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Accurascale launches customer survey

Accurascale has launched an online customer survey to find out what ready-to-run items you might like to see produced in 4mm (‘OO’) and 7mm (‘O’) scales in the future. The short survey will also provide valuable feedback to gauge perception

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Bachmann’s £10.6K Atlantic Donation

Bachmann has presented the Bluebell Railway Atlantic Group with a cheque for £10,617.50, in recognition of the assistance provided during the development of its ‘OO’ gauge London, Brighton and South Coast Railway (LBSCR) ‘H2’ Class 4-4-2, released in 2018. The

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Sonic Models reveals ‘N’ gauge ‘56XX’ identities

Sonic Models has issued livery artwork confirming the identities of its first batch of Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘56XX’ 0-6-2T locomotives, ahead of decorated samples arriving for final approval. Working closely with Revolution Trains, this release represents Sonic Models’ first

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Revolution’s IWA for ‘OO’

Revolution Trains has revealed that its next ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run project is the IWA bogie ferry van, which will also include the later log-carrying variant. Built in Germany in the late 1980s, these distinctive covered vehicles feature two-piece integral sides

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‘OO’ IPA next for Revolution

Revolution Trains’ next ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run project is the IPA ‘twin’ car carrier in both flat deck and covered formats. Built in the 1950s and 1960s, the wagons were originally designed for use in France as double-deck vehicles. Following the

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Modern Warflat for ‘OO’

Peterborough-based Trains4U has announced plans to develop a ‘OO’ gauge Ministry of Defence (MOD) PFB/KFA Warflat, in conjunction with Cavalex Models. Built between 1976 and 1981, these modern-era Warflats were introduced to carry loads such as light armoured vehicles and

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Four more layouts revealed for the Great Electric Train Show

Soar Valley Model Railway Club’s giant 41ft x 13ft four-sided ‘OO’ gauge layout Dorehill St Stevens (HM103) is one of four new layouts being announced this month for the 2019 Great Electric Train Show in Milton Keynes on October 12/13.

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BLOG: The Lure of the West

There’s something magical about heading for the West Country. Maybe it’s the stunning scenery, the rugged coastline, clotted cream teas, Cornish pasties fresh from the oven – or perhaps it’s the prospect of a behind-the-scenes look at Britain’s westerly Traction

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BLOG: Winter Plans

I love this time of year. I know that may sound a little odd considering the heavy frosts we have had lately, but let me explain. The cold wintry weather means I can justify spending a few extra hours in

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BLOG: Last Minute Preparation

So, the dust has settled on another year of exhibition appearances, following outings for Grosvenor Square, Twelve Trees Junction and West Coast Cement – Hornby Magazine’s ‘OO’ gauge exhibition layouts. West Coast Cement is our most recent layout build, which

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