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Dapol shows latest ‘O’ gauge samples

Dapol has released images of the latest decorated samples of its ‘O’ gauge GWR ’14XX’ 0-4-2T and BR 8ton Banana van. The ’14XX’ is due to be released in early 2020 offering GWR and BR liveries and covering the ’48XX’,

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Sonic Models reveals ‘N’ gauge ‘56XX’ identities

Sonic Models has issued livery artwork confirming the identities of its first batch of Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘56XX’ 0-6-2T locomotives, ahead of decorated samples arriving for final approval. Working closely with Revolution Trains, this release represents Sonic Models’ first

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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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VIDEO: Hornby ’72XX’ 2-8-2T with Zimo sound

In the digital control feature in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine, we show how to install a Zimo decoder, speaker and stay alive into the Hornby GWR ’72XX’ 2-8-2T in simple steps. Read the full feature in HM146 –

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Dapol signals on the home straight

The latest functioning samples of Dapol’s in development GWR ‘OO’ gauge bracket signals together with the GWR ‘O’ gauge round and square post stop signals have been received. Dapol has stated that the GWR versions are currently in production and

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BLOG: The Lure of the West

There’s something magical about heading for the West Country. Maybe it’s the stunning scenery, the rugged coastline, clotted cream teas, Cornish pasties fresh from the oven – or perhaps it’s the prospect of a behind-the-scenes look at Britain’s westerly Traction

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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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Dapol receives ‘O’ gauge ’14XX’ first shot

The first full engineering sample of Dapol’s new ‘O’ gauge model of the GWR ’14XX’ 0-4-2T has been received from the factory. The sample is currently being inspected by the Dapol team for corrections with livery samples are expected soon.

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VIDEO: Heljan’s Churchward ’43XX’ 2-6-0 for ‘O’ gauge

Heljan’s next steam locomotive for ‘O’ gauge is the GWR ’43XX’ 2-6-0 and it is expected to arrive in the shops during January. This enticing new model is reviewed in full in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM140,

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VIDEO: Locoman Sounds GWR ‘King’ sound decoder

Locoman Sounds has released a new recording for the Great Western Railway ‘King’ 4-6-0 suitable for ESU LokSound decoders in ‘OO’ and ‘O’ scales. We installed the decoder in a Hornby GWR ‘King’ to test out its capabilities. Read the

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