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BLOG: Engineering train

Engineering stock has always caught my eye. The mixed formations, wagon names and assortment of vehicles make for interesting trains and a change from the revenue-earning stock which often features heavily on my layouts. I’ve been building up a ballast

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LNER ‘J26’ heads up Oxford Rail 2020 range

Oxford Rail unveiled its new 2020 catalogue range at the London Toyfair in January. Four newly tooled ‘OO’ gauge projects have been added, including a London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) ‘J26’ 0-6-0, Cowans Sheldon Standard 15ton crane, Great Eastern

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VIDEO: Oxford Rail 2020 Range Review

Hello and welcome to the Hornby Magazine in-depth review of the Oxford Rail 2020 catalog and range. In this video we are joined by editor Mike Wild and  @New Junction‘s Richard Watson as they go through the entire 2020 range.

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Revolution reveals new wagons at Warley

Revolution Trains is planning to create ‘N’ gauge ready-to-run models of the KUA four-bogie 150ton nuclear flask wagon as well as the PFA four-wheel container flat which has been used to transport coal, gypsum and low-level nuclear waste. In ‘OO’

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Hornby Magazine Awards voting extended!

Voting for the 2019 Hornby Magazine Model Railway Awards has been extended until 11.59pm on Sunday October 6. If you haven’t already voted, visit the dedicated awards page to choose your favourite models, manufacturers, retailers and layouts. All votes will

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Gallery: The latest Bachmann samples

The latest development samples have been revealed by Bachmann for ‘OO’ and ‘N’ gauge together with new delivery timescales for products including the steam crane, Class 158/159, Class 24/1 and more. Bachmann has also revealed the first engineering samples of

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New ‘N’ gauge projects revealed

Revolution Trains has revealed five new projects at the recent International N Gauge Show headlined by a proposal for the Class 313 and 314 three-car Electric Multiple Units (EMUs). The unit project is joined by the announcement of four new

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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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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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Realtrack receives decorated PCA for ‘N’

Realtrack Models has received decorated samples of its new ‘N’ gauge ready-to-run model of the PCA bulk cement wagon. The model is being produced in conjunction with Accurascale using the research carried out for its new ‘OO’ gauge model of the

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