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Rails of Sheffield develops Brown Boveri gas turbine with Heljan

The 70th anniversary of construction of the Swiss-built Brown Boveri gas turbine 18000 is being marked with announcement of the first ever ready-to-run model of the pioneering locomotive for ‘OO’ gauge by Rails of Sheffield. Rails’ new model has been

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KR Models launches IQA nuclear wagon project

The IQA eight-axle nuclear flask wagon has been selected as KR Models next ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run model and it is to feature DCC operated opening cargo doors – a first for the British market. The IQA nuclear flask wagons were

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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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PTA/JTA/JUA tippler is next for Accurascale

Accurascale has revealed that its next ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run wagon project will be the Redpath Dorman Long PTA/JTA/JUA bogie iron-ore and stone tippler wagons. The first batch was built in 1972 for Consett iron ore traffic with further batches being

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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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Rails develops SECR box van

Rails of Sheffield is working in partnership with Dapol to produce a ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run model of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway diagram 1424 box van as the first of a planned range of exclusive products. The SECR diagram

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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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Cavalex launches first locomotive project – the Class 91!

Cavalex Models had revealed three new projects headlined by its first ready-to-run locomotive for both ‘OO’ and ‘N’ gauge: the East Coast Main Line Class 91. It will also be producing matching Mk 4 carriages to go with the locomotives in

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Class 92s and Mk 5s are next for Accurascale

Accurascale has revealed that its next ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run projects are the Class 92 Co-Co electrics and Mk 5 carriages – the latter covering both Caledonian Sleeper and Transpennine Express vehicles. At the same time Revolution Trains has announced its

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Accurascale launches all-new ‘Deltic’ for ‘OO’!

Accurascale revealed its first British outline locomotive for ‘OO’ gauge at the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition today, November 24 2018, at the NEC in Birmingham – the English Electric Class 55 ‘Deltic’. The legendary fleet of ‘Deltics’, so called

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