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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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VIDEO: Heljan GWR ’61XX’ 2-6-2T for ‘O’ gauge

Heljan’s latest release is the Great Western Railway ’61XX’ 2-6-2T for ‘O’ gauge. Read the full review of this attractive new 7mm scale tank engine in HM137 – on sale from October 11 2018 – and watch it in action

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Present day Class 153

The Hornby Class 153 is getting a modern makeover in the 2018 range as 153368 in GWR green livery. The ‘153’ is due to be released in December 2018 priced at £109.99 and a decorated sample recently arrived with Hornby

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BLOG: 30 minutes at Didcot

Its not often I get the opportunity to stand by the line side these days, but earlier this week after visiting Pendon Museum for the official opening of the Bristol Line (you can read all about that in HM134, on

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Stirling ‘single’ steals the show

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine goes on sale today – June 14 2018 – headlined by the first full review of Locomotion Model’s stunning and eagerly anticipated model of the Great Northern Railway Stirling ‘single’ 4-2-2 for ‘OO’ gauge.

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VIDEO: Dapol GWR ’74XX’ 0-6-0PT

The former Lionheart Trains ‘O’ gauge GWR ’64XX and ’74XX’ 0-6-0PTs are back with Dapol branding and we have a full review of one of the ’74XX’ variants in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM132, June 2018 –

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VIDEO: Heljan GWR ’47XX’ 2-8-0 for ‘OO’ gauge

Heljan’s new GWR ’47XX’ 2-8-0 is reviewed in full in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM132, June 2018, on sale from May 10 2018. This impressive new freight locomotive features a 21-pin decoder socket, heavy boiler weight and

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VIDEO: Dapol GWR ’57XX’ 0-6-0PT for ‘O’ gauge

Dapol has released its new ‘O’ gauge GWR ’57XX’ 0-6-0PT. We put BR black liveried 5717 through its paces on our test track fitted with Dapol’s new Real Drive sound decoder for the class. Watch it here and read the

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BLOG: Field trips are key

Field trips are a great way to gather information on the full-size railway and a recent journey to the West Country provided the opportunity to do just that and sample a run on Great Western Railway’s (GWR) soon-to-change High Speed

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Dapol reveals GWR ‘Mogul’ and ‘Prairie’ for 2019

The GWR ‘Mogul’ 2-6-0 and ‘Large Prairie’ 2-6-2T are to be reborn in ‘OO’ gauge through brand new ready-to-run model by Dapol. The two classes expected to be released in the first quarter of 2019. The ‘Mogul’ will cater for

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