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UPDATE: Limited edition Coal Sector Class 31

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We have been working with Accurascale on development of our exclusive limited edition model of 31276 Calder Hall Power Station for 'OO' gauge. Read the latest news on this all-new model here.

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Making Tracks for Christmas

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Pete Waterman and the Railnuts have taken Making Tracks 3 to Cheshire Outdoors in Blakemere Village for the festive season with trains running every day through December.

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VIDEO: Heljan 'OO' gauge Class 47 project update

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Heljan's all-new 'OO' gauge Class 47 is due to arrive in early 2024. We met with Heljan's Ben Jones in the Key Model World workshop to find out more and hear the final factory DCC sound fitted versions in action. Watch the video interview here.

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Building Twelvemill Bridge's Platforms

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New to the Key Model World Shop are laser-cut platform kits for ‘TT:120’ scale. MIKE WILD explains how they were built and painted for Twelvemill Bridge.

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Installing digital sound in the Heljan GWR AEC parcels railcar. Feature Premium

Installing ESU sound in the Heljan GWR AEC railcar

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The revival of Grosvenor Square for the Spalding Model Railway Exhibition on November 4/5 prompted MIKE WILD to go back to the ‘60s by installing digital sound in Heljan’s new ‘OO’ gauge GWR AEC parcels railcar. Here’s how he did it complete with a video sound demonstration.

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Dapol TTA tanker for 7mm scale

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New for ‘O’ gauge from Dapol is the longstanding 45ton TTA four-wheel tanker. MIKE WILD checks out this new arrival for the scale.

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New Geoscenics track weathering bundle available now

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Enhance your track with these easy to use track weathering colour from Geoscenics, as featured in the Hornby Magazine/Key Model World Building a TT:120 Model Railway series. In stock now at the Key Model World Shop and priced at £16.00.

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Grosvenor Square’s growth spurt

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The Hornby Magazine team is always looking to enhance its layouts and in 2018 it was the turn of our Western Region terminus. MIKE WILD reveals why and how this large layout has been taken to the next level.

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Grosvenor Square's second coming

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Grosvenor Square is the biggest of the Hornby Magazine layout fleet measuring 29ft x 10ft. In 2018 it made its debut at the full length at the Great Electric Train Show. MIKE WILD explains how it all happened.

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Warley National Model Railway Exhibition 2023 in pictures

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The Warley National Model Railway Exhibition saw model manufacturers showcase their latest product samples across ‘OO’, ‘N’ and ‘O’ gauges amongst others. We highlight the latest releases on show in this pictorial round up.

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