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15 October 2021

Bachmann Branchline OO Gauge Models



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Recent Customer Feedback

Name: Gordon West Service: Locomotive Repair and Service
Minitrix N Gauge 9F Steam Locomotive
Have just got my treasured 9F back from repair.  What a great job the boys have done it was a good loco before but now it's like new.  Very nice guys and a very prompt service especially given the times we live in at the moment.  I would not hesitate to recommend these guys to anyone to say thanks guys is not enough but thanks very much again
Name: Robert Mundell Service: Locomotive Repair and Service
Graham Farish Class 47 Diesel Locomotive
Richard and Phil, thank you for once again mending a loco that I never imagined would run again. I'm so delighted. Your expertise and friendliness are superb and I wish you both all the very best with your business, especially in these extremely trying times
Name: Robert Mundell Service: Locomotive Repair and Service
Graham Farish Class A3 and Union Mills J39 Steam Locomotives
Thanks so much, Phil and Richard, I'm so chuffed that you could effect the repairs to my two locos so quickly and thanks also for being such a friendly pair.  May you continue to thrive through all the pandemic and lockdowns and well into the future.
Name: Nicholas Cartwright Service: Locomotive Repair and Service
Graham Farish Class A4 Steam Locomotive
Brilliant service, fast and secure.  I would recommend The Goods Yard to anyone who would listen, now on my speed dial for any future problems.
Name: Landon James Service: Locomotive Repair and Service
Airfix OO Gauge Class 31 Diesel Locomotive
I'm fairly handy and there is always a temptation to fix something yourself (how hard can it be).  I removed my loco casing and could tell that any more dismantling by me was going to end in disaster.  My loco had not run since the 1980's and would barely move.  I posted it to the Goods Yard on Monday it was back by Friday after a standard service with minor repairs and running like new, or as I remember it anyway.  Excellent service can't be faulted, why DIY when experts can sort it in no time for a very reasonable price.
Name: Mark Afford Service: Locomotive Repair and Service
(Various OO Gauge Locomotives)
I was really impressed with what you did for me and absolutely thrilled to bits with having my old locos running again.  Fantastic service and advice, I will use this service again.  I also purchased a loco which runs beautifully.  If you are looking to get locos serviced this the place!
Name: Philip Booth Service: Mail Order Customer
Fantastic Hornby Dublo Second-Hand 0-6-2 Class N2 tank locomotive purchased by mail order.  The train runs brilliant and is in really great condition.  The service was great and so helpful.  Sending photos was a great help.  The train was packed really well for postage.  What a great overall service,  Many Thanks.  LOOKING FORWARD TO MY NEXT PURCHASE.
Name: Len Alliston Product: Ready-to-Run 'OO' gauge Model Railway
Perfect planning, contact and end product.  Phil & Richard kept me informed with pictures of each stage of construction, all through the build process - brilliant.  These guys are real pros and know their stuff.
Completed with a trip to Tuxford to pick the layout up, me and my family made very welcome, could have stayed in their Aladdinís Cave of a shop all day!
I highly recommend The Goods Yard for all your Model Railway needs.
Name: David Wilson Product: Ready-to-Run 'OO' gauge Model Railway
Richard & Christine planned constructed and installed my layout in Tenerife some 8 years ago and since then I have needed consultation and advice from time to time.  In all circumstances TheGoodsYard have been extremely helpful, including with loco repairs.  I cannot speak highly enough of a group of people who have been able to support a layout from 2000 miles away and have no hesitation in highly recommending them to all interested in model railways
Name: James Mcainsh Service: Locomotive Repair and Service
(Bachmann Class 168/1 Power Car)
Thanks for fixing my train, it was ready for the bin but The Goods Yard fixed the problem for me.  Five Stars.
Name: Nobby Clark Shop Customer
Came in for a look around, ended up buying a rake of mk1 coaches, freight wagons & accessories, now going to get steam engines serviced here soon, and visit shop more often. Good knowledge of products,  layouts & friendly service.
Name: Nigel Hayward Service: Locomotive Repair and Service
(Hornby 28xx 2-8-0 Steam Locomotive)
A HUGE thank you for fixing my loco GWR 2-8-0 2816..... which 'Hornby Repair Dept' said couldn't be fixed!  The service was at all times professional, yet very courteous and open, and I was regularly kept advised of the progress of the repair.  Most of all these guys can not only fix the faults, but they then call on a wealth of experience and dogged determination to solve the impossible.
I would thoroughly recommend "The Goods Yard" as THE place to have your locos serviced and repaired.  I agree with other comments who rate your service as 12 out of 10! Amazing!
I will be back if I have any other miscreant locos!
Thank you SO much!
Name: Chris Zajac Service: Locomotive Repair and Service
(Hornby A4)
Had a straight forward and pleasant experience.  My A4 was sorted in a week.  Great service which Iíll use again.  Thank you.
