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KR Models shows first glimpse of ‘OO’ gauge GT3 development

KR Models has released the first images of the initial stages of the CAD drawing work for its ‘OO’ gauge model of English Electric gas turbine prototype GT3. The model is planned for release in the second quarter of 2020

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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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Hornby reveals decorated ‘Prairie’

The first factory painted samples of Hornby’s new ‘OO’ gauge model of the GWR ‘Large Prairie’ 2-6-2T arrived for inspection during April. Leading the charge are GWR green liveried ‘5101’ 4154 (Cat No. R3719) and Great Western green liveried ‘61XX’

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Accurascale ’92’ tooling starts

Accurascale has revealed that CAD drawing work for its ‘OO’ gauge Class 92 dual-voltage electric is now complete and that tooling has started in China. The manufacturer has carried out research and surveys with Brush Loughborough and at Crewe EMD

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VIDEO: Minerva Manning Wardle 0-6-0ST for ‘O’ gauge

Minerva Model Railway’s new Manning Wardle 0-6-0ST for ‘O’ gauge headlines the reviews in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM144, on sale from May 2 2019. Watch the model in action here and read the full review in

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Western Fusilier limited edition

Locomotion Models has commissioned a model of Class 52 diesel hydraulic D1023 Western Fusilier which is part of the National Collection and currently on display at the Railway Museum, York. The ‘OO’ gauge Dapol model is finished in its currently

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VIDEO: Kernow’s D600 ‘Warship’ for ‘OO’ gauge

The first of Kernow Model Rail Centre’s new D600 ‘Warship’ models for ‘OO’ gauge touched down in early March. We put them through their paces for a full review in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine and showcase D601 Ark

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Dapol shows latest Class 21 development

Dapol has received the second updated engineering samples of its ‘OO’ gauge models of the North British Class 21/29 Bo-Bo diesel electrics for inspection. The two samples have been approved by the team to allow the project to progress to

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VIDEO: Hornby ‘J36’ 0-6-0 for ‘OO’ gauge

Hornby’s new ‘OO’ gauge model of the LNER ‘J36’ 0-6-0 arrived in the Hornby Magazine office during January for review. Read our full report in HM141 – on sale from February 7 2019 – and watch the model in action

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Decorated Hatton’s Class 66s

Hatton’s Model Railways has received decorated samples for the majority of the 32 versions of its brand-new ‘OO’ gauge Class 66. Liveries shown in this first batch include EWS, DB Schenker, Freightliner, Direct Rail Services, GB Railfreight, Colas Rail plus

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