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Cavalex Models OO gauge Class 56 model review. Review Premium

FIRST REVIEW: Cavalex Models Class 56 for OO gauge

Cavalex Models’ debut powered model arrived at the end of January. MIKE WILD takes an exclusive look at the first production versions of this highly-anticipated ‘OO’ gauge locomotive.

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Building a GNR tunnel portal

In the fourth and final feature following construction of our new ‘TT:120’ scale layout Twelvemill Bridge, MIKE WILD explains the techniques used to build our exclusive GNR tunnel portal kits.

Bachmann Europe and MCC sponsor Model World LIVE

Bachmann and MCC are sponsoring Model World LIVE on April 27/28 at the NEC in Birmingham with stands for Bachmann Europe, Pocketbond and a Make and Take interactive stand for visitors.

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Speaker upgrade for the Accurascale ‘Manor’

Accurascale’s GWR ‘Manor’ 4-6-0 is a superb model, but it left room for improvement in the speaker setup. MIKE WILD shows how he fitted Locoman Sounds’ latest profile for these two-cylinder locomotives together with a speaker upgrade.

Staff Projects: Reviving Topley Dale

It’s approaching two years since Topley Dale was dismantled and put into storage, but now the layout is being rebuilt in a much bigger, extended form. MIKE WILD explains the first steps and the vision for the future.

IN STOCK NOW: Hornby TT:120 scale TTA tankers

Hornby's new collection of TT:120 scale 45ton TTA tankers are in stock now at the Key Model World Shop. Check out the first three liveries here.

SAVE THE DATE! 2024 Great Electric Train Show

The dates for the 2024 Great Electric Train Show have been revealed as the event returns to its Milton Keynes location at the Marshall Arena this October.

Model World LIVE expands to Hall 12 at the NEC

Key Publishing’s brand-new modelling exhibition is expanding to a bigger hall at the NEC as we reveal the first sponsor for the 2024 show – model manufacturer Accurascale.

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Hornby project updates – January 2024

Following the launch of the Hornby 2024 catalogue, MIKE WILD rounds up the latest progress on previously announced models for ‘OO’ gauge from 2022 and 2023.

Making Tracks: The Final Frontier

Pete Waterman and the Railnuts and taking on a new challenge to make the biggest portable 'OO' gauge model railway shown at the 2023 Great Electric Train Show even bigger! Making Tracks: The Final Frontier is under construction to debut at Model World LIVE on April 27/28 2024.