Class 87

Released in 1998, the class 87 was the last of the three electric locomotives made by Graham Farish in Poole. The two …

Class 37

Released in June 1981, the class 37 came hot on the heels of the class 47, which was released in January 1981. …

Class 25/33 Service Guide

This service guide has been designed to assist you in repairing your Graham Farish (Poole) Class 25 and 33 locomotives, which share …

Barcelona: Gotthard Trens

“Especialistas en trenes de calidad y de coleccion” … now I don’t speak Spanish or Catalan, but by my guess, that means …

Houston: G & G Model Shop

A ride out on the Houston MetroRail (otherwise known as a tram) took me to a rather quaint Hermann Park. The park …

Class 47

The Class 47 was without doubt the flagship diesel produced by Graham Farish in Poole, with a total of nineteen liveries being …

Bangkok: Model Railroad Siam

I was surprised to find any model railway shops in Thailand, but I know of at least two. This one is centrally …

Toronto: John’s Hobbies

This was an easy shop to reach from central Toronto. Taking subway line No.2 (green line) from Bloor-Yonge in the centre of …

Guarantee Registration Card

With the advent of the familiar cardboard stock boxes with clear plastic window, Graham Farish included a guarantee card with their locomotives. …

Day 4: What’s in a Spares Box?

Day 4: Drawer 4: Pick-Ups & Springs Pick ups shouldn’t really wear out on locomotives, but can get snagged, twisted or snapped …

Pole Pieces

A very quick post here on the early pole pieces vs the later, more common ones. This cropped up in the magnets …

Commutator Polishing

After a strip down and rebuild of a chassis it is nice to give a cleaned commutator a polish. I find this …

Special or Limited Edition?

I always find it a shame that such lovely models often get separated from their boxes. A quick look on a very …

Production Gallery

The production gallery will ultimately be a picture gallery of all of Graham Farish’s (Poole) diesel releases. Steam is hoped to be …

Chassis

Graham Farish supported N Gauge scratch/kit builders by offering their chassis separately. Enthusiasts could order a chassis without the body. Below is …

History

Graham Farish was founded by Thomas Graham Farish in 1919, and originally made radio components for home constructors. When the enthusiasm for …

Catalogues

Records of Graham Farish catalogues are provided below dating back to as early as 1971. Click on the thumbnails to view each …

Magnets

The type and quality of the magnet in your Graham Farish locomotive plays an important part in the running characteristics of the …