG)

2010-07-24:
- Kevin's page updated with new pics (JG)

2010-07-24:
- New pages for Madge and Ferdinand uploaded (JG)

2010-07-15:
- New pages for Victor and Captain uploaded. (JG)

2010-07-09:
- New page for Dennis uploaded. (JG)

2010-07-07:
- New page for Hiro and Hank uploaded. (JG)

2010-07-05:
- New page for Molly and Whiff uploaded. (JG)

2010-07-04:
- New page for Kevin uploaded. (JG)

2010-06-27:
- New page for Albert & Rosie uploaded (JG)

2010-06-22:
- New Bash & Dash page uploaded with pics & info provided to us by Michael Kellogg of the Timber Heritage Association of Humboldt County, California U.S.A. (With our many thanks) (JG)

2010-06-20:
- Updated TV Engines characters list + added a new page for Mighty Mac. (JG)

2010-06-15:
- Updated Diesel-10's page with site visitor J. Souter's modelling efforts. (JG)

2010-06-14:
- Updated Real Stories Database with David Malinsky's contributions - book 16:3 + 18:3 (JG)
- Updated the Rev. Awdry's Tribute page with Thomas Foster's contribution. (JG)

2010-04-21:
- Removed defunct visitorville script from all pages that were causing errors.(JG)

2010-03-20:
- Thomas' page updated with Nene Valley Railway's connection with the engine. (JG for MC)

2010-03-05:
- *cool!* PR Wickham models the engines - from the March 1953 issue of Model Maker Magazine reproduced HERE with exclusive permission. (JG)

2009-11-29:
- Arms Corner updated with new content. (MC)
- Additional and replacement photos added for Meccano Percy set added to Merchandising page. Also included an embedded direct link from British Pathé to the Rev. Teddy Boston's layout. (JG)

2009-11-23:
- Added Alan Rowlands' photos of a mint-condition Meccano Percy set to the Merchandising page. (JG)

2009-11-08:
- Updated info on Henrietta. (MC)

2009-11-01:
- Added two new pictures to the Real Stories Database - Sharpie No 115 ("Down the Mine") and a Billinton E3 ("Thomas comes to Breakfast") (MC)

2009-10-26:
- Updated Top Navigation Menu (Who the heck...?) and Gavin's Modelling page menu items.(JG)
- Included link to Gavin Rose's YouTube Channel to his Intro page, Plus added links to his pages from respective Boco's and James' pages. (JG)
- Added Haynes' Thomas the Tank Engine: Owner's Workshop Manual to Library (JG)

2009-10-25:
- Updated Bill and Ben, with news of Judy, Harold, with a new photo from Thailand, Thomas, with a photo from the NVR (also Locations), and Skarloey, with scan of Peter Sam and his special funnel (MC)

- Additional updates to Gordon's Origins and Gordon's rebuild at Crewe (JG)
- Major revamp of Gavin Rose's Modelling section - engines now have their own pages plus new content added for Gavin's BoCo, James and Gordon. (JG)
- Updated Boco's page to fix window's title.(JG)

2009-09-05:
- Updated Simon Martin & Sean O'Connor's page re: Gordon's Origins (JG)
- Posted Simon & Sean's research into Gordon's rebuild at Crewe (JG)
- Expanded Menu to add above research placeholders for Simon & Sean's papers.(JG)

2009-08-30:
- Added fan Jenn's picture to Gordon's page (MC)

2009-07-19:
- Simon Martin & Sean O'Connor's research into Gordon's locomotive build origins: (JG)
- Menu updated to add above research under RS Studies menu. (JG)
- Merchandising page updated with link to Meccano Percy's appearance in The Avengers (JG)
- Library page updated with links to Thomas & Friends Series 8 and 9 on Amazon. (JG)

2009-06-25:
- WVA's Tribute page updated visitor Allan T. Condie's sermon for the Rev. Awdry's memorial service from 1997 (JG)
- And here's wishing Site Admin Martin a very Happy 45th Birthday with many happy returns! :) (JG)

2009-06-13:
- Arm's Corner updated with new content (MC)

2009-05-07:
- Updated all pages whose titles needed centering - too many to name :P (JG)

2009-02-01:
- Updated Real Stories Database with newly-disovered photos of 'Colonel Church' (JG)

2008-12-27:
- Updated Arm's Corner (MC)

2008-09-28:
- Updated WVA's Tribute page with site visitor Stephen Alder's recollections (JG)

2008-09-27:
- Oliver and Duck added to Gavin Rose's modelling page
- Duck and Oliver (the real 1436) pages updated (JG)

2008-09-23:
- Updated Gavin Rose's modelling page with Henry MK-I (JG)

2008-08-08:
- Converted and uploaded (finally!) Real Stories Database (JG)

2008-08-07:
- Uploaded new page on Victoria with associated links from other pages (MC)

2008-07-12:
- Updated links and model description on Donald and Douglas page (MC)

2008-07-08:
- Modifications made at Gavin's request to his modelling page (JG)

2008-07-05:
- Edited Sodor History page to test new CS3 set-up (MC)

2008-06-18:
- Gavin Rose's showcased modelling efforts with the Sudrian Engines uploaded (JG)

2008-06-17:
- All 26 individual RWS book pages converted and uploaded (JG)

2008-06-10:
- Anthony P. Vent's Nine Elms book promo added to library (JG)

2008-05-16:
- Photo of the real 'Duck' obtained uploaded. Details here(JG)

2008-05-01:
-Old Slow Coach, Elizabeth, Horrid Lorries, Butch and Jack's pages converted and uploaded.

