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Truro Signalbox in ‘N’ for Kernow

JONATHAN NEWTON

Kerrnow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) has commissioned an exclusive ‘N’ gauge model of Truro signalbox from Bachmann’s Scenecraft range.

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Accurascale plans more Coil A wagons

JONATHAN NEWTON

Accurascale has announced the return of the BR Diagram 1/412 Coil A tarpaulin covered steel wagons in ‘OO’ gauge, featuring improvements and new identities.

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New kits from LCUT Creative

JONATHAN NEWTON

LCUT Creative has added a selection of new 2mm and TT:120 scale models to its expanding range of laser-cut kits.

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Scale Model Scenery manholes and drain covers

JONATHAN NEWTON

New from Scale Model Scenery is this pack of 4mm scale laser-cut and engraved manhole and drain covers.

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Corgi Trackside Dennis F12 Pump Escape

JONATHAN NEWTON

Corgi’s popular 1:76 scale Dennis F12 Pump Escape fire engine returns in the manufacturer's trackside range, now finished in City of Coventry yellow.

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Scammell low loaders

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Corgi has added two new versions of its 1:76 scale Scammell low loader to the Trackside range of die-cast vehicles.

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Steam Around Leeds in the 1960s

JONATHAN NEWTON

Leeds was a real hotspot for steam in the 1960s with its leading shed 55A Holbeck home to the last of the Stanier ’Jubilee' 4-6-0s. Yorkshire was one of the crucibles of the railway and steam lasted almost until the very end of BR service there.

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Mail by Rail

JONATHAN NEWTON

The carriage of mail by rail first began shortly after the Liverpool & Manchester Railway opened in 1830 and has continued in one form or another – along with the odd hiatus –  through to a more streamlined form today.

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Electrics for the Railway Modeller

JONATHAN NEWTON

In this fast-paced world, little stays the same for long, it seems. This certainly applies to the seemingly complex topic of model railway electrics, which is often the very aspect of the hobby that is the most daunting and off-putting for both experienced modellers and those new to the craft.

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Exploring Britain’s Disused Railways

JONATHAN NEWTON

The Victorian ’railway mania’ resulted in the UK being covered near and far with main lines, secondary lines and branch lines. With the introduction of motorways and families being able to afford their own motor car, many of these railways were closed, lifted and lost forever.

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