Name: Alokesh Banrji Product: Super neo Magnets
My model train sets consists of the 1950s Hornby-Doublo 3 rail system.  For nearly 50 years, we were searching around for new magnets.  Now thanks to the Super Neo Magnets supplied by Phil & Richard, my locos have started running again.  Thanks for the excellent and fast supply.
Name: Andrew Henshaw Service: Locomotive Repair and Service
(Graham Farish (Poole) N Gauge Deltic Locomotive)
Thanks chaps for repairing my Porterbrook Deltic.  She runs superb, brilliant service
Name: Mel Westwood Service: Locomotive Repair and Service
(Various Hornby and Bachmann locomotives)
Brilliant service very friendly and a great welcome following my journey from Bedfordshire. Great to find a locomotive repair service these days who offer very good advice and help. Will definitely use your services again.
On a scale 1 - 10 TOP SERVICE, 11 out of 10.  FANTASTIC. 
Name: John Slater Product: Super neo Magnets
Thank you for your service.  I definitely recommend The Goods Yard
Name: Alan West Service: Locomotive Repair and Service
(Minitrix Britannia, Service and Traction Tyres)
What a little gem of a business you've got, very very helpful and friendly.  A1 service and when I need help again you will be my No1 call. I can't speak highly enough of you, many business could learn from you, on a scale of 1 to 10, you are a 12.  So very grateful, keep up the good work and I will certainly recommend you to anybody who asks.  I only wish I lived nearer so I could pay you a visit.
Name: Nick Hughes Service: Locomotive Repair
(Hornby DMU Power Car)
Excellent job repairing a DMU power unit that others said could not be done!
Name: The Revd. Dr. John Harker Service: Locomotive Repair
(Minitrains 009/HOe Plymouth Diesel Loco)
My Plymouth diesel was struggling as a result of a ballast particle making its way into the works.   I completely dismantled the chassis to locate the grit but with no longer nimble fingers, reassembly of the nigh on 20 components was way beyond me.   The Goods Yard  came to the rescue with a complete rebuild such that the loco runs far better than ever. Excellent work at a very reasonable cost and my cup runneth over.
Name: Adrian Hayward Service: Locomotive Repair
(Hornby OO Gauge Class 92 Electric Locomotive)
Just like to say, "thank you very much".  My first time of using this company and it most certainly wont be my last.  Very fast efficient service of a class 92 loco poor runner, within the week sent in repaired returned to good working order.  Great communication and great price.  Hope to use again soon.
Name: Eddie Hill Service: Locomotive Repair
(Hornby Minitrix N Gauge Flying Scotsman)
Our cousin who visits 6 months every year visits our model railway club.  His N gauge Minitrix Flying Scotsman developed a problem, he runs it at our club and on both my layout and his own at his British residence.  He was going to take it home with him to California but looking at The Goods Yard reviews, I advised Ron to have it repaired here.  Very nice to deal with, I sent the loco and it was returned in 6 days I will certainly use them if I require a repair. Granted it didn't need parts but I would highly recommend them.  Well done Phil and Richard.
Name: Ray Evans Service: Locomotive Repair
(Tri-ang Hornby Flying Scotsman and Hornby Mallard)
I'm delighted with the friendly service the valuable info and the repairs on both the engines which are now running good as new.  I would have no hesitation in recommending this company to my friends.  Thank you for your time and expertise. .
Name: Phill Thomas Service: Locomotive Repair
(Three Tri-ang Dock Shunters)
3 Triang (circa 1958) Diesel Shunters been in storage since 1962 sent for repair/service.  Got an amazin 24hour turn round, all working perfectly even the headlamps.  Fantastic job, well done and very very reasonable price too !!!  Well done Phil and Richard !!!!  You will be getting ALL my repairs and servicing etc in future.
Name: Sandy Robb Service: Locomotive Repair
(Three Graham Farish N Gauge Locomotives)
Highly recommended, I sent in 3 engines for repair and was very impressed by the communication and speed of which they did the repairs.  The cost of servicing and repairing these engines was very reasonable.  I will certainly be using this service again in the future if and when I need to.  Well done and thank you for a great service.
Name: Colin Naylor Service: Layout Planning Service
Lots of people advertising track layout services but in my experience not many set up to offer a professional service within a reasonable time line.  Very happy to have to found The Goods Yard. 
Name: Malcolm Spinks Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
Collected my N Gauge layout last week, absolutely delighted with the build quality and the friendly service provided by Richard and Phil.  If you are an aspiring owner of a model railway, go and visit these enthusiasts in Tuxford, you will not be disappointed .
Name: Ray Challis Service: Locomotive Repair
(Hornby Dublo and Wrenn)
I thought my three locomotives were beyond help but just two weeks later were repaired perfectly, running better than new.  One was 50 years old!  The other two were not much younger.  Service was superb and from genuine enthusiasts.  I cannot recommend The Goods Yard high enough.
