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NEW EVENT: Model World LIVE 2024 launches

MIKE WILD

Brand-new for 2024, Model World LIVE is brought to you by the organisers of the Great Electric Train Show to bring together railway and scale modellers at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. The event will take place on April 27/28 2024 in Hall 17 and advance tickets are on sale now.

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NEW SERIES: Building a TT:120 Model Railway | PART ONE

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Part one of our brand-new modelling series is available now! In this new series we tackle construction of a 'TT:120' scale model railway using the latest products for this new scale in the British modelling market, starting with construction of the baseboards, platforms and laying the track.

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Building Twelvemill Bridge – Part One

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The dawn of a new scale was a temptation too big to resist for the Hornby Magazine team. MIKE WILD introduces a brand-new layout build in ‘TT:120’ scale in the first of a four-part series documenting its construction.

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FIRST REVIEW: Heljan’s ‘O’ gauge Class 73

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For the second month in a row, Heljan has delivered a brand-new ‘O’ gauge ready-to-run locomotive, and this striking model of the Southern Region Class 73 electro-diesel could be its best yet. MIKE WILD explains why with video of a sample running on Britain's Biggest Model Railway.

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ADVANCE TICKETS SALES CLOSE MONDAY

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There is one week to go until the 2023 Great Electric Train Show on October 14/15 at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes. Advance tickets are on sale until Monday October 9 at 5pm - buy today and get discounted tickets and early entry to the show from 9.30am each day.

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Dewsway vintage coaches confirmed for Saturday car park shuttle

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Dews of Somersham will be providing vintage coaches to transport Great Electric Train Show visitors from the Milton Keynes Bowl car park to the Marshall Arena on Saturday October 14. Find out more here.

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Rapido’s Lion

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In our first look at Rapido’s all-new model of Liverpool and Manchester Railway 0-4-2 Lion, MIKE WILD discovers what it has to offer.

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Making Tracks: The Grand Challenge

MIKE WILD

Pete Waterman and the Railnuts are making final preparations to put all three Making Tracks layouts together for the first time at the 2023 Great Electric Train Show. We visited the Making Tracks Workshop to catch up with the latest progress with Pete and the team with exclusive video.

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VIDEO: Cavalex Models Class 56 and wagon projects update

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Cavalex Models visited the Key Model World Workshop to showcase the latest version of the sound file for its all-new 'OO' gauge Class 56 together with decorated samples of its PHA and JHA bogie wagons. Join us for exclusive video and sign up to read our full feature.

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Rapido’s Loriot Y wagon rolls in

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Rapido Trains UK’s eagerly-awaited ‘OO’ gauge model of the Great Western Railway ‘Loriot Y’ machinery truck has arrived.

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