GWR

Dapol parcels railcar sample

Dapol has released a new image of its next batch of GWR railcars covering the parcels versions. The sample shows the BR crimson livery on the new parcels railcar body tooling which is due to be released in the first

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BLOG: Working signals

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM151, on sale from December 5 2019 – we feature Dapol’s new GWR lower quadrant signals for ‘OO’ and ‘O’ gauge. Like many I have been keen to get my hands on

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Heljan reveals new ‘O’ and ‘OO’ models at Warley

Heljan has revealed a collection of new models in its 2020/2021 catalogue at the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition. Highlights include brand new models the Collett ‘2251’ 0-6-0 and BR Mk 2/Mk 2a carriages in ‘O’ gauge together with the

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VIDEO: Dapol GWR ’14XX’ 0-4-2T for ‘O’ gauge

Dapol’s new ‘O’ gauge GWR ’14XX’ 0-4-2T is due to arrive in the shops during November. Dapol kindly allowed us to put the model through its paces for a full review in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM150,

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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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