Name: James Whittam Service: Purchase from Website
Re Bachmann BG Express parcels.  Ordered Friday midday, arrived Saturday 9.30 am.  Very quick delivery and excellent service.  Will be keeping an eye on your website.  Many thanks.
Name: Tom Barron Service: Layout Planning Service
I ordered a full size template for EARLES SIDINGS so that I could pin it to my baseboard. I was told it would take about two week's.  I received it six day's later and that included a bank holiday, well done guy's .  I am looking forward to meeting you when I next visit my friends in Retford.  THANK FOR THE EXCELLENT SERVICE
Name: Nick Hutson Service: Locomotive Repair
(Tri-ang Hornby R357 Class 31 Diesel Locomotive D5572)
I have a diesel locomotive that I last saw working in 1977, it fell off the track and one of the bogies broke and the parts were lost.  After over 30yrs sitting in loft, these guys got it repaired and watching it working again at their shop was unreal. these guys are brilliant would highly recommend.
Name: Robert Pettican Service: Locomotive Repair
(Graham Farish N Gauge Class 101 DMU with Split Cogs)
Excellent and very prompt service, recommended
Name: Peter Bell Service: Locomotive Repair
(Graham Farish N Gauge Class 158 DMU with Split Cogs)
Very impressed with the speed of the service, despite using second class post, it was back a week later.  Highly recommended
Name: Alan Street Service: Locomotive Repair (Hornby Jinty)
Brilliant, fast, exacting professional service.  Definitely a rare find in today's market, well done and a big thank you.  I will be back.
Name: Richard Marzec Service: Layout Planning
Iíve just had a great experience!   I canít praise the help and advice I received from both Richard and Phil more highly, especially as they were faced with a novice with little or no knowledge.   I have therefore no hesitation in recommending them to all and I for one will certainly be back.  Well done lads.
Name: Rowan Harding-Jack Service: Layout Planning
My praise cannot be fulsome enough!  I started off with one idea and then completely changed my mind AFTER the bulk of the original design work had been done.   Many would have shown their frustration but Richard just produced the heavily pruned and adapted layout with never a sign of the frustration he must have felt.  The full-sized template will be a Godsend.  Richard has been extremely helpful in giving 'how to' information which may, by some, to have been considered trade secrets.  I am extremely grateful to all involved and would, with hesitation, recommend The Goods Yard to anyone.
Name: Saul Smith Service: Locomotive Repair
I was so pleased to find some where to get my N gauge class 47`s repaired.
The service provided was excellent.  I like the idea of the repair submission form, this way you can be confident the repair is possible.  Very reasonable price, and Richard & Phil ensured I was kept informed 're the progress of the repairs.  They also let me know when the locos were posted back to me.  I will keep The Goods Yard details safe for my future service and repair requirements.
Name: Garry Griffiths Product: Ready-to-Run 'OO' gauge Model Railway
Excellent friendly service.  Phil & Richard are both enthusiastic and knowledgeable railway modellers.  Took possession of my OO gauge layout yesterday and I am extremely satisfied with the quality of their workmanship.
Name: Phil Hodgkiss Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
Taken delivery of my bespoke "N" gauge model railway today 27-7-2014.  Both Phil and Richard couldn't have been more helpful throughout the build and from start to finish. Delivery was exactly when they had arranged and once assembled instructions where given along with demo for the point work, apparently it is quite complex.  I now look forward to the scenic side of model railways as this is my first attempt in over forty years.   Thanks go to this wonderful team.  Credit where credit is due
Name: David Bushell Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
Many thanks Phil and Richard for your excellent service and help.  I purchased the N Gauge Branchline ready to run layout from The Goods Yard as a step back into railway modelling after a gap of nearly 40 years and I would not hesitate to recommend their service.  I was kept up to date by regular e-mails and photo's on the progress of the layout and the workmanship is first class and a credit to the two guys.
Name: Michael Wasley Service: Shop Customer - Locomotive Repair
Very friendly, helpful and efficient service in rejuvenating some old three rail locos that hadn't seen the light of day for night for 30 years.  Also remarkably tolerant of our two very small, train mad grandsons.
Name: John Walker Service: Locomotive Repair
Excellent service, restored loco to working order and now runs like new.  Costs reasonable and I was kept informed at every stage.  I would not hesitate to use this or their other services in the future.  Highly recommended !
Name: Barry Anderson Product: Bespoke OO Gauge Model Railway
First class service from design to installation of 00 gauge Model Railway.  Excellent communication and photographic updates throughout the construction period and the actual installation was ultra fast, hitch free and efficient.  Phil and Richard were totally professional throughout the process - thanks, chaps, from a completely satisfied customer (and wife!).
Name: Ben Moorcroft Service: Shop Customer - Locomotive Repair
Brought a sick OO gauge A4 engine in to the shop to be looked at.   Left with a perfect A4 engine, and another reasonably priced engine.   Again, flawless service and prices!
