HM196 October 2023

Accurascale Great Eastern ‘Buckjumper’ EPs revealed

Accurascale has received First Engineering Prototype samples of its forthcoming newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Great Eastern ‘Buckjumper’ 0-6-0Ts for assessment by the company’s project team.

Rapido confirms ‘S160’ and Manning Wardle ‘L’

Rapido Trains UK has confirmed that it is developing all-new ‘OO’ gauge  models of the USATC ‘S160’ 2-8-0 and Manning Wardle ‘L’ Class 0-6-0ST.

NEW STOCK: Airbrush and weathering paint bundles available now

New in at the Key Model World Shop are Lifecolor paint bundles and an airbrushing starter bundle offering all the equipment you need in one purchase including a Sparmax MAX-4 airbrush, ARISM compressor, Spray Booth and Cleaning Pot.

VIDEO: 1960s Weathering Part Two | Steam Locomotives

In part two of our 1960s weathering series, we go to town on a pair of Hornby BR '9F' 2-10-0s as we create different weathered finishes for a BR Standard and Crosti locomotive using readily available Lifecolor acrylic paints and introduce airbrushing techniques. Watch now for free when you sign up for a free member account.

Colour for Hornby ‘TT:120’ HST

Decorated samples of Hornby’s newly-tooled ‘TT:120’ scale Class 43 InterCity High Speed Train power cars and BR Mk 3 trailers have been received for inspection.

Bachmann Eastfield ‘20s’ unveiled

Bachmann has unveiled plans to release a pair of its recently retooled 'OO’ gauge Class 20 Bo-Bo diesels as Eastfield based 20048 and 20100 in BR blue with disc headcodes.

Hornby's ‘OO’ Salmon ‘EP’ lands

Hornby’s newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge LMS-designed 50ton bogie bolster wagons has progressed to the Engineering Prototype (EP) stage of the development process.

‘TT:120’ Class 50 running sample arrives

A running sample of Hornby’s newly-tooled ‘TT:120’ scale Class 50 Co-Co diesel has been received by the company’s design team. This latest arrival will enable the development team to assess the running characteristics of the model.

IN STOCK NOW: Humbrol weathering powder packs

Humbrol’s weathering powder packs are an ideal way to start out in weathering. Containing six shades, the Aging and Weathering packs can be used to enhance already weathered models as well as starting a new project. Available now on the Key Model World Shop.

IN STOCK NOW: DCC ready Class 40 limited edition

The DCC ready version of Key Publishing's exclusive limited edition model of preserved Class 40 40145 East Lancashire Railway are now in stock and ready for immediate despatch. Read more here.