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Heljan confirms Class 86/0 identities

Heljan has confirmed the identities and liveries of its forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge BR Class 86/0 (AL6) Bo-Bo electric locomotives, having completed pre-production artwork. Seven models are planned as E3104 in original plain BR electric blue with white cab roof (Cat.

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Accurascale shows ‘Deltic’ first shot

The first engineering sample of Accurascale’s first ready-to-run ‘OO’ gauge locomotive – the iconic Class 55 ‘Deltic’ – has been received for inspection. The sample is the first prototype of the model and is subject to revisions. Accurascale is currently

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Locomotion commissions exclusive ‘OO’ 33/1

Locomotion Models has commissioned Heljan to produce an exclusive ‘OO’ gauge model of the National Collection’s Class 33/1 Bo-Bo diesel, as D6535 (33116) Hertfordshire Rail Tours in BR blue livery (Cat No. R475150). Built by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and

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Limited Edition TMC ‘Whistler’

The Model Centre (TMC) has released details of an exclusive ‘OO’ gauge Class 40 1-Co-Co-1 it has commissioned from Bachmann, as 233 Empress of England in pre-TOPS BR blue (Cat No. 32-482Z). Built at English Electric’s Vulcan Foundry, D233 entered

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Exclusive ‘OO’ Class 25 for TMC

The Model Centre (TMC) has commissioned an exclusive limited production run of Heljan’s forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge Class 25, finished as 25102 in BR two-tone green with full yellow ends (Cat No. 2542). Entering traffic as D5252 with BR’s London Midland

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Accurascale launches customer survey

Accurascale has launched an online customer survey to find out what ready-to-run items you might like to see produced in 4mm (‘OO’) and 7mm (‘O’) scales in the future. The short survey will also provide valuable feedback to gauge perception

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Revolution’s IWA for ‘OO’

Revolution Trains has revealed that its next ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run project is the IWA bogie ferry van, which will also include the later log-carrying variant. Built in Germany in the late 1980s, these distinctive covered vehicles feature two-piece integral sides

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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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BLOG: Winter Plans

I love this time of year. I know that may sound a little odd considering the heavy frosts we have had lately, but let me explain. The cold wintry weather means I can justify spending a few extra hours in

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Hornby reveals 2019 product range

Hornby Hobbies has revealed its new 2019 product range for ‘OO’ gauge model railways today, January 7, including five brand new locomotives, four new carriage sets and two new brake vans amongst a host of deliveries on its extensive catalogue

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