Name: Rob Sadler Service: Locomotive Repair
A Kit Built Bristol Railcar that has not run since I got it years ago.  The boys undertook repair work and it runs now!!   Service second to none.   Excellent and fast return too.   Thanks.
Name: Russell Brown Service: Ready-to-Run N gauge Model Railway
I have just taken delivery of my new Twin Level N gauge layout from Phil and Richard at The Goods Yard.  I asked for a slightly longer (7ft) and wider version with 6 lane fiddle yard and a few minor track and point alterations.  It is DCC wired and ballasted with cork laid on the whole baseboard.  So far it runs faultlessly and the workmanship that has gone into the track laying and baseboard construction is fantastic.  The service I received was also top  quality, with lots of communication and picture updates during the build of the layout.  Overall a great experience, and a great layout which will take me some time to complete scenery wise!!  Thanks a lot guys another very pleased customer
Name: John Davies Service: Spares and Repairs
Excellent service, I sent an elderly Hornby "A4" for repairs, its a temperamental beast at times but "The Goods Yard" did a fine job and I shall be sending more locos for service/repair.  Very impressed by "customer care" and prompt responses.
Name: Ben Moorcroft Service: Shop Customer
I recently visited to buy a power transformer for my point system.   Left with a Gaugemaster D, a ton of useful stuff, another engine for my son, and a larger understanding of model railways.  Your prices are very reasonable, your staff are very friendly, and massively helpful!
Name: David Gravett Service: Locomotive Repair etc
Richard and Phil have done excellent work in restoring my Bachmann N Class loco which went into self destruct!  They also supplied a second hand Bachmann std 4 and  both run like new.  Excellent communication while the repair was being carried out, a very efficient service.  Would recommend them to fellow modellers.
Name: John Ridgway Product: Ready-to-Run 'OO' gauge Model Railway
 The Goods Yard team (Richard & Phil) have installed a large '00' gauge railway to my complete satisfaction.  Initially converting my wish-list into a viable track design, and subsequent iterations to before final plan, they were tolerant of my wishes, and courteous in their explanations.   The installation was done in two phases.   During the build, I was given regular updates.   Installation was very professionally done, it was a pleasure to have them in my home.   I am very happy to recommend The Goods Yard to anyone interested.
Name: Trevor Blackmore Service: Locomotive Repair (N Gauge Farish King)
These guys offer a superb service, with wonderful communication. Would not hesitate to use them. They can be fully recommended.
Name: Damien Hodgson Product: Second Hand OO Gauge Locomotive
(from website sales page)
Lovely engine in excellent condition, very well packed & super quick delivery, with excellent communication & service.  I wouldn't hesitate to purchase from THE GOODS YARD in future.  Thank you.
Name: Mike Ingham Service:  Layout Planning
The Goods Yard took a rough sketch of my ideas and turned them into reality.  Their CAD design system gave me the reassurance of knowing that everything is going to fit before a single piece of track goes down on the baseboard.   I also ordered an AO sized plan of the most complicated pointwork area which enabled me to use it as a template which saved time and was helpful.  I dealt with Richard throughout who was very helpful; more than happy to give advice and was always on-the-ball and punctual in his response.  I can highly recommend The Goods Yard not only for the peace of mind in the planning stage but in their prompt and friendly service throughout- well worth the money.
Name: Mark Storer Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
Just taken possession of an N gauge layout from Phil and Richard for my son, a fantastic and personal service that I can only recommend.  The chaps were at all times helpful, professional and were able to keep me updated with pictures of the build.   Thanks again.
Name: Andy Farmer Service: Locomotive Repair
Fantastic service, excellent communications and very cost effective.  I will always use these guys for my loco servicing and I highly recommend them.
Name: Philip Booth Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
Absolutely bloomin' marvellous!  Phil and Richard are not just 'two of a kind'.  They have given excellent service from start to finish and I now own a terrific layout.  I am now enjoying time out in my shed, while my wife is enjoying peace and quiet indoors!!  Thank you chaps for your hard work over the weeks and for good customer service.  Top marks!!
Name: Andrew Ingles Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
I've always wanted a model railway but lacked the time until my recent retirement and most certainly lacked the practical skills.  Richard and Phil were extremely helpful from the outset and kept me informed all along - it was brilliant to have photos as construction progressed.  Richard and Christine delivered the completed layout yesterday, set everything up and explained details of the operation.  In total The Goods Yard provides a huge range of knowledge, a top class product and excellent, friendly, supportive customer service.  I'm now looking forward to adding scenery and acquiring more trains over the coming months and years!
Name: Phil Brown Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
Doesn't seem a week since I came over to Tuxford to collect my finished layout.  1st class service from the time I placed the order.   I would certainly recommend Richard & Phil to anybody wanting to purchase a model railway (and I already have !! ).   Living the dream.
