News: 'O' gauge

'O' gauge latest news

Gaugemaster ‘09’ deco samples surface

Gaugemaster has received new decorated samples of its forthcoming ‘O’ gauge BR Class 09 diesel shunter for evaluation.

Heaton Lodge Junction extension fund

Heaton Lodge Junction owner Simon George has launched a fundraising campaign to complete the second phase of the expansive ‘O’ gauge layout. 

Heljan Southern PMV EP arrives

First Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of Heljan’s newly-tooled ‘O’ gauge Southern Railway Parcels Miscellaneous Van (PMV)/Covered Carriage Truck (CCT) utility van have arrived for evaluation by the company’s development team.

Heljan BR Mk 2s gain colour

Factory decorated samples of Heljan’s all-new ‘O’ gauge BR Mk 2 coaches have arrived with the company’s development team.

Heljan LMS inspection saloon breaks cover

Decorated samples of the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) inspection saloon developed by Heljan for ‘O’ gauge are being assessed by the company’s development team.

Accurascale reveals ‘O’ gauge 88DS decorated samples

Accurascale has received decorated samples of its forthcoming Ruston and Hornsby 88DS locomotives for ‘O’ gauge.

Model Rail Scotland 2024 Preview

Scotland’s premier model railway exhibition returns to the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow this February. MARK CHIVERS casts a glance at some of the highlights of this year’s show.

Heljan plans 'O' gauge Class 24

Heljan has revealed plans to produce an all-new ‘O’ gauge BR Class 24 Bob-Bo diesel.

Scorpion and Scimitar upscale to ‘O’

PJM Models has upscaled its popular 3D printed Scorpion and Scimitar 3D printed CVR(T)s for ‘O’ gauge modellers and they are available now exclusively from the Key Model World Shop.

PREVIEW: Warley National Model Railway Exhibition 2023

The annual Warley National Model Railway Exhibition returns to the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham on the weekend of November 25/26 2023. Join the Hornby Magazine team at the show and don't miss our stand where you can see our latest layouts on display.

Spalding Model Railway Exhibition 2023 Preview

The countdown is on to the 2023 Spalding Model Railway Exhibition at Springfields Events Centre, Camel Gate, Spalding on the weekend of November 4 and 5.

Hornby Magazine Model Railway Award winners 2023

The winners of the 2023 Hornby Magazine Model Railway Awards have been revealed. See all the winners here, as voted for by Hornby Magazine readers.

Accurascale reveals 88DS as debut ‘O' gauge locomotive

Accurascale has revealed that its debut ‘O’ gauge locomotive will be a Ruston and Hornsby 88DS diesel mechanical shunter.

‘O’ gauge ‘Deltics’ due soon

Production of Heljan’s new batch of ‘O’ gauge Class 55 ‘Deltic’ Co-Co diesels is nearing completion, with the manufacturer sharing images of the forthcoming models in early October.

SR USA 0-6-0T in ‘O’ 

Minerva Model Railways has revealed it is to produce an all-new ‘O’ gauge model of the Southern Railway ‘S100’ USA 0-6-0T.

Dapol ‘O’ gauge GWR ‘Toad’ in colour

Dapol has received decorated samples of its all-new ‘O’ gauge Great Western Railway (GWR) 20ton ‘Toad’ brake vans for scrutiny.

Supersized St Piran in ‘O’ gauge

Kernow Model Rail Centre’s (KMRC) range of exclusive South West-themed models is set to be bolstered with an ‘O’ gauge model of GWR’s Class 08 08645 St Piran in its distinctive Kernow flag livery.

Dapol ‘O’ gauge TTAs due soon

Production of Dapol’s all-new ‘O’ gauge TTA tank wagons is complete and the finished models are on their way.

Lionheart adds Mk 1 BCK and FK

Lionheart Trains has added two new ‘O’ gauge BR Mk 1 carriages to its range with announcement of all-new Brake Corridor Composite (BCK) and Corridor First (FK) coaches.

VIDEO: Introducing the Heljan Class 73

The latest all-new ‘O’ gauge model to arrive from Heljan is the Class 73 electro-diesel. MIKE WILD meets Heljan’s BEN JONES at Britain’s Biggest Model Railway to discover what this new release has to offer.

‘O’ gauge Ruston 48DS for Heljan

Heljan is to produce an all-new ‘O’ gauge model of the Ruston and Hornsby 48DS industrial shunter.

Heljan reveals 'O' Class 153 railcar

Heljan has revealed that it is developing an all-new ‘O’ gauge Class 153 single-coach railcar, with the project already at the Engineering Prototype (EP) stage of the process.

Ellis Clark K-Type Pullman Car EP breaks cover

Ellis Clark Trains (ECT) has received the first Engineering Prototype (EP) sample of its forthcoming ‘O’ gauge all-steel K-Type Pullman cars.

7mm Scale Society exclusive

The 7mm Scale Society has commissioned an exclusive ‘O’ gauge ready-to-run model of Minerva Model Railways’ forthcoming N32 ‘Felix Pole’ coal wagon.

Dapol reveals ‘O’ gauge 14ton slope-sided steel minerals

Dapol has revealed that it is developing a newly-tooled ‘O’ gauge 14ton slope sided mineral wagon.

‘O’ gauge 24ton hopper for Dapol

Dapol is to produce a newly-tooled 24ton iron ore hopper wagon for ‘O’ gauge, with the project already at an advanced state.

'O' gauge 'J94' develops

Several decorated samples of Dapol’s newly-tooled ‘O’ gauge Hunslet ‘Austerity’ 0-6-0ST have arrived with the company’s development team for evaluation.

KMRC Dorking exclusive seven-plank open in 'O'

Kernow Model Rail Centre has added a new exclusive 1902 RCH seven-plank open wagon to its range of ‘O’ gauge wagons.

Ellis Clark Trains shows running 'Black Five' sample

Ellis Clark Trains has received new decorated and running samples of its LMS 'Black Five' 4-6-0 for 'O' gauge. Jonathan Newton joined Ellis Clark to find out more and capture the sample in action.

Minerva plans GWR ‘56XX’ 0-6-2T next for ‘O’

Minerva Model Railways has revealed that it is developing a ready-to-run ‘O’ gauge model of the GWR ‘56XX’ 0-6-2T.