A brief update with pictures of progress on the paint job on 116 and 114.
The masking tape has been removed now. On 116 the doors have had their first coat of cream on the lower panel to complete the 'Battenburg' effect, but the window frames have been edged in bare metal and black respectively....
There's still the black on the ends and solebars and the dark grey on the roof required to complete the exterior paintwork.
As all modellers will know, painting is a very time-consuming process. Not necessarily because of how long it takes to apply each coat, but the period required for each colour to dry and be safe for handling before adding the next bit.