Ffestiniog Railway

Bachmann reveals new Mainline Hunslet versions for 'OO9'

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Bachmann has revealed its first tender version of the 'OO9' Mainline Hunslet as a special Christmas announcement. Watch the launch video here and read the full story.

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Bachmann adds Mainline Hunslet for 'OO9' narrow gauge

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Revealed in Bachmann’s Winter announcements in November and already available in the shops, MIKE WILD checks out the latest arrival for ‘OO9’ – the Penrhyn Mainline Hunslet 0-4-0ST.

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Quarryman’s coaches from Peco

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The Ffestiniog Railway’s Type 3 Quarryman’s coaches are the basis of a trio of new rolling stock releases from Peco for ‘OO9’ narrow gauge. MIKE WILD inspects the new arrivals.

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Big sound for a Peco ‘Small England’

How do you fit Digital Command Control, stay-alive and sound into a tiny ‘OO9’ gauge locomotive? JOHN GAY reveals how.

Fairlie Syniad Da – the Ffestiniog in ‘OO9’

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Hornby Magazine’s recently completed ‘OO9’ narrow gauge layout is making its second public appearance at the 2022 Great Electric Train Show. Find it on the magazine stand!

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Peco’s Small England for 'OO9' gauge

Peco’s hugely anticipated Small England ‘OO9’ gauge locomotive arrives -but does this little engine live up to big expectations? RICHARD WATSON takes a closer look at this exciting new narrow gauge model.

FAIRLIE AMBITIOUS LAYOUT BUILD | PART TWO

Scenic modelling is one of the most enjoyable and creative parts of a model railway. MIKE WILD gets to grips with the landscape for the new ‘OO9’ narrow gauge layout in our second and final feature including the first chance to watch our brand new feature video.

VIDEO: Bachmann 'OO9' narrow gauge Double Fairlie

Join Mike Wild as he takes a closer look at the exciting new 'OO9' gauge Double Fairlie narrow gauge steam engine from Bachmann.

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FAIRLIE SURPRISE

The secret is out and the first of Bachmann’s new ‘OO9’ Double Fairlie locomotives will be in the shops this winter. MIKE WILD takes a closer look at this exciting new narrow gauge steam engine with a full review including video of the model in action.

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Reality Check: The Double Fairlie

One of the most remarkable and recognisable locomotive designs of the Victorian era is the narrow gauge Double Fairlie, a type that became inexorably linked with the development of the Ffestiniog Railway in North Wales, but which also became world famous due to its incredible pulling power, as EVAN GREEN-HUGHES describes.