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VIDEO: Railway Icons HSDT prototype decorated sample

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

The decorated sample of the Railway Icons collection model of HSDT prototype power car 41001 has been revealed through the collaboration between Rails of Sheffield, Locomotion Models and Bachmann Europe together with a factory sound option of the model.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Cavalex Models Class 56 production samples

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With Cavalex Models' debut powered model - the BR Class 56 - due to arrive with retailers at the end of January, we meet with the manufacturer to reveal the final tweaks on its production samples. Watch our video here as we discuss the new model with Cavalex Models Alex Perkins.

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SERIES 7, EP4: Making Tracks - The Grand Challenge

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In the fourth and final part of our Making Tracks 3 video series, we delve into the story of the Grand Challenge at the Great Electric Train Show when Pete Waterman and the Railnuts created a record breaking 152ft long 'OO' gauge model railway.

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SERIES 7, EP3: Making Tracks 3 - On Show

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Part 3 of our Making Tracks 3 video series is here. Join us as we follow the installation process at Chester Cathedral and it operation across the summer. Watch the trailer for FREE and sign up for a Premium subscriber account to gain full access to the 50 minutes feature video.

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FIRST LOOK: EFE Rail SR Booster Co-Co electrics for OO gauge

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The all-new EFE Rail model of the SR Booster Co-Co electrics has arrived with retailers. We met with product development manager Graham Muspratt to find out more about these fascinating early electrics.

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SERIES 7, EPISODE 2: Making Tracks 3 - Construction

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In part two of our new video series we focus on construction of the layout at the Making Tracks Workshop as Pete and the team take on the challenges of building a scale model of a real station in the present day. Sign up for a FREE member account today to watch Part Two exclusively on Key Model World.

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NEW SERIES: Making Tracks 3 - On Location

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In this brand-new Key Model World video series we go behind the scenes to reveal the construction process of Making Tracks 3 from Pete Waterman and the Railnuts leading to the 152ft long Grand Challenge layout at the 2023 Great Electric Train Show. Join us for Part One as we go on location at Milton Keynes Central station.

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VIDEO: Making Tracks: The Final Frontier

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Pete Waterman and the Railnuts are planning a massive expansion of Making Tracks for the brand-new Key Publishing Model World LIVE event on April 27/28 2024. We meet with Pete to find out more about this bold plan.

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VIDEO: Building a TT:120 Model Railway Part Four | Detailing

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In the fourth and final part of our brand-new Building a TT:120 Model Railway we focus on adding detail to the layout including figures, fencing, bushes, track weathering and more. Part four is available exclusively to Key Model World Subscribers. Watch the trailer below and sign up to watch the full series.

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VIDEO: Building a TT:120 Model Railway Part Three | Ground cover

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Exclusive to Key Model World Premium Subscribers, the third-part of our new series following construction of our new 'TT:120' scale layout Twelvemill Bridge is a detailed look at ground cover. Join the team to find out how they transform the bare landscape.

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