News: 'N' gauge

'N' gauge latest news

Revolution Trains selects all-steel K-type Pullmans for ‘N’

Revolution Trains is to produce all-steel K-type Pullman coaches for ‘N’ gauge.

Revolution goes Underground

Revolution Trains has revealed plans for the first-ever ‘N' gauge London Underground tube train, in the form of classic 1938 deep tube stock.

Dapol unveils O&K hoppers for ‘N’

Dapol has unveiled plans for a set of newly-tooled ‘N’ gauge Orenstein and Koppel (O&K) JHA 102tonne hopper wagons to accompany its recently restarted Class 59 Co-Co diesel project (HM171).

Cavalex PGA hopper for ‘N’

Cavalex Models is developing a 2mm scale PGA hopper exclusively for Rails of Sheffield.

Arch Laser ‘N’ range expands

Arch Laser has expanded its range of 2mm scale detailing accessories with a series of new laser-cut and 3D-printed items.

The Great Electric Train Show is going ahead!

It is a green light for the 2021 Great Electric Train Show which will be taking place on the weekend of October 2/3 at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes. Read the full story here and watch our preview trailer...

Revolution reveals 'N' Class 59

The Class 59 heavy freight Electro-Motive Diesel built Co-Cos are the latest ready-to-run 'N' gauge model to be revealed by Revolution Trains. The first samples of the model are expected in September.

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Five new Class 47s head Bachmann's autumn line-up

Five all-new ‘OO’ gauge BR Class 47 Co-Co diesels have been added to Bachmann's release schedule for this autumn.

‘J50’ 0-6-0T ‘N’ext for Sonic

Sonic Models has revealed details of its next ‘N’ gauge locomotive – the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) ‘J50’ 0-6-0T.

Colour for Revolution Trains’ MMA/JNA wagons in 'N'

Decorated samples of Revolution Trains' newly-tooled ‘N’ gauge MMA/JNA wagons have arrived for evaluation.

Dapol resumes ‘N’ gauge Class 59 project

Dapol has resumed work on its previously-paused ‘N’ gauge Class 59 project.

'Mullets' aplenty

Revolution Trains has revealed its next wagon project for ‘OO’ and ‘N’ – BR’s distinctive Borail wagons.

Revolution Mk 5 EPs roll in

Revolution Trains has received the first Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of its newly-tooled ‘N' gauge Mk 5 and Mk 5a carriages for scrutiny.

Bachmann plans GBRf Class 69 for 'OO' and 'N'

Bachmann has announced that will be producing models of the Class 69 for 'OO' and 'N' gauge in an exclusive agreement with GB Railfreight (GBRf). The Class 69s are being converted for GBRf by Progress Rail in Stoke-on-Trent using redundant Class 56s.

Grafar Class 319 EMUs reach ‘deco’ stage

Bachmann’s newly-tooled ‘N’ gauge Graham Farish Class 319 four-car Electric Multiple Units (EMUs) have reached the decoration stage of the development process.

Kato amends Class 800 seating issue

Kato is to amend the interior moulding unit for one of the vehicles in its recently-released ‘N' gauge Class 800 InterCity Express Train (IET).

VIDEO: Model railway news | May 23 2021

Join Richard Watson for the latest weekly news round up for KeyModelWorld and Hornby Magazine. In this video we cover the latest news stories for 'OO', 'N' and 'O' gauge as well as a reminder of our special Mk 1 celebratory features available online.

Revolution Trains cancels ‘N’ gauge APT-E plans

Revolution Trains has cancelled plans to produce a 2mm scale model of British Rail's experimental Advanced Passenger Train – the APT-E.

Dapol confirms next 'N’ gauge railcar releases

Dapol has announced details of its next production run of Class 121 and 122 diesel railcars for ‘N’ gauge.

Dapol reviews next batch of ‘Hoovers’

Dapol.has received decorated samples of its next batch of ‘N’ gauge BR Class 50 diesels for evaluation by the company's development team.

New Class 24s head Bachmann Summer announcements

Four newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge disc headcode fitted BR Class 24 diesels head the line-up for Bachmann’s quarterly release schedule for Summer 2021.

VIDEO: Model Railway News | 3.5.21

Join Richard Watson for the latest model railway news updates from around the scene including new samples from Hornby, a new production run of the APT-E, Dapol's latest production announcements and more.

Dapol shares Class 153 artwork

Dapol has revealed artwork for its forthcoming ‘N’ gauge Class 153 diesel multiple units in former Wessex Trains and Arriva Trains Wales colour schemes.

Dapol reviews limited edition Class 66 artwork

Dapol has received artwork for its next batch of ‘N’ gauge Class 66 Co-Co diesels for assessment.

Dapol plans new run of MJAs for 'N' and 'OO'

Dapol has unveiled plans to manufacture further batches of its popular MJA bogie box wagons for ‘N’ and ‘OO’ gauge.

Rails Connect Point Motors

Rails of Sheffield is adding a pair of all-new point motors to its growing collection of Rails Connect branded accessories.

Burslem exclusives for Hobby Goblin 

The Hobby Goblin of Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent has commissioned Dapol to produce three exclusive seven-plank private owner coal wagons, covering all three main scales, in Sneyd of Burslem colours.

GB Railfreight Class 60 named Graham Farish

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has named Class 60 60002 Graham Farish – 50th Anniversary 1970-2020 to celebrate the company’s association with British outline ‘N’ gauge over the past 50 years.

Kato Class 800 IET for 'N' takes shape

Gaugemaster has shared images of development work on Kato's forthcoming 'N' gauge (1:148) Class 800 five-car InterCity Express Train (IET).

Dapol 'Pacers' for approval

Dapol has received decorated samples of its next batch of 'N' gauge Class 142 'Pacer' two-car Diesel Multiple Units (DMUs) for evaluation by the development team.