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AUGUST ISSUE OUT NOW!

Relive the glory days of the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway’s southern terminus with a spectacular model of Bournemouth West in ‘OO’ gauge and go behind the scenes in the magazine team’s garden to get an exclusive look at our

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PTA/JTA/JUA tippler is next for Accurascale

Accurascale has revealed that its next ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run wagon project will be the Redpath Dorman Long PTA/JTA/JUA bogie iron-ore and stone tippler wagons. The first batch was built in 1972 for Consett iron ore traffic with further batches being

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Accurascale shows latest ‘Deltic’ progress

The latest CAD drawing work for Accurascale’s new ‘OO’ gauge model of the Class 55 has been revealed by the manufacturer together with an update on the model’s delivery timescale. Accurascale said: “Tooling of the locomotive is continuing but has

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FREE Beginners Guide to Weathering with HM145

The July issue of Hornby Magazine – HM145 – is on sale now and comes with a FREE 24-page Beginners Guide to Weathering. This specially produced supplement from the Hornby Magazine editorial team homes in on the popular subject of

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Dapol signals on the home straight

The latest functioning samples of Dapol’s in development GWR ‘OO’ gauge bracket signals together with the GWR ‘O’ gauge round and square post stop signals have been received. Dapol has stated that the GWR versions are currently in production and

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Bachmann plans new GCR building collections

A new production run of Great Central Railway (GCR) theme Scenecraft buildings has been announced by Bachmann. The ‘OO’ gauge collection uses the same designs as the previous batch (released in early 20th-century green and cream), but this time they

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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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Realtrack receives decorated PCA for ‘N’

Realtrack Models has received decorated samples of its new ‘N’ gauge ready-to-run model of the PCA bulk cement wagon. The model is being produced in conjunction with Accurascale using the research carried out for its new ‘OO’ gauge model of the

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DJ Models closes

Ready-to-run ‘OO’ and ‘N’ gauge model manufacturer DJ Models has announced its closure as of June 4 2019, and has entered receivership. The manufacturer issued the following statement on its website: “It is with great sadness that DJModels Ltd has

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