Name: Norman Gibson Product: Bespoke Baseboards and Trestles
I was very pleased with quality of the baseboards and the customer service.   One of the boards was damaged in transit but Phil & Richard responded very quickly and replacement part was dispatched.  I would recommend their services.
Name: Nigel Chubb Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
Excellent service from Richard and Phil for my N gauge layout.  Practical help given at all stages from design to final finish.  Particularly helpful were the photos sent at each stage of construction.  If you don't get what you thought, its your own fault!
Name: Peter Knott Product: Ready-to-Run 'OO' gauge Model Railway
Richard and Phil have done a great job of the planning.  I sent them a rough sketch and they did the rest.  The base boards, track ballasting and electrics are great, I would  recommend them to anyone; two top class guys.
Name: David Peach Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
Thank you so much for the recent delivery of my N gauge railway.  From the moment I made an initial enquiry; through the design and planning stages and onto its construction and delivery, the service you offer is outstanding.  The layoutís construction is excellent and everything worked from the moment all of the packaging was removed.  The use of 2 multi connectors for the detachable switch module, that controls the points, makes an easy and foolproof method of connection.  Thank you Phil and Richard for all of your hard work and I would recommend you to anyone interested in having a model railway professionally designed and made.
Name: Alan Hinchliffe Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
I recently picked up my N gauge layout from the Goods Yard.  Richard and Phil were very  helpful keeping me up to date on progress regularly.  I am very pleased with the workmanship and Richard even opened for 2 hours on Sunday and spent time explaining things to me when I picked the layout up.  Many thanks .
Name: Tony Kitchin Service: Locomotive Repair
Four Transcontinental Loco's repaired and serviced.  All 4 running very well.  A great job completed at a very reasonable cost.  I would highly recommend The Goods Yard for any one in need of Loco repairs/servicing
Name: Peter Camp Service: Locomotive Repair
An excellent service both in servicing my engine and finding replacement parts for it at a very cheap cost, highly recommended for help and workmanship.
Name: Peter Stallwood Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
When I enquired about having a layout planned and built I was very pleasantly surprised at the level of attention I got.  A basic plan was drawn up and after quite a few changes - split baseboard, turntable, extra track and stud operation for the points - the plan was finalised.
There was then a long wait, as Phil and Richard are justifiably busy, until the day came for me to pick up my new toy. The welcome my wife and I got was great. The operations were patiently explained to me especially one complicated set of points.
Thanks for all you patience and help. Fantastic service.
Name: John Knapton Product: Ready-to-Run 'OO' gauge Model Railway
Excellent service and very good workmanship.  I can confidently recommend Phil & Richard to anyone who needs a starter layout.  They are also very good at keeping a customer informed of progress.
Name: John Thompson Service:  Layout Planning
I asked the guys if they would help me with a track plan.  Within less than a week, a plan had been put together by Richard, and sent out to me
Fantastic service, and well worth a trip to "The Goods Yard" to have a look round and get some expert advice.
Thanks again Richard.
Name: Ian Johnson Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
I've had my extended twin level "N" gauge layout for a couple of weeks now and have to say I'm very pleased with the quality of the layout and how smoothly it all operates.  Phil and Richard have both been most helpful during the build and included the modifications I wanted without hesitation.  It was completed within the promised timeframe and fully demonstrated when I went to collect it.  All I can add to previous comments is that if you want a top class layout look no further than the Goods Yard.
Name: David Haynes Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
My wife and I are extremely pleased with the continental version twin level layout, now featured on the "Recent Projects" page, that Phil & Richard built for us to run our German trains on.  Although I work away from home for weeks at a time, communication throughout the project was excellent.  The track geometry is precise and the baseboard and trestle finish is first class.  The complicated wiring of the track power supply, and the linked point motors, has been reduced to a clever but simple-to-use system which can be disconnected and re-connected in moments for storage and if the two part layout needs to be separated.  I am looking forward to the next addition from The Goods Yard in the near future, once the scenery on the present layout has been completed.  Great work and a pleasure to deal with.
Name: Ian Mackenzie Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
We've had our 6' x 2'6" N gauge layout for a few weeks now and I cannot fault the build quality.  All of our locos from 0-6-0 to 2-8-0s manage all of the points and bends beautifully.  The electrics work perfectly and the Vortrak Morley controller is of a superb quality.  From early design and planning, through to completion the service was exceptional and the original completion date was met exactly.
Thanks gents; you have made x2 boys very aged 5 and one aged 38!
Name: Andy Hobson Service: Locomotive Repair
A pleasure to deal with, good pleasant communication and a first class repair.  The loco runs as new!  Don't go anywhere else!!
Name: Alan Bell Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
Collected my N gauge L shaped layout on Saturday.  The workmanship is terrific and my wife and I greatly appreciated your hospitality in handing it over - showing us how it was made and how I use it.  I cant give a high enough accolade.  If you are reading this and wondering whether to order a layout - don't even hesitate.  I wont go anywhere else for future extensions.  Thanks again guys.
