Locomotives

‘Heavyweight’ 37 materializes

Accurascale has received the first Engineering Prototype (EP) sample of its newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Class 37/7 diesel for evaluation.

Accurascale 'OO' 37s enter production

Accurascale has confirmed that the first batch of its newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Class 37 diesels are now in production, following approval and testing of decorated samples.

Heljan enters ‘TT’ market

Heljan has revealed plans for an all-new British 1:120 scale ‘TT’ range with the launch of a newly-tooled Class 31/1 A1A-A1A diesel locomotive.

Hornby ‘9F’ gains colour

Hornby has received the first decorated samples of its all-new ‘OO’ gauge BR ‘9F’ 2-10-0 for evaluation.

Revolutionary Class 93 develops

Development of Revolution Trains’ forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge model of the Stadler tri-mode Class 93 Bo-Bo is progressing well, with the manufacturer revealing the latest CAD drawings for the project.

Rapido’s ‘15XX’ 0-6-0PT breaks cover

Rapido Trains UK has received the first Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of its newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge BR Western Region ‘15XX’ 0-6-0PT for assessment.

Clayton Class 18 CADS complete

Development of Revolution Trains’ new ‘OO’ gauge model of the Clayton Class 18 CBD-90 Bo-Bo hybrid industrial shunter continues apace with CAD work now complete.

Hornby’s Platinum Jubilee HST

Hornby has unveiled surprise plans to produce a special souvenir edition of its ‘OO’ gauge InterCity 125 High Speed Train (HST), in celebration of HM Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee.

Dapol ‘Manor’ production samples surface

Production samples of Dapol’s newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘Manor’ 4-6-0 have been received for evaluation.

New batch of 'O' gauge Class 08s

Dapol is to produce a new batch of its popular 'O' gauge Class 08 diesel shunters.