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Class 40

Heljan reveals centre headcode Class 40 for ‘O’ gauge

At the first Modern Image O Gauge (MIOG) show on November 2/3 2019 Heljan revealed that it is working on a centre headcode version of the popular Class 40 1-Co-Co-1 for ‘O’ gauge. From 1961 the final 54 Class 40s

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VIDEO: Twin Track Sound for ‘O’ gauge diesels

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM149, on sale from October 3 2019 – we show how Hornby’s Twin Track Sound decoders can be installed in Heljan ‘O’ gauge diesels along with a high power motor decoder. This

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BLOG: Running season

It’s a couple of months since I last provided an update on the ‘O’ gauge garden railway project. As the sun is still shining I thought I’d take the opportunity to put together an round up of the latest progress

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Limited Edition TMC ‘Whistler’

The Model Centre (TMC) has released details of an exclusive ‘OO’ gauge Class 40 1-Co-Co-1 it has commissioned from Bachmann, as 233 Empress of England in pre-TOPS BR blue (Cat No. 32-482Z). Built at English Electric’s Vulcan Foundry, D233 entered

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VIDEO: Mossdale – the Settle and Carlisle in Blue

Colin Fisher’s stunning ‘OO’ gauge loft layout takes inspiration from the famous Settle and Carlisle line. It is set in the late 1970s and early 1980s BR blue era and features scale length trains, analogue control and a stunning backdrop

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Bachmann shows ‘N’ Class 40 sample

The first engineering samples of the under development model of the Class 40 for ‘N’ gauge was revealed by Bachmann at the recent International N Gauge Show in September. The model has been tooled from scratch to replace the aged

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