Name: Keith Cattell Service: Locomotive Repair
May I say first of all that your service is A1, my second comment relate to Service of two Locos', both first class, they are a joy to behold.  The second Two Locos' are being wrapped now, if the service is the same as the first part, God knows what I write for the second.
Comments (Part Two):  Two Locos 4625 & 61547;
Second part of Servicing.  Goodness gracious, what can I say.  Service is purely excellent, they gave them a 'large look-over, advised that one required something so mundane, they fixed it.  I'll get the third part ready to send, look forward to writing the next feedback.
Comments (Part Three): Two Locos:  BR 4MT 75001 and Pannier 9606 BR 4MT;
This is another part of servicing, again superb handling and return, I am speechless at the way you have handled all three consignments of Locos, you have kept me aware of when the locos were due and lived with the date.
Comments (Part Four): Goods arrived Sat 24th July, Hornby A3, 60048 Doncaster was sent for servicing, my word what a difference, fixed two traction tyres plus service. The loco now runs with Four Pullman coaches in tow.  What else can I say, thank you very much for the great service.
Comments (Part Five): Second-hand Airfix  2-6-2 Tank;  I must congratulate you on the second-hand loco you have sold me. L oco plus Service plus p&p = complete grin on my face, the loco was superb, I have found some Clerestory coaches so she runs with the correct running stock.
Name: Brian McCord Service: Locomotive Repair
Two of my old Farish N locos which ran poorly from new were quickly repaired by the Goods Yard.  I was pleased with the repair and the locomotives now run better than ever before.  I am now considering purchasing a larger N gauge layout from the Goods Yard!!
Name: Carl Butler Product: Baseboard
After seeing the web page I contacted the guys for some help and then ordered an N gauge base board and plan.  I am so happy with it.  The board is very well made and lots of love has gone into it, the service and work carried out is second to none. Collecting the board was a very nice experience, being shown around the workshop and having all sorts of ideas given to me.  Great work guys and I would recommend you to anyone.  A complete service that is second to none.
Name: Ian Bracking Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
I am delighted with my N gauge layout built by The Goods Yard.
Their craftsmanship and service is superb. It is no surprise demand for their services is high.  I am sure this could be a successful full time venture for them!
Name: Richard Middleton Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
I've taken delivery of my new layout from Phil & Richard at the Goodsyard.  Their products, craftsmanship, knowledge and customer service are second to none.
They may not be the cheapest, but you get what you pay for!!
Thanks for a superb model railway.  I look forward to working on the scenery!
Name: Peter Trickett Service: Locomotive Repair
My Minitrix 25+years old locos are now as good as new thanks to "The Goods Yard" carrying out a thorough service and repair.  It is very refreshing to deal people who keep the customer informed and do what they say when they say, in a good time and at a good cost.  I will be back for more service like this.
Name: Frederick Britton Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
I have now been running my N Gauge layout for 1 month and would like to thank Richard and Phil for giving me such a trouble free and excellently finished Layout in DCC operation.   The waiting was well worth it.
Name: Martin Alton Product: Gauge 1 Model Railway
Its two weeks before Christmas and the ordered layout has just been safely delivered to my home.  You might be forgiven for thinking that my young son is part of this scenario - No way!  This is a 'not so grumpy old mans' layout and it is just what I've always wanted, a Gauge One Shunting Yard.
My thanks to Phil and Richard for committing to this project and putting up with my demands and reworks to the original plans.   The Goods Yard is a professional business with a practical approach to building your dream layout.  I thoroughly recommend them.
Name: James King Service: Locomotive Repair
Very helpful and kept me more informed than any other business I have used connected with modelling and also those unconnected.  A very quick turnaround, I would not hesitate to use them again!!
Name: Richard Middleton Service: Locomotive Repair
Richard recently repaired a collection of Farish locomotives I purchased off EBay.  Two of the locos were poor performers so were taken in part exchange against the cost of repairs.  The other 3 locos now run like a dream thanks to the expert repair undertaken by The Goods Yard team
Name: Ken Taylor Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway based on plan supplied by client.
Excellent! Having picked a plan for my 8x4 N gauge layout from a 1960 booklet the layout was modified and updated with the help of Richard and Phil.  I got exactly what I wanted notwithstanding minor additions up to the final build and am really pleased with the quality of the build and its implementation as well as the goods supplied.  It did take a while for my order to be completed but was kept abreast by photos once the layout started in earnest.  I now have many years ahead to try and develop the scenery etc to the same standard and cannot wait until the Autumn to really get into it.
Name: Geoff Lane Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway based on Morebath in Devon
We picked up our N gauge railway yesterday and we are highly delighted.  A great deal of time and patience was spent planning the layout and a great deal of time and expertise has been spent making the baseboard, trestle and model. Phil and Richard were able to give us a tutorial on how the model worked which has proven to be invaluable.  Once again - thanks for the model.
