News: 'N' gauge

'N' gauge latest news

Tooling underway for ‘N’ gauge MTV/ZKV ‘Zander’

Revolution Trains has confirmed that tooling is now underway on its forthcoming ‘N’ gauge MTV/ZKV ‘Zander’ box wagons, following approval of the CAD drawings.

KR Models launch Consett ore wagon

KR Models have announced the addition of the Consett Ore Wagon to its range in 'OO' and 'N' gauge. Expressions of interest are welcomed and the project is expected to be released in the third quarter of 2021. 

Great Electric Train Show Virtual Exhibition Latest News

The Great Electric Train Show Virtual Exhibition goes live at 8pm tomorrow - Friday October 9 - for a week long online event. Find out more about the event and what to expect here and check back regularly over the weekend for new videos, features and more.

Hatton's launch precision baseboard range

Hatton's has revealed a new range of Precision Baseboards offering a modular system for assembly of model railway layouts using a new flat-pack system. The boards will be available with MDF and plywood tops and they are available to pre-order now for despatch from October 26 2020.

Revolution shows Ecofrets

Revolution Trains has released images of decorated Ecofret container wagons for 'OO' and 'N' gauge. The order booked for these all-new wagons is due to close within the next few weeks allowing the models to move towards production.

Revolution Class A Tanks progress

Revolution Trains has revealed progress on its forthcoming ‘N’ gauge Class A tank wagons, as the project reaches the CAD stage of the production process. Built in the late 1950s, Class A tankers featured a longer barrel than their Class B counterparts and were designed for carrying lighter fuels.

‘N’ Pendolino rerun

Revolution Trains (RT) is seeking expressions of interest for another production run of its ‘N’ gauge Class 390 Pendolino Electric Multiple Unit (EMU). Manufactured by Rapido Trains of Canada, it is now more than two years since RT’s ‘N’ gauge Pendolinos first appeared in a raft of Virgin Trains liveried identities.

Revolution production Class 92

Revolution Trains has revealed production samples of its soon to be released 'N' gauge model of the Class 92 Co-Co dual voltage electric. Final livery corrections have been made and approved.

ModelU adds crew packs and buildings details

3D printing specialist ModelU 3D has introduced a new range of steam locomotive crew packs as well as a series of building details to expand its range.

Dapol adds three new Class 66s for 'N'

Dapol has announced three new liveries for its 'N' gauge model of the Class 66 Co-Co heavy freight diesels modelling Malcolm Rail, Freightliner and GBRf Cemex colour schemes.

Bachmann Autumn announcements

Bachmann has announced new products across its Bachmann Branchline, Graham Farish and Scenecraft ranges in both 'N' and 'OO' gauges. Followed by the launching of its new brand EFE Rail in its Autumn announcement 2020.

Dapol reveals decorated HST-P

Dapol has released new images and video footage of its 'N' gauge pre-production HST-P (HST prototype) set covering power and trailer cars.

Dapol announces more 'N' gauge 'Panniers'

Dapol has announced a new production run for its popular 'N' gauge GWR '57XX' 0-6-0PTs covering GWR, BR, London Transport and preservation era colour schemes.

KR Models to produce 'N' gauge 'King'

KR Models has opened the expression of interest form for its 'N' gauge GWR 'King' project. The model is planned for release in late 2021 subject to receiving sufficient interest.

Scalescenes adds new boxfile micro layout

Scalescenes has announced a new Canal Wharf Boxfile Layout as part of its series of 'flat-pack' layouts in both 'OO' and 'N' gauge. Available now, prices have been set at £9.99.

Revolution Ecofrets surface for ‘N’ and ‘OO’

Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of Revolution Trains’ forthcoming Ecofret container wagons in ‘N’ and ‘OO’ have arrived for evaluation, representing another first for the manufacturer as it simultaneously progresses models in two different scales.

Revolution Trains adds MMA/JNAs for ‘N’ and HOAs for ‘OO’

Revolution Trains has announced plans to produce ‘N’ gauge MMA/JNA box wagons and ‘OO’ gauge HOA hopper wagons, further expanding its range of ready-to-run models.

Bachmann Summer announcements

Bachmann has announced seven new building releases for 'N' gauge in its second British Railway Announcements of 2020 together with an updated list of new arrivals for the next three months.

New identities for Sonic Models ‘56XX’

Sonic Models has announced additional liveries and new numbers for its first ready-to-run ‘N’ gauge locomotive - the Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘56XX’ 0-6-2T.

Revolution KUA nuclear flasks break cover

Revolution Trains has received decorated samples of its forthcoming ‘N’ gauge KUA nuclear flask wagons.

Revolution 'N' PFA CADS Complete

Revolution Trains (RT) has confirmed that CAD drawing work for its ‘N’ gauge PFA container flat wagons is now complete.

‘N’ Class 320/321 EMU decorated samples surface

Revolution Trains’ (RT) has taken delivery of two decorated bodyshells for its forthcoming Class 320 three-car and Class 321 four-car Electric Multiple Units (EMU) to gauge demand for the colour schemes.

‘N’ Gauge 128 DPU progress

Revolution Trains’ forthcoming ‘N’ gauge Class 128 Diesel Parcels Unit (DPU) is edging closer to production with CAD work complete and awaiting approval.

Metcalfe show prototype Gatehouse Caste Kit

Metcalfe Models has released images of the prototype build for its new Gatehouse Castle kit. The kit will be available for 'OO' and 'N' gauge.

New identities for Sonic '56XX'

'N' gauge newcomer Sonic Models is offering additional liveries and new numbers on its forthcoming GWR '56XX' 0-6-2T.

Revolution KUA nuclear flask wagon breaks cover

Revolution Trains has received decorated samples of its forthcoming 'N' gauge pair of KUA nuclear flask wagons.

Hornby Magazine Model Railway Awards | THE RESULTS

The winners of the second annual Hornby Magazine Model Railway Awards were revealed at a special evening event attended by exhibitors, retailers and manufacturers at the Great Electric Train Show in Milton Keynes on October 12. With more than double the number of votes over the 2018 awards, MARK CHIVERS rounds up the 12 winners selected by Hornby Magazine readers.