Class 800

VIDEO: East Coast Main Line lineside Autumn 2022


Key Model World's MIKE WILD has been following railway activities on the East Coast Main Line. In this exclusive video feature we capture moments from the autumn including Rail Operations Group Class 37s, steam specials and an impressive quadruple headed working!


VIDEO: Lineside on the East Coast Main Line


Join Mike Wild as he follows a selection of main line movements on the East Coast Main Line around Peterborough across the summer, exclusively on KeyModelWorld.

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Hornby LNER ‘Azuma’ Class 800/2 arrives

New liveries have been hotly anticipated on the Hornby Class 800 unit. RICHARD WATSON inspects the first LNER liveried set to arrive for 'OO' gauge.

East Coast variety from Hornby

Hornby has received the first decorated samples of its all-new ‘OO’ gauge Class 91 Bo-Bo electrics and LNER liveried Class 800 Azuma InterCity Express Trains (IET) for assessment.

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Kato's Class 800 debut

Japanese manufacturer Kato isn’t a well known brand in British model railway circles with just one rolling stock product to its name for UK layouts. However, it has a new high-profile release for ‘N’ gauge: the Hitachi Class 800. MIKE WILD takes stock of this exciting new addition.

Kato amends Class 800 seating issue

Kato is to amend the interior moulding unit for one of the vehicles in its recently-released ‘N' gauge Class 800 InterCity Express Train (IET).

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Hitachi IEP Class 800

Launched with a massive fanfare in 2017, the Hitachi Class 800 and its derivatives are set to become the predominant express train in use in this country. EVAN GREEN-HUGHES looks into the development of this futuristic unit.