Diesel locomotives

New Class 45 decorated samples revealed

BEN CHURCH

Decorated samples of the second production run of the Class 45 in ‘OO’ have been revealed by Heljan.

BEN CHURCH
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Bachmann Baguley-Drewry 70HP diesel

BEN CHURCH

Bachmann’s long-awaited ‘OO9’ gauge Baguley-Drewry diesel locomotives are here five years after they were first announced, but have they been worth the wait? BEN CHURCH takes a closer look.

BEN CHURCH
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FIRST REVIEW: Hornby’s ‘TT:120’ High Speed Train

MIKE WILD

The unmistakable lines of the Class 43 High Speed Train have been immortalised in ‘TT:120’ scale by Hornby. MIKE WILD reviews the first arrivals in InterCity ‘Swallow’ and GWR green liveries.

MIKE WILD
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Graham Farish LMS ‘Twins’

MARK CHIVERS

The London, Midland & Scottish Railway’s pioneering diesel-electric ‘twins’ 10000/10001 are the latest arrivals from Bachmann’s ‘N’ gauge Graham Farish range. MARK CHIVERS assesses these new additions to the roster.

MARK CHIVERS
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Blair Atholl towards Drumochter

CALLUM McCREADIE

For the first time in its 35 year lifetime, Blair Atholl is going to an exhibition outside Scotland when it heads to Model World LIVE on April 27/28 2024. IAN and CALLUM McCREADIE explain how Scotland’s finest Highland Main Line layout was built and what the future holds.

CALLUM McCREADIE

'TT:120' Class 37 progresses

MARK CHIVERS

Hornby’s forthcoming ‘TT:120’ Class 37 Co-Co diesel has progressed to the design stage of the development process.

MARK CHIVERS
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Shap

EVAN GREEN-HUGHES

Shap has always been a challenge to footplate crews and a magnet for enthusiasts. EVAN GREEN-HUGHES explores this famous location’s history and appeal.

EVAN GREEN-HUGHES
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Customising limited edition Class 40 40145

DAVID DOLMAN

The Key Publishing limited edition model of 40145 in large logo blue prompted DAVID DOLMAN to take an already good model and make it even better.

DAVID DOLMAN
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Accurascale’s Class 66 Revival

MIKE WILD

The Class 66 is a locomotive virtually no modern layout can be without. Accurascale has taken on and re-worked the Hattons Originals product for ‘OO’ gauge – MIKE WILD takes an exclusive look at the first production samples.

MIKE WILD
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FOLLY LANE

GREG MARSHALL

This 1990s Southern Region layout was acquired last year by members of Beckenham and West Wickham Model Railway Club. GREG MARSHALL explains how this fascinating ‘OO’ gauge layout brings the Britpop era back to life.

GREG MARSHALL