Darstaed 57ft Mk 1 sample debuts

Ellis Clark Trains has taken delivery of the first sample of its forthcoming BR Mk 1 57ft suburban carriages for ‘O’ gauge. The non-corridor stock is being made exclusively for Ellis Clark Trains by Darstaed and features brass sides with

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‘N’ gauge HIA breaks cover

The first samples of Dapol’s under-development ‘N’ gauge HIA Freightliner hopper has been revealed. The new model follows on from the popular ‘OO’ gauge HIAs by Dapol and is to be released in Freightliner green and white liveries priced at

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Dapol announce revised Class 08 for ‘O’ gauge

The Class 08 is set for a second-coming in ‘O’ gauge as Dapol has revealed that it will be releasing a new version to model the English Electric 350hp diesel shunter in later life. Selected for release are 08717 Inverness

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BLOG: Numbers game

Scorching Summer weather and a recent holiday have meant that many of my modelling projects have been put to the back-burner for a while, although I have enjoyed a couple of therapeutic evenings recently, renumbering a few ‘OO’ gauge wagons.

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Limited edition Eastfield tool van

Mickleover Model Railway Group (MMRG) has commissioned a new ‘OO’ gauge limited edition with Bachmann to model one of Eastfield depot’s re-railing train tool vans using the manufacturer’s BR Mk 1 Gangway Brake (BG). The vehicle has been chosen to

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Dapol shows ‘O’ gauge Mk 1 sample

Dapol has revealed the first full engineering sample of its new Lionheart Trains ready-to-run ‘O’ gauge BR Mk 1 carriages. The new vehicles will model the Brake Second Corridor (BSK), Second Open (SO), Second Corridor (SK) and Composite Corridor (CK)

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Present day Class 153

The Hornby Class 153 is getting a modern makeover in the 2018 range as 153368 in GWR green livery. The ‘153’ is due to be released in December 2018 priced at £109.99 and a decorated sample recently arrived with Hornby

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A ‘Patriotic’ reintroduction

The return of Hornby’s rebuilt LMS ‘Patriot’ 4-6-0s is approaching with the new decorated samples of the first two locomotives making their debut. Modelling 5521 Rhyl in LMS lined black (Cat No. R3614) and 45534 E Tootal Broadhurst in BR

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BLOG: “The Show Now Approaching…”

With just a few days to go until the Great Central Railway’s (GCR) annual Model Event, attention in the Hornby Magazine office has turned to final preparations for our ‘OO’ gauge BR Southern Region exhibition layout, Twelve Trees Junction, and

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