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‘Big Four’ Fowler ‘4P’

With the first half of Hornby’s ‘Big Four’ collection having already arrived (HM200), commemorating the centenary of the formation of the ‘Big Four’, the latest representative in the quartet of models is now available in the form of the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) Fowler ‘4P’ 2-6-4T.

Hornby ‘Turbomotive’ edges closer

Final decorated samples of Hornby’s newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) Princess Royal ‘Turbomotive’ 4-6-2 have arrived for approval by the development team.

Lowmac next for Rapido Trains UK

Rapido Trains UK has revealed that it is developing an all-new ‘OO’ gauge LNER/LMS 25ton ‘Lowmac’ low machinery wagon.

Stanier 'Black Five' EP

Hornby has received the latest Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of its forthcoming all-new ‘OO’ gauge Stanier ‘Black Five’ 4-6-0 for assessment by the company’s project development team.

Hornby’s ‘TT:120’ Stanier ‘Duchess’ progresses

Development of Hornby’s new tooling for the ‘TT:120’ scale London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) ‘Princess Coronation’ 4-6-2 is progressing well, with design work now complete.

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REALITY CHECK: The Fell diesel locomotive story

In the quest to replace steam locomotives, one of the most remarkable designs was the one-off Fell diesel, which combined an innovative engine and transmission system with multiple power units, as EVAN GREEN-HUGHES explains.