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BLOG: Wonderful Warley

I’m breathing a huge sigh of relief as I type as our brand new ‘OO’ gauge exhibition layout, West Coast Cement, which is debuting at the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition this weekend (November 24/25 2018) is now complete, packed

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Heljan reveals THREE new locomotives

Three new locomotives across three gauges have been announced by Heljan ahead of this weekend’s Warley National Model Railway Exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham. Headlining the new announcements is an all-new ‘OO’ gauge model of the Class 86/0 Bo-Bo

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Rails confirms Caley ‘812’ pricing and release date

Rails of Sheffield has announced the pricing for its ‘OO’ gauge model of the Caledonian Railway ‘812’ 0-6-0 which it revealed it had commissioned from Bachmann at Model Rail Scotland in February 2018. Prices will start from £179.95 for the

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Rails of Sheffield plans NER autocar

Rails of Sheffield is working in association with Heljan to develop a ready-to-run ‘OO’ gauge model of the pioneering North Eastern Railway (NER) petrol-electric Autocars which were built in 1903. Two were built to a design by Vincent Raven and

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VIDEO: Upgraded Twin Track Sound Class 67 for ‘OO’

In HM137 showed how to install a Hornby Class 67 Twin Track Sound decoder in its high fidelity model of the Alstom built Bo-Bo diesel-electric and how to enhance its audio output with a new speaker. Listen to the model

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Bachmann to host winning TV show layout at Warley show

The winning layout from Channel 5’s Great Model Railway Challenge television show will take centre stage on the Bachmann Europe stand at the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition on November 24/25 at the NEC in Birmingham. Bachmann is a sponsor

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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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Irish Railway Models announced CIE A/001 diesel for ‘OO’

The Coras Iompair Eireann (CIE) Metropolitan-Vickers A/001 Co-Co diesel-electric locomotive has been selected as Irish Railway Models first ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run locomotive with release anticipated in the fourth quarter of 2019. The CIE A/001 diesels were built at Dukinfield Works,

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‘OO’ friction buffer stops next from Accurascale

Accurascale announced its new ‘OO’ gauge Rawie friction buffer stops at the Great Electric Train Show on October 13/14, with pre-production samples on display at the event. Installed at terminus stations, depots, sidings and the like from the late 1980s,

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New 2019 products from Train-Tech

Train-Tech launched its new 2019 products on October 13/14 at the Great Electric Train Show in Milton Keynes. Spearheading the new announcements is Smart Screen (Cat No. SD1), a self-contained working animated screen for ‘OO’, mimicking electronic destination display boards

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