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‘N’ gauge Ivatt 2-6-2T upgrade


Dapol is upgrading its ‘N’ gauge London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) Ivatt 2-6-2T with a new chassis.


Rapido UK announces LNER Dynamometer Car in ’N’

Rapido Trains UK is to produce its very first ‘N’ gauge ready-to-run carriage - the LNER Dynamometer Car.

All-new OAA air-braked open in ‘N’ from Rapido

Rapido Trains UK is to produce an ‘N’ gauge version of the 45ton Open AB open wagon, better known as the OAA.

PREVIEW: Warley National Model Railway Exhibition 2022

Get set for the return of the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition this weekend and join us for our preview of the biggest model railway show in the country.

Golden Ochre ‘31’ in ‘N’ for KMRC

Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) is commissioning an ‘N’ gauge Class 31 from Graham Farish, finished as D5579 in BR golden ochre.

Exclusive Class 59s in ’N’ for KMRC

Kernow Model Rail Centre has commissioned two all-new ‘N’ gauge Class 59 diesels from Revolution Trains.

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UPDATED: Bachmann reveals Winter 2022 British Railway Announcements


Bachmann has unveiled its Winter 2022 British Railway Announcements with three newly tooled models and a raft of new identities and liveries on existing models set to appear in the coming months. Read our full report and watch the video here.


Colour for Foster Yeoman ‘N’ O&K hoppers

Dapol has received decorated samples of its new Foster Yeoman livery O&K hopper wagons in ’N’ gauge, with production models due to arrive soon.

Dapol’s next ‘Brits’ near completion

Dapol has revealed decorated samples of its new batch of ’N’ gauge BR Standard ‘Britannia’ 4-6-2s.

Spalding Model Railway Exhibition Preview


Final preparations are under way for the return of Spalding Model Railway Exhibition, sponsored by Hornby Magazine, on the weekend of November 5 and 6. Find out more here.


Modifications for Dapol HST tooling

Dapol is upgrading its 'N' gauge Class 43 High Speed Train (HST) power car tooling to reflect the latest modifications made to the prototypes.

Dapol ‘M7’ 0-4-4T gains colour

Decorated samples of the new London & South Western Railway (LSWR) ‘M7’ 0-4-4T in ‘N’ gauge have been received and are currently under review.

Dapol shows air-smoothed 'WC/BB' CADs

Development of Dapol's first ‘next generation’ 'N' gauge locomotive - the Bulleid air-smoothed 'West Country’/’Battle of Britain’ class 4-6-2 - is underway.

Revolution Trains Class 59 gains colour

Decorated samples of Revolution Trains all-new ’N’ gauge Class 59 diesel locomotives have arrived for inspection.

Revolution Trains reveals four new 'N' gauge projects


Four all-new ‘N’ gauge projects were revealed by Revolution Trains at the recent International ‘N’ Gauge Show in September.


Dapol announces ‘N’ gauge ‘63XX’ 2-6-0

Dapol announced plans for a newly-tooled Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘63XX’ 2-6-0 at the recent International ‘N’ Gauge Show.

All-new ‘N’ gauge ‘Peak’


Rapido Trains UK is to produce a series of all-new ‘N’ gauge Class 44, 45 and 46 1Co-Co1 diesel locomotives.


Bachmann unveils new Collectors Club exclusives


Bachmann has unveiled two new exclusive limited edition models for members of the Bachmann Collectors Club (BCC), in ‘N’ and ‘OO’.


Societies commission exclusive 'N' gauge wagons

Medway Queen Preservation Society and The General Steam Navigation Locomotive Restoration Society have teamed up to commission two special limited edition 'N' gauge wagons from Dapol.

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UPDATED: Bachmann Autumn Announcements 2022

Bachmann Europe Plc has revealed its latest selection of products for Autumn 2022 release, including three newly-tooled projects - two 'OO' and one 'N'. Watch the launch video right here on Key Model World and read our full coverage first before it reaches the printers! 

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Sonic Models reveals all-new 'Large Prairie' for 'N' gauge


The Great Western Railway ‘Large Prairie’ 2-6-2T has been selected as Sonic Models’ latest ‘N’ gauge ready-to-run model project. Read the full story here and watch our exclusive launch video.


Revolution Trains summer update

RevolutionTrains has updated progress on its in-development ‘N’ and ‘OO’ gauge projects, following a busy first half of the year.

Great Electric Train Show line up grows

The layout list for the 2022 Great Electric Train Show is growing with announcement of five more of the 30 strong line up for the October 8/9 event in Milton Keynes.

New Bachmann Collectors Club exclusives


Bachmann Europe has revealed a new version of its ‘OO’ gauge BR Mk 2f Driving Brake Standard Open (DBSO) together with Class 37/5 in ‘N’ gauge exclusively for its Bachmann Collectors Club (BCC) members.


Rapido Trains UK unveils new 'N' gauge SECR wagons

Rapido Trains UK is introducing a new collection of ‘N’ gauge South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) wagons.

Dapol adds more ‘N’ gauge Grampus wagons

Dapol is to produce a new batch of its popular ‘N’ gauge 'Grampus' engineers wagon, with seven new identities in various colour schemes planned. Read the full story here.

Get set for the 2022 Great Electric Train Show

The 2022 Great Electric Train Show is going ahead on the weekend of October 8/9 2022 with a stella cast of inspirational model railways, trade stands, demonstrations and more.

KMRC reveals Rapido exclusive

Kernow Model Rail Centre has commissioned an exclusive ‘N’ gauge model of Rapido Trains UK’s all-new Metropolitan Vickers Class 28 Co-Bo as D5702 in BR green with small yellow warning panels.

Stamford Model Railway Exhibition

Following an act of vandalism and cancellation due to the pandemic, Market Deeping Model Railway Club’s Stamford Model Railway Exhibition returns for the first time in three years. HORNBY MAGAZINE previews the show’s resumption.

Peco goes purple for the Jubliee


Peco is celebrating Queen Elizebeth’s Platinum Jubilee with two purple limited-edition models for ‘OO9’ and ‘N’ gauge.