HM182, August 2022
Repurposing and recycling are very much in vogue at the moment, but are principles rarely applied to trains. However, that is now all changing with the rebuilding of surplus electric multiple units into versatile and useful bi-mode trains, as EVAN GREEN-HUGHES explains.
The English Electric Class 37 is one of the most popular diesel locomotives and this distinctive class is Locoman Sounds’ first digital audio project for a diesel. With one eye on spending, MIKE WILD installs a D&H decoder into an older generation 8-pin Bachmann model.
The initial draft of the track plan is complete - but will it actually work? Eager to get trains running on his ‘OO’ gauge New Junction layout, RICHARD WATSON takes a cautious approach which uncovered some unexpected challenges.RICHARD WATSON
Accurascale and Rails of Sheffield have confirmed that the proposed 'OO’ gauge Class 89 is going to be produced for release in 2023.
Join Mike Wild and Richard Watson with Accurascale for their latest 'OO' gauge announcement at 12:00 30.06.2022. Don't forget after the announcement video you can see full details of the new model here on Key Model World.
Simon George, owner of Britain’s Biggest Model Railway (BBMR) – the sensational 200ft x 50ft Heaton Lodge Junction ‘O’ gauge exhibition layout – has confirmed that the organisation is to become a specialist Heljan retailer, offering a bespoke finishing service for customers.
Rapido Trains UK is introducing a new collection of ‘N’ gauge South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) wagons.
A series of Southern Railway eight-plank open wagons will be Rapido Trains UK’s next 'OO' gauge project.