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Heljan shows AEC railcar for ‘OO’ and ‘O’

The first engineering samples of the Heljan ‘OO’ and ‘O’ gauge GWR AEC railcars have been revealed. The all-new model for the two scales is to feature interior lighting, plus switchable cab, tail and headlights for both DC and DCC users.

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Heljan’s hand decorated Class 25/3

Heljan has released images of a hand decorated version of its Class 25/3 sample for ‘OO’ gauge. The model has been painted in BR blue as 25093 by Lee’s Locos as an illustration of how the finished model will look

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Heljan reveals new Class 47 for ‘OO’

Heljan has announced that it is developing a brand new ‘OO’ gauge Class 47 Co-Co diesel for release in 2021. The new model will initially cover the Class 47/0s, 47/3s and 47/4s with future capability to model later variants including

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VIP tickets available now for the Great Electric Train Show

VIP advance tickets for the Great Electric Train Show are now available to purchase offering a unique package including exclusive discount vouchers to use at the show, two-day entry to the event and more. Priced at £40 the VIP ticket

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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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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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Heljan reveals all-new Class 45 project for ‘OO’

The Derby/Sulzer Class 45s are the subject of a brand new model development project for Heljan which will include the first authentic model of the Class 45/1 sub class. Announced to mark the 60thanniversary of the ‘Peaks’, release is planned

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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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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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