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2019

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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Accurascale shows PFA samples

Accurascale has received engineering samples of its fourth ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run wagon – the PFA four-wheel container flat. Introduced in 1986 for Cawoods Coal containerised coal traffic, they ran in block trains from colleries in England and Wales to ports

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VIDEO: Bachmann Class 90 for ‘OO’ gauge

Bachmann’s new ‘OO’ gauge model of the Class 90 AC overhead electric is reviewed in full in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM145, on sale from June 6 2019. We put this impressively specified locomotive through its paces

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JULY ISSUE OUT NOW!

The July issue of Hornby Magazine (HM145) is on sale now featuring 156-pages of modelling content PLUS a free 24-page Beginners Guide to Weathering. Readers also have two competitions to enter – one for a Dapol ‘OO’ gauge sound-fitted Class

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VIDEO: Hornby Class 50 Twin Track Sound decoder

Hornby has released its new Twin Track Sound decoder for the Class 50 Co-Co diesel-electric. We installed it into 50024 Vanguard to test out its capabilities and, in this video, we show it with the standard 40mm x 20mm speaker

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Hornby adds new products to 2019 range

Hornby has added a selection of new ‘OO’ gauge items to its 2019 range headlined by a pair of additional ‘Terrier’ 0-6-0Ts. New to the line up are models of Stroudley ‘A1’ 0-6-0T 48 Leadenhall carrying ‘improved engine green’ (Cat

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Over £90,000 raised in support of Market Deeping exhibition vandalism

Vandalism of the Market Deeping Model Railway Exhibition at Stamford Welland Academy on May 18, saw a Just Giving crowdfunding page established with the aim of raising £500 for the club. By 9.30 on Monday May 20 the fund had

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Rails develops SECR box van

Rails of Sheffield is working in partnership with Dapol to produce a ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run model of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway diagram 1424 box van as the first of a planned range of exclusive products. The SECR diagram

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Minerva plans Class 14 for ‘O’

Specialist ready-to-run ‘O’ gauge manufacturer Minerva Model Railways has revealed that its next locomotive project will be the Class 14 0-6-0 diesel hydraulic with release anticipated in Spring 2020. The Class 14 is Minerva’s first main line diesel locomotive and

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Little Loco Company is for sale

Little Loco Company has issued a statement announcing that it is inviting offers for the sale of its business in whole or part. It launched in 2016 with development of a Class 15 Bo-Bo diesel for ‘O’ gauge which it

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