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Join us at the Basingstoke show this weekend!

Basingstoke Model Railway Exhibition, sponsored by Hornby Magazine, returns to Aldworth Science College in the town on March 14/15. Organised by Basingstoke and North Hampshire Model Railway Society, this year’s line-up features 19 layouts including Abingdon and District Model Railway

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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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APRIL ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM154, April 2020 – is on sale from today (March 5 2020) offering a FREE set of Sankey Scenics BR Mk 1 carriage roof boards as well as 164 pages, an exclusive competition

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Hornby shows BR ‘2MT’ sample

Hornby has revealed the first full engineering sample of its BR ‘2MT’ 2-6-0 for ‘OO’ gauge. The all-new ready-to-run steam locomotive was announced in Hornby’s 2020 catalogue (HM152) and will feature a die-cast boiler and chassis for the locomotive together

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Heljan plans new GUVs for ‘O’

A new batch of ready-to-run Mk 1 General Utility Vans (GUVs) has been announced by Heljan for ‘O’ gauge as part of its relaunch of the Mk 1 carriage range. This will be the second production run of these all-purpose

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Routemex ‘O’ gauge colour lights

Routemex has introduced a new range of ‘O’ gauge colour light signal kits. The range offers two, three and four aspect signals and each kit will build one signal. All parts are included in the kit including three different target

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Dapol adds GWR ‘Manor’ to its ‘OO’ roster

The popular Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘Manor’ 4-6-0 is set to expand Dapol’s ‘OO’ gauge steam roster. The ‘Manor’ is set to build on the development of the manufacturer’s soon to be released GWR ‘43XX’ 2-6-0. Features will include Dapol’s

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Heljan shows latest ‘O’ gauge samples in Scotland

New ‘O’ gauge product samples were on display with Heljan at the recent Model Rail Scotland exhibition in February with hand-decorated samples of the Class 17, 40 and 47 all being shown together with factory samples of the new Class

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TMC commission exclusive Heljan ‘Peaks’

The first five production Class 45 ‘Peak’ diesels are the subject of TMC’s latest exclusive model commission in partnership with Heljan. The new tooling will capture D11-D15 which had detail differences from the remainder of the Class 45 fleet with

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Scottish 37s unveiled at Model Rail Scotland

Accurascale announced plans to produce a new Scottish variant of its ‘OO’ gauge Class 37/0 at Model Rail Scotland in Glasgow on February 21. Four new models are planned which will incorporate the distinctive Scottish car-style headlight to cover 37027

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