Making Tracks II – Pete Waterman’s 2022 ‘OO’ gauge layout


This year Pete Waterman and the Railnuts group have built a brand-new ‘OO’ gauge West Coast Main Line layout. See it one final time at the Great Electric Train Show.


Roxby Town – modern day ‘N’ gauge


Geoff Buttler’s Roxby Town models the current railway scene in ‘N’ gauge and you can see it at the 2022 Great Electric Train Show.


Heljan finalises new Class 33/2 liveries

Heljan has finalised the livery artwork for its forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge Class 33/2 Bo-Bo diesels, including the new ‘as-built’ examples of the 'Hastings Gauge' Type 3s.

Heljan ‘OO’ developments

Heljan has updated progress on some of its in-development ‘OO’ gauge model projects with Engineering Prototype (EP) samples currently under evaluation.

Bottom Works Sidings - Woodhead in the 1970s

Bottom Works Sidings is set in the heart of the South Yorkshire coalfield, just south of Barnsley, on a cold January morning in 1973, and recreates a small set of exchange sidings that function as a secondary entrance into a steelworks. See it at the 2022 Great Electric Train Show.

Ambleton Vale - an 'N' gauge country terminus

Ambleton Vale is an 'N' gauge model railway set in the rolling countryside somewhere in central England around 1965.

Sydney Gardens OO gauge model railway Feature Freemium

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.

Bachmann launches all-new 'OO' Class 37

Bachmann has launched an all-new 'OO' gauge model of the English Electric Class 37 diesel.

Exclusive Class 47s for KMRC

Kernow Model Rail Centre has revealed details of two new exclusive ‘OO’ gauge Bachmann Class 47 diesels.

UPDATED: ‘Peak’ production progresses

Heljan has confirmed that its forthcoming all-new ‘OO’ gauge Class 45 1Co-Co1 diesel project has entered production, with models expected to arrive during the autumn.