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Exclusive Wild & Chivers coal wagon

Mike Wild.

The first of a new series of annual exclusive wagons featuring the names from the Key Publishing team on classic private owner wagons in ‘OO’ gauge. The first is Wild & Chivers.

Mike Wild.

Hornby Magazine Model Railway Award winners 2023

MIKE WILD

The winners of the 2023 Hornby Magazine Model Railway Awards have been revealed. See all the winners here, as voted for by Hornby Magazine readers.

MIKE WILD

Rails and Cavalex reveal ‘OO’ PXA and JXA steel wagons

MARK CHIVERS

Rails of Sheffield has commissioned two new exclusive ‘OO’ gauge wagons from Cavalex Models, with the announcement of newly-tooled PXA bogie steel coil carriers and JXA bogie scrap wagons.

MARK CHIVERS

Exclusive Cappagh JNA-T box wagons

MIKE WILD

Key Publishing has commissioned a series of eight ‘OO’ gauge JNA-T box wagons from Revolution Trains modelling the Royal Blue vehicles operated by Cappagh on aggregate trains.

MIKE WILD

Key Model World Shop joins Hornby ‘TT:120’ official stockist list

MIKE WILD

The Key Model World Shop has joined the list of official Hornby ‘TT:120’ stockists with the full range of locomotives, carriages, wagons, track and buildings available now.

MIKE WILD

Accurascale reveals 88DS as debut ‘O' gauge locomotive

Accurascale has revealed that its debut ‘O’ gauge locomotive will be a Ruston and Hornsby 88DS diesel mechanical shunter.

Bachmann reveals modern-day Mainline Hunslets

MARK CHIVERS

Bachmann has released two new ‘OO9’ gauge models of the Ffestiniog Railway’s Mainline Hunslet 2-4-0STTs Linda (Cat No. 391-135/SF) and Blanche (391-136/SF), exclusively through the Ffestiniog Railway’s shop.

MARK CHIVERS

Hornby 4-VEP gains colour

MARK CHIVERS

Hornby has received decorated samples of its upgraded ‘OO’ gauge BR Southern Region Class 423 4-VEP Electric Multiple Units (EMUs) for inspection.

MARK CHIVERS

‘O’ gauge ‘Deltics’ due soon

MARK CHIVERS

Production of Heljan’s new batch of ‘O’ gauge Class 55 ‘Deltic’ Co-Co diesels is nearing completion, with the manufacturer sharing images of the forthcoming models in early October.

MARK CHIVERS

Dapol ‘OO’ GWR Toplight coaches in production

MARK CHIVERS

Dapol has received decorated production samples of its forthcoming newly-tooled 'OO’ gauge Great Western Railway (GWR) Toplight Mainline City carriages.

MARK CHIVERS

Aspinall Class 27 0-6-0 next for OO Works 

MARK CHIVERS

OO Works has revealed details of its next ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run steam locomotive – a Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (LYR) Aspinall Class 27 0-6-0.

MARK CHIVERS

Dapol GWR Autocoach develops

MARK CHIVERS

Dapol has received a fully working Engineering Prototype (EP) sample of its forthcoming all-new ‘OO’ gauge Great Western Railway (GWR) Autocoach for evaluation.

MARK CHIVERS

SR USA 0-6-0T in ‘O’ 

MARK CHIVERS

Minerva Model Railways has revealed it is to produce an all-new ‘O’ gauge model of the Southern Railway ‘S100’ USA 0-6-0T.

MARK CHIVERS

New ‘Warwells’ gain colour

MARK CHIVERS

Decorated samples of Hattons’ Originals’ third production run of ‘OO’ gauge 50ton ‘Warwell’ military flat wagons have arrived for evaluation.

MARK CHIVERS

More Mendip Rail JNA-Ts

MARK CHIVERS

Kernow Model Rail Centre has confirmed that it has commissioned a further run of Revolution Trains’ ‘OO’ gauge JNA-T Ealnos bogie box wagons in Mendip Rail livery from the manufacturer.

MARK CHIVERS

59002 in AI 30th anniversary scheme

MARK CHIVERS

Dapol’s ‘OO’ gauge Class 59 Co-Co diesel is set to appear in Aggregate Industries livery with 30-year branding, as a Kernow Model Rail Centre exclusive.

MARK CHIVERS

Exclusive ‘OO’ 86/4 for KMRC

MARK CHIVERS

Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) has commissioned an exclusive ‘OO’ gauge Class 86/4 AC electric from Heljan, finished as 86402 in BR blue (Cat No. 8649).

MARK CHIVERS

Supersized St Piran in ‘O’ gauge

MARK CHIVERS

Kernow Model Rail Centre’s (KMRC) range of exclusive South West-themed models is set to be bolstered with an ‘O’ gauge model of GWR’s Class 08 08645 St Piran in its distinctive Kernow flag livery.

MARK CHIVERS

Genesis batch II edges closer

MARK CHIVERS

Hattons’ development team has received decorated samples of its next batch of Hattons Originals ‘OO’ gauge four- and six-wheel coaches.

MARK CHIVERS