2020 Great Electric Train Show line-up expands

The 2020 Great Electric Train Show layout line-up is continuing to expand with two new exhibits for the October 10/11 event in Milton Keynes being revealed this month. Newly announced are Bradford Model Railway Club’s ‘OO’ gauge BR blue era

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BLOG: The Countdown is on…

As I write there’s less than a week to go before I head north for the annual Model Rail Scotland exhibition at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow. Model Rail Scotland is a favourite of mine, a show I’ve

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Hatton’s ‘Hoovers’ on the horizon

Hatton’s has received decorated production samples of its exclusive Heljan ‘O’ gauge Class 50 English Electric Co-Co diesel locomotives. Finished as 50008 Thunderer in BR Laira blue (Cat No. 4026) and 50015 Valiant in BR Departmental grey and yellow (4027),

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Heljan confirms Class 86/0 identities

Heljan has confirmed the identities and liveries of its forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge BR Class 86/0 (AL6) Bo-Bo electric locomotives, having completed pre-production artwork. Seven models are planned as E3104 in original plain BR electric blue with white cab roof (Cat.

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It’s go for Revolution Cemflo!

Orders are now being taken for Revolution Trains’ forthcoming ‘N’ gauge Associated Portland Cement Manufacturers (APCM) Cemflo/PCV powder cement wagon, which is being developed in association with Accurascale. Almost 300 Cemflo powder cement wagons were built in the 1960s, split

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Countdown to The Great Electric Train Show 2019

Final preparations are underway for this weekend’s Great Electric Train Show 2019,which returns to the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes. With 30 layouts and more than 50 traders, demonstrations and a new Kids Zone, the show is set to be

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New bulktainers for Revolution Trains

Revolution Trains and C-Rail launched a new range of ‘N gauge 30ft bulktainers at the International N Gauge Show at the Warwickshire Event Centre, near Leamington Spa. Fitted with top hatches and low end-tipping doors, these 30ft bulktainers transport a

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Great Electric Train Show adds Kids Zone for 2019

Brand new for the 2019 Great Electric Train Show at the Marshall Arena, Stadium MK, Milton Keynes on October 12/13 is a Kids Zone sponsored by Hornby Hobbies. The new Kids Zone will offer hands on interactive railway exhibits for

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Great Electric Train Show 2019 VIP tickets on sale now!

The Great Electric Train Show limited edition VIP ticket package is back for the 2019 Great Electric Train Show taking place at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes on October 12/13. Priced at £40, the VIP ticket value includes two-day entry

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MMRG’s ‘OO’ Loch Awe arrives

Mickleover Model Railway Group (MMRG) has taken delivery of its latest exclusive Bachmann ‘OO’ gauge limited edition, 37026 Loch Awe in BR blue (Cat No. 32-779X). Built at English Electric’s Vulcan Foundry in 1961, the locomotive went on to be

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