Name: Sean O'Neill Service:  Layout Planning
Richard has been brilliant, coping with changes in dimensions, changes in track and numerous emails.  A first class service, and I will definitely recommend you and use you again myself.
Name: Matthew Neave Product: Second Hand Item
Many thanks for Network Southeast DMU very good condition and running order. Great buy and will use again!
Name: Steve Bloor Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
It is said that one should beware a person who turns a hobby into a job; HOW WRONG. These guys are enthusiastic about their hobby, full of knowledge they are eager to share but, in the job they use advanced design and manufacture techniques to produce a first class product, delivered on time.  I would recommend them to anyone
Name: Stephen Wilson Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
Brilliant! I got exactly what I wanted and am really pleased with the quality of the goods supplied.  It took a while for my order to arrive but I knew that in advance and the wait was totally worth it.
Name: Mike Warburton Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway later named Long Newton
Many thanks for an excellent model railway.  It has been built and wired to run exactly as I wanted it and works faultlessly.  The electric points and controller supplied (a Morley VESTA) work brilliantly and look great.  The woodwork is also fantastic and the layout should last many years.  I made alterations to the plan after committing to it and the Goods Yard were happy to accommodate the revisions I made.  Richard and Phil have done a great job and I would recommend their work to anyone (unlike my own scenic work - time to break out the test bench before I ruin the new layout!). Thanks again.

For further information and photographs of progress on this layout, see LONG NEWTON

Name: Malcolm Travis Service:  Layout Planning
A very professional and fast service, the plans I received are better than I expected.
Many thanks
Name: Tommy Lynn Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
Unit was well packaged and in first class condition.  Great joinery and track laying workmanship.  I just need to motorise the points and decide on a scenic theme to complete the project.  Thanks guys will send some pictures if I feel my efforts are worthy.  Long may your goods shed be full.
Name: David Mitchell Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Model Railway
A great many thanks for my custom built shelf layout.  This is now in place above the computer desk & awaiting "sceniking" (sic). For those thinking of using The Goods Yard, their service & workmanship cannot be faulted from design to build / delivery; & two nice blokes too !  Pics of completed layout will be sent as promised...about Christmas !!
Name: Gordon Viccars Service:  Layout Planning
The loft room space I have available for my layout is quite a complicated shape, and although I wanted to build the baseboard myself and do the track-laying and wiring, I hadn't a clue as to how best to fit in all the features I wanted, or whether I had sufficient space for everything.
The alternatives seemed to be either to purchase CAD software and spend hours learning how to use it or buying lots of track and using the trial and error method to make everything fit, again very time consuming and frustrating.
I then came across this site whilst surfing, and realised that there is a third alternative - get the professionals to do it for me!
Very soon after supplying measurements of the area available and details of the features required, I received a basic plan.  Following a couple of telephone conversations this plan was fine-tuned between us, and I have now received the end result, a 1:10 scale drawing and list of all the track I need.
Needless to say, I am delighted with this.  I now know exactly what I need to buy and that it will fit on the finished baseboard.  I have saved a lot of time and stress for a very modest fee, and have been most impressed by the friendly and helpful service.
Name: Peter Sargent Product: Second Hand Locomotive
I recently purchased a used Minitrix Britannia loco.  I was most impressed as it was posted quickly and is a very nice runner too.  I would definitely buy from you again and will be enquiring about some layout boards in the near future.  Highly recommended friendly service.  How refreshing that is these days!!
Name: Tim Barthorpe Product: Twin Level 'N' gauge Train Set
I was so impressed with the starter layout that I commissioned for last Christmas, that I placed an order for a much larger ready to run N gauge layout.  I am certainly glad that I did!  The layout is on two levels, so required very careful and meticulous work and then equally good packaging to protect it.  The layout has a large number of points which were beautifully wired into a set of consoles and neatly run under the board in conduit throughout.  A plan was also supplied that makes their operation easy.  I am really pleased with the level of craftsmanship that has gone into producing the layout from baseboard modelling through track layout and onto electronic point installation.   Once again I am happy to recommend "The Goods Yard" team to anyone thinking about using their services.
Name: Edward Leaf Service:  Layout Planning
Just to say many thanks for the layout plan for my proposed N gauge layout.  Not only was your service excellent but very well executed.
Name: John Lewis Product: Twin Level Baseboard
Many thanks for supplying my baseboard.  It arrived safely and well packaged was delivered by a very polite courier man.  It was so well packaged that it took me nearly 20 minutes to cut the packaging away and well labeled so the couriers did not squash the inclines.
The build quality is very good and the full size plan will help in track laying.
Delivered about 2 weeks earlier than expected so many thanks.  Just have to wait to pay day now to start laying tracks.
Name: Brian Crisell Product: Baseboard and Trestles
It is an excellent acquisition for me - thank you.
