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‘N’uclear KUA Materialises

Revolution Trains has received the first Engineering Prototype (EP) sample of its forthcoming ‘N’ gauge KUA nuclear flask quad-bogie wagon for evaluation. Revolution Trains is offering both wagons as a limited-run twin-pack, with correct running numbers and variances between markings

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Heljan ‘O’ gauge Class 47 first shots

The first engineering sample of the Heljan ‘O’ gauge Class 47 has been revealed showing progress on this all-new release for 7mm scale. Delivery to Heljan retailers is expected in late 2020. The sample is subject to revisions and shows

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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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VIDEO: KR Models GT3 first sample

KR Models has received the first engineering sample of its ‘OO’ gauge model of unique English Electric gas turbine prototype GT3. KR Models kindly loaned Hornby Magazine the sample and we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to give it a

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Accurascale JSA first shots

The first engineering samples of the JSA hooded and open steel coil carriers for ‘OO’ gauge have been received by Accurascale for inspection. The fleet of 56 wagons was built for British Steel by Marcroft Engineering in 1996 and could

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VIDEO: Heljan ‘O’ gauge ‘Hymek’ running sample

Heljan loaned its engineering sample of the new batch of ‘O’ gauge ‘Hymeks’ to the Hornby Magazine team and we sent it out for a run on our ‘O’ gauge test track. The revised model features a lightened chassis, a

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Flangeway shows ‘Salmon’ first sample

Footplate Models has released images of the first engineering sample of its Flangeway ‘Salmon’ bogie engineering wagon. The wagon features a die-cast deck detailed with plastic underframe fittings. The first releases will model 1980s period wagons in engineers grey and

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Accurascale shows decorated PFAs

Decorated samples of the Accurascale ‘OO’ gauge PFA four-wheel container flat have arrived for evaluation with the manufacturer stating that it now expects to wagons to be released in late September. The wagon features a die-cast chassis and a choice

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Heljan reveals latest Class 25/3 sample

Heljan has received the latest engineering samples of its new ‘OO’ gauge model of the Class 25/3 and has confirmed that it is working on the artwork to allow the project to move forward to decoration. The latest samples show

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Accurascale shows PFA samples

Accurascale has received engineering samples of its fourth ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run wagon – the PFA four-wheel container flat. Introduced in 1986 for Cawoods Coal containerised coal traffic, they ran in block trains from colleries in England and Wales to ports

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