News: 'O' gauge

'O' gauge latest news

Heljan Southern PMV EP arrives

BEN CHURCH

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.

BEN CHURCH

Heljan BR Mk 2s gain colour

BEN CHURCH

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

BEN CHURCH

Heljan LMS inspection saloon breaks cover

BEN CHURCH

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.

BEN CHURCH

Accurascale reveals ‘O’ gauge 88DS decorated samples

BEN CHURCH

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

BEN CHURCH

Model Rail Scotland 2024 Preview

MARK CHIVERS

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.

MARK CHIVERS

Heljan plans 'O' gauge Class 24

MARK CHIVERS

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

MARK CHIVERS

Scorpion and Scimitar upscale to ‘O’

Mike Wild.

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.

Mike Wild.

PREVIEW: Warley National Model Railway Exhibition 2023

MARK CHIVERS

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.

MARK CHIVERS

Spalding Model Railway Exhibition 2023 Preview

MIKE WILD

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.

MIKE WILD

Hornby Magazine Model Railway Award winners 2023

MIKE WILD

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.

MIKE WILD

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

MARK CHIVERS

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.

MARK CHIVERS

SR USA 0-6-0T in ‘O’ 

MARK CHIVERS

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

MARK CHIVERS

Dapol ‘O’ gauge GWR ‘Toad’ in colour

MARK CHIVERS

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

MARK CHIVERS

Supersized St Piran in ‘O’ gauge

MARK CHIVERS

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.

MARK CHIVERS

Dapol ‘O’ gauge TTAs due soon

MARK CHIVERS

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

MARK CHIVERS

Lionheart adds Mk 1 BCK and FK

MARK CHIVERS

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.

MARK CHIVERS

VIDEO: Introducing the Heljan Class 73

Mike Wild.

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.

Mike Wild.

‘O’ gauge Ruston 48DS for Heljan

MARK CHIVERS

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

MARK CHIVERS

Heljan reveals 'O' Class 153 railcar

MARK CHIVERS

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.

MARK CHIVERS

Ellis Clark K-Type Pullman Car EP breaks cover

MARK CHIVERS

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

MARK CHIVERS

7mm Scale Society exclusive

MARK CHIVERS

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

MARK CHIVERS

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

MARK CHIVERS

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

MARK CHIVERS

‘O’ gauge 24ton hopper for Dapol

MARK CHIVERS

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

MARK CHIVERS

'O' gauge 'J94' develops

MARK CHIVERS

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.

MARK CHIVERS

KMRC Dorking exclusive seven-plank open in 'O'

MARK CHIVERS

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

MARK CHIVERS

Ellis Clark Trains shows running 'Black Five' sample

JONATHAN NEWTON

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.

JONATHAN NEWTON

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

MIKE WILD

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

MIKE WILD

Celebratory Coronation Headboards

MARK CHIVERS

Sankey Scenics has released a selection of 'OO' and 'O' gauge celebratory headboards to mark the Coronation of King Charles III.

MARK CHIVERS

Deltic Delights

MARK CHIVERS

Heljan has received decorated samples of its forthcoming reworked ‘O’ gauge Class 55 Co-Co diesels for assessment.

MARK CHIVERS