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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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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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‘N’ gauge Sturgeon livery samples

Revolution Trains has received its first painted samples of its new ‘N’ gauge Sturgeon engineering wagon. Hundreds of these wagons were constructed from the mid 1950s and they lasted in service for more than five decades; a small number remained

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HOA first look for ‘N’

The first engineering samples of the Revolution Trains crowd-funded ‘N’ gauge HOA bogie hopper wagon have been received for inspection. The models feature plastic injection-moulded bodies in two types, detail variations, fine wire discharge actuator rods plus end handrails and

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BLOG: Project O update

I’ve been spreading my modelling activities between a trio of projects lately. Regular readers will have seen the Staff Projects in HM143 (May 2019) showed a little glimpse of my outdoor ‘O’ gauge project while the latest issue (HM144, June

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Banana van heads Dapol’s latest ‘O’ announcements

Dapol has announced a new model of the 10ton banana van for ‘O’ gauge together with a new batch of 10ft wheelbase wagons and vans and new versions of the LMS ‘Jinty’ 0-6-0T. The new banana van is expected in

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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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