Dapol

Dapol Ltd produces an extensive range of ready-to-run 'OO' gauge, 'N' gauge and 'O' gauge locomotives, carriages and wagons covering a broad range of steam, diesel and electric subjects. Explore our extensive collection of news, reviews and features on Dapol products here.

Dapol HEA deco samples

Dapol has received decorated samples of its forthcoming newly-tooled ‘O’ gauge HEA and HBA coal hoppers for review by the company’s development team

Guildford exclusive for KMRC

Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) has revealed its latest exclusive ‘O’ gauge wagon commission from Dapol, a 1902 RCH seven-plank open wagon finished in Thomas Mitchell and Sons of Guildford livery (Cat No. K7072).

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Hornby Magazine July 2022

Welcome to the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM181, July 2022. Highlights of this issue include a full guide to repainting a Hornby 'West Country' as the Severn Valley Railway's Elizabeth II, Russell Pigott's superb Cley-on-Sea 'OO' gauge home layout, the latest model reviews, step by step modelling guides and more. Read the full magazine in PDF format here and check out our latest video content in the Video Features section.

Dapol ‘Manor’ production samples surface

Production samples of Dapol’s newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘Manor’ 4-6-0 have been received for evaluation.

Dapol Deco Toplights

Dapol has received decorated bodyshell samples of its forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge Great Western Railway (GWR) Toplight Mainline City carriages (HM178) for inspection by the company’s development team.

New batch of 'O' gauge Class 08s

Dapol is to produce a new batch of its popular 'O' gauge Class 08 diesel shunters.

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Dapol’s ‘OO’ Class 122

As the last BR diesel railcars are retired from passenger service by Chiltern Railways in 2017, BEN JONES takes a close look at Dapol’s long-awaited new model of the Gloucester RCW variant of the popular ‘bubble cars’.

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Farewell to the ‘Bubbles’ Class 121 and 122 DMUs

On May 19 2017, the final examples of British Railway’s famous ‘bubble cars’ were withdrawn from mainline service after a remarkable career spanning 57 years, during which time they have gone through many modifications and changes to their duties. EVAN GREEN-HUGHES reflects on the story of the Class 121 and 122 DMUs.

Dapol adds more ‘N’ gauge Grampus wagons

Dapol is to produce a new batch of its popular ‘N’ gauge 'Grampus' engineers wagon, with seven new identities in various colour schemes planned. Read the full story here.

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Hornby Magazine June 2022

Welcome to the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM180, June 2022. Highlights of this issue include three stunning feature layouts headlined by Tony Wright's outstanding Little Bytham, full reviews of the Accurascale Class 55 'Deltic' and Hornby Class 91 for 'OO' gauge, step by step modelling guides and more. Read the full magazine in PDF format here and check out our latest video content in the Video Features section.