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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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Irish Railway Models announced CIE A/001 diesel for ‘OO’

The Coras Iompair Eireann (CIE) Metropolitan-Vickers A/001 Co-Co diesel-electric locomotive has been selected as Irish Railway Models first ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run locomotive with release anticipated in the fourth quarter of 2019. The CIE A/001 diesels were built at Dukinfield Works,

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New 2019 products from Train-Tech

Train-Tech launched its new 2019 products on October 13/14 at the Great Electric Train Show in Milton Keynes. Spearheading the new announcements is Smart Screen (Cat No. SD1), a self-contained working animated screen for ‘OO’, mimicking electronic destination display boards

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Named train Bulleids for Kernow

Kernow Model Rail Centre is producing a new batch of its ‘OO’ gauge Bulleid 1-Co-Co-1 diesels, following the sell-out of its previous releases. Six models are planned, four of which are re-issues but will come with appropriate named train headboards

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Heljan updates ‘O’ gauge Class 117, 121 and 122 DMU projects

Heljan has shown progress on the CAD drawing works for its series of Pressed Steel and Gloucester Diesel Multiple Units (DMUs) for ‘O’ gauge covering the Class 117 three-car units as well as the Class 121 and 122 single DMUs.

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