BR Western Region

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Orleton Road - Western region in the 1940s

Recreating a famous layout by Peter Denny in ’OO’ gauge looked like an easy project for DAN EVASON. However, fitting it into a garage presented some intriguing challenges, as Dan explains.

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Sydney Gardens - Bath's famous railway line in 'OO'

One of England’s most iconic locations – the Western Region main line running through the heart of Bath – is recreated in exacting detail in ‘OO’ scale by ‘The Park Keepers’. Following its recent appearance at the Great Electric Train Show STEVE JONES explains how this exhibition layout was created. Photography, Trevor Jones.

Sydney Gardens - Bath's famous railway in 'OO'

Sydney Gardens is a faithful representation of the stretch of the Great Western Railway main line on the approaches to Bath, built by a group of like-minded modeller’s who live locally to the area. See it at the 2022 Great Electric Train Show.

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Boscawen Junction - Cornish inspired 'N' gauge

The railways of Cornwall in the 1990s were the inspiration for DANIEL HARRIS to build this compact and attractive ‘N’ gauge layout which could easily fit in a typical home environment. Dan explains how it was built.

A closer look At Accurascale's GWR 'Manors'


Accurascale has released a project update video for its up-and-coming Great Western Railway 'Manor' Class project for 'OO' gauge.


Accurascale Siphons surface

Further decorated samples of Accurascale’s newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge GWR/BR Siphon G vans have arrived for assessment by the company’s development team.

Accurascale adds Enparts exclusive

Accurascale has added an exclusive model of its forthcoming newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Siphon G van to the first production run finished in departmental olive green for Enparts traffic.

Dawlish Warren - Devon in 'N' gauge

This layout is Chris Morris' model of Dawlish Warren station as it was during the 1960s together with a short section of sea wall. Built in 'N' gauge you can see it at the 2022 Great Electric Train Show on October 8/9 in Milton Keynes.

Bradford-on-Tone - 'OO' gauge Western Region

Bradford-on-Tone portrays a fictitious through station in the West Country during the final years of the diesel hydraulics. It is presented by the Somerset Railway Modellers Club and built to 'OO' gauge.

Kernow commissions Combe Junction Signalbox

Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) has commissioned an exclusive ‘OO’ gauge model of the Great Western Railway's (GWR) Combe Junction signalbox (Cat No. 44-187Z) from Bachmann Scenecraft