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Hatton’s shares GPC crane artwork

The livery artwork for Hatton’s exclusive ‘OO’ gauge model of the Plasser 12ton General Purpose Crane has been revealed. Hatton’s has also stated that delivery is now expected in the first quarter of 2021 to allow more time for development.

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Rails of Sheffield develops Brown Boveri gas turbine with Heljan

The 70th anniversary of construction of the Swiss-built Brown Boveri gas turbine 18000 is being marked with announcement of the first ever ready-to-run model of the pioneering locomotive for ‘OO’ gauge by Rails of Sheffield. Rails’ new model has been

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Six-wheel full brakes for ‘OO’

Following customer demand, Hatton’s has added a six-wheel full brake to its Project Genesis four and six-wheel carriage range for ‘OO’ gauge. Full brakes were used for transport of parcels, luggage and goods as part of passenger formations. In later

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Ellis Clark shows ‘Black Five’ CAD drawings

Ellis Clark Trains has received the first CAD drawings for its new ready-to-run ‘O’ gauge Stanier ‘Black Five’ 4-6-0. The model is being produced by Darstead for Ellis Clark Trains and the CAD drawings are currently being evaluated for corrections.

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St Pancras pop-up Hornby shop

St Pancras International station in London is home to a Hornby pop-up shop in the run up to Christmas. The shop is open from 7am-9pm seven days a week. On sale at the shop are Hornby model railway products as

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Hatton’s adds new liveries for Class 66

Five new livery variations have been added to Hatton’s extensive range of brand-new ‘OO’ gauge Class 66 models – and the retailer has confirmed that the models are now due to arrive during December when pre-ordered. The new additions model

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DECEMBER ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine is out now offering an exclusive FREE 2020 Hornby Magazine calendar featuring the best images of the best layouts from the past year. Plus we have the first review of Dapol’s new ‘O’ gauge

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Accurascale JSA first shots

The first engineering samples of the JSA hooded and open steel coil carriers for ‘OO’ gauge have been received by Accurascale for inspection. The fleet of 56 wagons was built for British Steel by Marcroft Engineering in 1996 and could

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VIDEO: Ruston 48DS sound taster

Hornby’s Ruston 48DS is reviewed in full in the next issue of Hornby Magazine and Paul Chetter will be showing how to install sound in the tiny four-wheel diesel shunter. Here’s a little taster of what is to come… HM150

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Dapol reveals ready-to-run Class 66 for ‘O’ gauge

The Class 66 has been announced as a new ready-to-run project by Dapol for release in ‘O’ gauge with the first samples of the in development model expected in the second quarter of 2020. The announcement was made at the

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