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Contents Welcome..............................................................................................3 Merl Evans...........................................................................................5 Bachmann BR Mk1 Non-Gangwayed Coaches.......................................7 Trivia: History of Manchester United F.C. (1878–1945)......................10 Fleet Lane..........................................................................................11 Railway refreshements: The Stalybridge station buffet bar...................18 Bachmann BR Weathered Bulk Grain Wagons 38-600A and 38-602A...21 Memoirs of a model railway widow.....................................................22 Letters...............................................................................................24 Fitting real coal to a Bachmann pannier tank......................................26 Feedback on Issue One.......................................................................34 Midland Main Lines: Derby to Stoke on Trent:.....................................35 Out and about: The Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway.....................................36 Bachmann Class 43 ‘Warship’ Diesels ................................................39 Tip....................................................................................................40 Hornby’s Peckett takes the biscuit......................................................41 Bachmann in 2017-18.......................................................................44 Hornby’s coke wagon is full of fizz.....................................................53 KOHLER CONFIDENTIAL....................................................................55 Wagon of the month: The GWR Iron Mink...........................................59 Bachmann Class 101 DMU 32-289....................................................63 1

Model Railway Express Issue Two January 2017