2008-04-30:
- Arthur's page converted and uploaded (JG)

2008-04-29:
- Spencer's and Fergus' pages converted and uploaded (JG)

2008-04-28:
- Lady's, Emily's and Murdoch's pages converted and uploaded.(JG)

2008-04-26:
- Diesel 10's page converted and uploaded.(JG)

2008-04-26:
- Harvey's page converted and uploaded.(JG)

2008-04-16:
- Derek's and Salty's pages converted and uploaded.(JG)

2008-04-14:
- Gordon's and Henry's pages converted and uploaded.(JG)

2008-04-13:
- James' , James in India and Ireland, Thomas' pages converted and uploaded.(JG)

2008-04-12:
- Percy's page converted and uploaded.(JG)

2008-04-05:
- Model Railway Enthusiast Feb '94 article posted with permission of authors (under modeling menu) (JG)

2008-03-29:
- Duck's page updated with new info about the real No.5741 (JG)

2008-03-24:
- Duck converted & uploaded (JG)

2008-03-23:
- City of Truro, Diesel, Jinty, Foreign Engine pages converted and uploaded, along with another model added to Stepney's page. (JG)

2008-03-19:
- Donald and Douglas' page converted and uploaded (JG)
- Stepney's page updated with a new Fandom Corner pic (JG)

2008-03-12:
- Daisy's page converted and uploaded (JG)

2008-03-09:
- Stepney's page converted and uploaded (JG)

2008-03-08:
- Neil and 'The Diesel' pages converted and uploaded (JG)

2008-03-02:
- Uploaded Railway Modeller pages and affected linked pages.(JG)
- edited main page and library page (JG)
- Uploaded modified nav. menu (JG)

2008-02-18:
- Bill and Ben, Ballast Spreader, Bear, BoCo, Oliver, Spamcan pages converted (JG)

2008-02-17:
- Mavis, The Old Engine, Works Diesel and Pip & Emma pages converted (JG)

2008-02-13:
- National Collection page converted (JG)

2008-02-12:
- Annie/Clarabel page updated (links added/removed) (JG)
- Sixteen/Wilbert's page converted and uploaded (JG)

2008-02-11:
- SCRUFFEY, Spiteful Brakevan and Henrietta pages converted and uploaded (JG)

2008-02-10:
- Toad's and Isabel's pages converted and uploaded (JG)

2008-02-07:
- Skarloey page converted and uploaded (JG)

2008-02-03:
- Edward's and Culdee Fell Railway pages converted and uploaded (JG)

2008-01-15:
- Library page uploaded with series 7 DVD Amazon link (JG)

2008-01-14:
- US-UK terminology page updated and reuploaded (JG)

2008-01-13:
- George, Trevor's pages converted and uploaded.(JG)

2008-01-12:
- Caroline, Terence's pages converted and uploaded. (JG)

2008-01-06:
- Bulgy, Bulstrode, Fat Controller and Harold's pages converted and uploaded. (JG)


2007-12-25:
- Small Railway & Sodor Railway History pages converted and uploaded (JG)

2007-12-23:
- Awdryania page re-uploaded with minor correction +
- Competition 2005 pages, News Articles, Grand Tidmouth Tour game +
- Open Letter to Egmont, Chattering Coaches pages converted and uploaded +
- Rhys Davies' COA versions uploaded to Sodor History page(JG)

2007-12-22:
- Awdryania page (Merchandise) converted and uploaded (JG)

2007-12-16:
- Ffarquhar page (The Modelling of Sodor) converted and uploaded (JG)
- Locations converted and uploaded. (JG)

2007-11-25:
- Ffarquhar II page converted and uploaded (JG)

2007-11-24:
- NWR (Tidmouth-Knapford) page converted and uploaded (JG)
- Index updated and NEW Thomas’ Branch Line uploaded (MC)(JG)

2007-11-18:
- The 'Map Section' converted and uploaded (JG)

2007-11-07:
- several pages w/ library uploaded w/visitorville code (JG)

2007-11-01:
- Ffarquhar Ia-Ib formatted & uploaded (JG)

2007-10-31:
- Duke reupdated.(MC)
- Converted Sodor History and Railway Series Engines entry page uploaded (JG)

2007-10-30:
- Converted Mysterious Engines uploaded with new 'coffeepot' pic .(JG)

2007-10-28:
- Converted Bertie, 4LE, ETBE, TV Engines (main) uploaded.( JG)
- YouTube playlist embedded in Teddy Boston tribute page
(JG)

2007-10-27:
- Beginning to upload 'reskinned' pages to server.(MC, JG)