Class 50

Accurascale Class 50s edge closer

Production of Accurascale‘s all-new Class 50 is under way and the manufacturer has revealed more decorated samples of the newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge models.

Colour for ‘TT:120’ Class 50s

Decorated samples of Hornby’s newly-tooled ‘TT:120’ Class 50 Co-Co diesels have arrived with the manufacturer for evaluation by the development team.

‘TT:120’ Class 50 running sample arrives

A running sample of Hornby’s newly-tooled ‘TT:120’ scale Class 50 Co-Co diesel has been received by the company’s design team. This latest arrival will enable the development team to assess the running characteristics of the model.

Hornby ‘TT:120’ Class 50 edges closer

Development of Hornby’s newly-tooled ‘TT:120’ scale Class 50 Co-Co diesel is progressing well with CAD renders now complete and the first mouldings from the tooling received by the project’s design team for assessment.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Accurascale product update

Accurascale has grown rapidly since it launched its first products in 2018. MARK CHIVERS meets with Project Manager STEVE PURVES to catch up on the latest progress with its ever-expanding collection of ‘OO’ gauge locomotives and rolling stock with exclusive online only images and video.

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Nifty 50s: Install Locoman Sounds in Hornby's Class 50

Locoman Sounds has introduced a new sound profile for the Class 50 ‘Hoovers’. MIKE WILD installs a pair of Doehler & Haass chips into the Hornby GBRf pairing of 50049 and 50007 with some nifty adjustments to the lighting functions.

Accurascale Class 50 EPs break cover

Accurascale has revealed progress on its forthcoming all-new ‘OO’ gauge Class 50 Co-Co-diesel project.

Accurascale adds new Class 31 and 50 exclusives

Accurascale has revealed details of further planned exclusives for its all-new ‘OO’ gauge Class 31 and Class 50 diesel locomotives, as part of its Accurascale Exclusives range.

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Book Review: Class 50s

This recent publication from Key Books recalls British Rail’s popular Class 50 locomotives, one of the most loved and popular classes that still has a strong following to this day.

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Accurascale launches new ‘OO’ gauge Class 50

A ‘OO’ gauge Class 50 diesel is Accurascale’s next ready-to-run locomotive project. Join us for the exclusive video announcement of Accurascale's latest brand-new 'OO' locomotive.