Name: Colin Game Service: Locomotive Repair
Many thanks for your prompt attention and service and also for your excellent communication.  I am very pleased and impressed and wouldn't hesitate in using you again in the future.
It really makes a nice change to see that there are still people who believe in good customer service.
Name: Nick Moon Service: Locomotive Repair
Two Farish loco's repaired and serviced, excellent job, run much smoother now and "pick up" better, very quick turn around and excellent communication throughout - thank you very much, hope to use you again in the near future.
Name: Tim Barthorpe Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Train Set
Really grateful, not only for the order being built at short notice in the busy Christmas period, but also that the N gauge starter layout that I selected was built and the track laid, with great precision and care.
I would certainly recommend other prospective customers to use the services of these model railway craftsmen!
Name: Joe Effurt Product:  Complete 'OO' Gauge Model Railway
Many thanks for a truly highly responsive method of undertaking business - its rarely seen these days.  We would also wish to thank you for your technical deliverance both in options available, scope of supply and finished product.  Will definitely keep in touch for future upgrades and retrofit options.
Name: Paul Paint  Service: Layout Planning and Equipment Supply
The guys at The Goods Yard acted professionally when approached by ourselves to convert an idea into a very effective window display.  N. St. J. Paint & Sons Ltd is a manufacturing jewelers in Guernsey and anything that can grab the gentlemen's attention whilst the ladies in his life browse the window is welcome.  We were unsure if a track could be laid in the tight confines of the window and Richard not only confirmed that it was possible, but lead us down the correct track (excuse the pun) and offered us various possibilities.  We are very happy and Joe Public seems to like it also.  Thank you once again guys.
Name: Richard Connell-Smith Service: Locomotive Repair
It runs beautifully.  I really never expected such an old engine to be repairable and to run again.
Name: Nick Wilson Product:  Complete 'N' Gauge Model Railway
I had a custom built in 'N' gauge with DCC.  Phil and Richard did a first class job from start to finish.
Name: Dennis Rolph Service:  Loco Repair
Absolutely brilliant.  I only wish all the firms I deal with were this efficient.  The repairs were speedily carried out and someone kept in touch throughout.
Name: David Jackson Service:  Loco Repair
I received the locos back yesterday and I must say it is a pleasure doing business with people who love their job as they are both running as good as the day they were purchased which is some achievement especially when you consider one of them is 41 years old.
Name: Tim Jackson Product: Ready-to-Run 'OO' gauge Train Set
Very pleased with my large OO gauge model railway.  Delivered on time with no problems (DCC as well!)
Name: Mike Lowmax Product:  Baseboard
The baseboard you have supplied is excellent and made to a very high standard.  I was very impressed with your service, particularly with the delivery arrangement, bearing in mind the distance involved.  I will have no hesitation in recommending you and plan to use your services again in the future.
Name: Marian Wilton Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Train Set
My husband is thrilled with the layout you provided and it is giving him hours of pleasure.  It has been much admired by his friends and I understand one of them, has already been in touch with you to arrange for you to update his layout.   We shall certainly continue to recommend your services to our friends.   The service you provide is quite excellent in every respect.
Name: Rod Pike Product:  Baseboard
Very pleased with the model railway baseboard delivered today. Just what I required and it was really well finished off and, as an added bonus delivered as promised on time!   I would certainly recommend your company and will certainly use you again.
Name: Ray Drake Service:  Loco Repair
The guys at The Goods Yard have recently serviced and repaired three of my Farish 'N' gauge locomotives  All three now perform very well, one is even better than when it left the factory!
Name:  Robin Simpson Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Train Set
A very professionally built board.  A credit to you.
Name:  Clive Purkiss Service:  Layout Planning
I am absolutely delighted with the layout plan you provided and can now realise my ambition to build my model railway with accuracy
Name: Alan T Charters Service:  Layout Planning
I would like to say that it has been a very enjoyable experience dealing with yourselves and have found your service both professional and friendly.  You have interpreted my requirements to my complete satisfaction and have responded quickly to all my queries.  I look forward to dealing with you again in the near future and must add that your costs are extremely fair in today's market.
Name:  John Maguire Service:  Loco Repair
My loco's had been out of action for a number of years and I had given up hope of seeing them working again, however thanks to TheGoodsYard, within a couple of weeks they were soon back on track.
Name:  Simon Kemp Product: Ready-to-Run 'N' gauge Train Set
I bought an  'N' gauge ready to run train set back in February 2006.  It is very well made and looks good.  I would recommend the lads at TheGoodsYard to build a set in any gauge for any body.  They certainly know what they are doing. 
Name:  Steve Edwards Product: Ready-to-Run 'OO' Gauge Train Set
Thank you to The Goods Yard for supplying our 1100 x 1600 baseboard and OO track layout.  It is nicely assembled and to a high standard.  Care has been taken to ensure reliability, we have no derailments and everything works well.  I will certainly use your services again.


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