London Underground

Rapido adds Met five-plank open wagons

Rapido Trains UK has revealed two new ‘OO’ gauge additions to its collection of newly-tooled 1907 RCH five-plank open wagons, suitable for use with the manufacturer’s forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge Metropolitan ‘E’ 0-4-4T.

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Rapido plans ‘OO’ Met ‘E’ 0-4-4T

Rapido Trains UK is adding a Metropolitan Railway ‘E’ 0-4-4T to its ‘OO’ gauge range in a double celebration marking the 125th anniversary of sole survivor No. 1 and the 160th of the world’s first underground railway.

More ‘OO’ S Stock for LTM

London Transport Museum (LTM) has commissioned another batch of its exclusive ‘OO’ gauge four-car London Underground S Stock units from Bachmann.

Greenford Broadway – ‘OO’ gauge Underground

This compact ‘OO’ gauge layout models the London Underground system between 1948 and 1962. See it at the 2022 Great Electric Train Show.

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Greenford Broadway - a London Underground Micro layout

TONY DEAN’s longstanding love of London suburban services set the stage for his fascinating compact micro layout in ‘OO’ gauge.

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With a route mileage of just under 250 and serving 272 stations, the London Underground network carries around five million passengers a day, yet attracts little attention from enthusiasts and modellers. EVAN GREEN-HUGHES delves into the fascinating history of this unique system, much of which is normally well hidden from public view.