Before Christmas a few things got done and a few things arrived in the post by way of presents from me to me. First arrival was a couple more kits from the CAD of Tom Bell, this time a pair of sheep wagons, I've only built one so far but with a bit of judicial cleaning up it went together very nicely.
Next to arrive was the last vehicle I needed to complete my little heritage Eggerbahn train, this was the green van. The early Egger models were very nice and made up of numerous separate parts, I've always had a soft spot for the green coaches. So far it has only run with an assortment of IoSR motive power but I'm keeping my eyes open for a Fiery Elias tram loco to complete the set.
I've heavily rusted a Minitrains Brigadelok tender that has been hanging around for ages.
The plates finally arrived for Olwen which have finished it off a treat.
763 will be known as Eva but I've only just ordered the nameplates, I have however added some not very subtle weathering.
While Christmas TV has droned on I've painted the sheep wagon, painted and detailed a PECO green GVT coach which sits nicely in the green and cream set.
Olwen and train seem to be racing the bus
Sheep wagon in action in a pickup goods train