Bachmann Europe is the British based arm of America's Bachmann Trains. The Bachmann Europe portfolio creates ready-to-run locomotives and rolling stock for 'OO' gauge, 'OO9' gauge and 'N' gauge as well as accessories and figures for 'OO', 'N', 'OO9', 'O', 16mm scale and G scale. Its range includes Bachmann Branchline for 'OO', Graham Farish for 'N' gauge, Scenecraft for buildings and accessories plus it is the UK distributor for model railway brand EFE Rail, Proses modelling tools, Woodland Scenics and Pocketbond Classix as well as the European distributor for Lilliput 'HO' and 'HOe' overseas models. Read our full collection of Bachmann news, features and reviews here.

SWR Class 159 for Kernow

A Class 159 DMU in South Western Railway (SWR) colours is Kernow Model Rail Centre’s latest commission.

Golden Ochre ‘31’ in ‘N’ for KMRC

Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) is commissioning an ‘N’ gauge Class 31 from Graham Farish, finished as D5579 in BR golden ochre.

KMRC adds Royal Scotsman 37 to Scottish roster

Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) has added another exclusive Bachmann ‘OO’ gauge Class 37/4 diesel to its range, finished as 37401 in Royal Scotsman livery.

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YouChoos Class 47 sound upgrades


Digital sound specialist YouChoos has created a brand-new sound file for the ever-popular Class 47 diesel-electric utilising the latest ZIMO MS series decoders. MIKE WILD shows how it can be used to upgrade the outgoing 21-pin generation Bachmann Class 47.

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UPDATED: Bachmann reveals Winter 2022 British Railway Announcements


Bachmann has unveiled its Winter 2022 British Railway Announcements with three newly tooled models and a raft of new identities and liveries on existing models set to appear in the coming months. Read our full report and watch the video here.


Model meets Prototype at North Norfolk Railway

Bachmann Europe visited the North Norfolk Railway in mid-October to present the owners of resident BR Standard ‘4MT’ 2-6-0 76084 with a ‘OO’ gauge model of the prototype.

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FIRST REVIEW: Bachmann Bulleid carriages for ‘OO’

Graham Muspratt.

A new range of Southern Railway Bulleid coaches is now available in ‘OO’ gauge. GRAHAM MUSPRATT runs the rule over these latest arrivals.

Graham Muspratt.

Loch Rannoch exclusive for Kernow

Kernow Model Rail Centre has commissioned an exclusive 'OO' gauge Class 37 diesel from Bachmann, finished as 37012 Loch Rannoch in BR large logo blue.

More ‘OO’ S Stock for LTM

London Transport Museum (LTM) has commissioned another batch of its exclusive ‘OO’ gauge four-car London Underground S Stock units from Bachmann.

KMRC reveals three new 'OO' exclusives


Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) has revealed a selection of exclusive ‘OO’ gauge models during 20th anniversary celebrations at its Camborne store in Cornwall.