News: 'OO' gauge

'OO' gauge latest news

Dapol reveals decorated JHAs

BEN CHURCH

Dapol has unveiled samples of its forthcoming Powell Duffryn Standard (PDS) JHA bogie hopper wagons in ‘OO’ gauge.

BEN CHURCH

Realtrack Models Class 142 deco samples surface

BEN CHURCH

Samples of Realtrack Models’ forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge Class 142 ‘Pacer’ DMU have been received for evaluation. Liveries include BR Provincial and BR chocolate and cream examples.

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Heljan receives LNER ‘U1’ running sample

BEN CHURCH

Heljan has received a running sample of its newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge LNER  Beyer-Garratt ‘U1’ 2-8-0+0-8-2 for evaluation.

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VIDEO: Railway Icons HSDT prototype decorated sample

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

The decorated sample of the Railway Icons collection model of HSDT prototype power car 41001 has been revealed through the collaboration between Rails of Sheffield, Locomotion Models and Bachmann Europe together with a factory sound option of the model.

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

Exclusive CrossCountry HST train pack joins Key Publishing Exclusives collection

MIKE WILD

Key Publishing has teamed up with Hornby to offer a limited edition train pack featuring CrossCountry HST power cars 43184 and 43366 in ‘OO’ to celebrate the end of long-distance HST operation, exclusively available from the Key Model World Shop.

MIKE WILD

Accurascale Class 50s edge closer

BEN CHURCH

Production of Accurascale‘s all-new Class 50 is under way and the manufacturer has revealed more decorated samples of the newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge models.

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‘OO’ Class 320/321 EMUs for Revolution

MARK CHIVERS

Revolution Trains is to produce all-new ‘OO’ gauge Class 320 and 321 25kV AC Electric Multiple Units (EMU).

MARK CHIVERS

Accurascale reveals second run of Mk1 Suburbans

BEN CHURCH

Accurascale has confirmed a second production run of its all-new ‘OO’ gauge BR Mk1 suburban coaches, which are set to appear in BR maroon.

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Rapido ‘Jones Goods’ gains colour

BEN CHURCH

Rapido Trains has revealed decorated samples of its forthcoming Highland Railway ‘Jones Goods 4-6-0 for ‘OO’ gauge.

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Rapido plans Fireless Andrew Barclay 0-4-0 for ‘OO’

BEN CHURCH

Rapido Trains UK has announced that it is to produce a selection of newly-tooled Andrew Barclay 0-4-0 fireless locomotives in ‘OO’ gauge.

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Rapido Trains LB&SCR ‘E1’ EP surfaces

BEN CHURCH

Rapido Trains UK has revealed first Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of its London Brighton & South Coast Railway (LBSCR) ‘E1’ 0-6-0 for ‘OO’ gauge

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Rapido reveals Caledonian Railway vans for ‘OO’

BEN CHURCH

Rapido Trains UK has announced that they will be producing the Caledonian Railway Diagram 67 (Dia.67) van for ‘OO’ gauge.

BEN CHURCH

TMC adds exclusive Fragonset Class 31/4

BEN CHURCH

TMC has commissioned an exclusive version of the recently announced all-new ‘OO’ gauge Bachmann Class 31 modelling 31452 Minotaur, in Fragonset livery.

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Accurascale reveals Andrew Barclay decorated samples

BEN CHURCH

Accurascale has unveiled decorated samples of its forthcoming ’OO' gauge Andrew Barclay 0-4-0ST for assessment by the development team.

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Accurascale unveil ‘Warwell’ production samples

BEN CHURCH

Accurascale has unveiled final production samples of their forthcoming ‘Warwell’ bogie well wagons for ‘OO’ gauge.

BEN CHURCH

Accurascale acquires Hattons Originals tooling

BEN CHURCH

Accurascale has confirmed that it has acquired the Hattons Originals tooling for the ‘OO’ gauge ‘Warwell’ military flat wagon, South Eastern & Chatham Railway (SECR) ‘P’ Class 0-6-0T and the Andrew Barclay 0-4-0ST. 

BEN CHURCH

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: Bachmann all-new 'OO' Class 30 and 31

MIKE WILD

Join us as we reveal the first samples of Bachmann's next 'OO' gauge model which forms part of the new British Railway Announcements going live on February 7 2024.

MIKE WILD

Sydenham station joins exclusive laser-cut collection

Mike Wild.

The laser-cut kit for Sydenham station featured in Pete Waterman’s Little Trains and Big Names with Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi is the next kit to enter the Key Publishing laser-cut collection from PJM Models.

Mike Wild.

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

Rapido adds Bluebell Railway 'O1' to line-up.

BEN CHURCH

Preserved South Eastern & Chatham Railway (SECR) ‘O1’ 0-6-0 65 is to be modelled in a fictional Bluebell Railway livery by Rapido Trains in ‘OO’ gauge.

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Cavalex Class 60 EP surfaces

MARK CHIVERS

Cavalex Models has received the first Engineering Prototype (EP) sample of its forthcoming newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Class 60 diesel.

MARK CHIVERS

Rapido GWR Dia. N19 and Dia. O18 for ‘OO’

BEN CHURCH

Rapido Trains UK has announced plans for a series of newly-tooled Great Western Railway (GWR) Diagram (Dia.) N19 and O18 wagons for ‘OO’ gauge.

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New Overbridge and Mill for Metcalfe 

BEN CHURCH

Metcalfe have unveiled images of their forthcoming Grimy Old Mill and Overbridge kits for OO and N gauge.

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Rails reveals exclusive Cavalex Models Class 60s

BEN CHURCH

Rails of Sheffield has commissioned three exclusive limited editions of Cavalex Models forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge Class 60.

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WIN! A Hornby ‘OO’ gauge BR Standard '2MT', worth £230.

Hornby Magazine is offering the chance to win one of Hornby’s new ‘OO’ gauge BR Standard ‘2MT’ 2-6-0s, worth £230. The closing date for entries is 5pm GMT on February 25 2024.

New exclusive ‘OO’ gauge GNR signalbox kit

Mike Wild.

A ‘OO’ scale kit of the Great Northern Railway signalbox at Helpston is the latest addition to the Key Model World Shop exclusive building collection, produced by PJM Models.

Mike Wild.

REVEALED: Exclusive limited edition DCR Class 60

MIKE WILD

The Key Publishing Collection available through the Key Model World Shop has expanded with a limited edition of Class 60 60029 Ben Nevis in DCR grey produced by Cavalex Models for ‘OO’ gauge.

MIKE WILD

FIRST LOOK: EFE Rail SR Booster Co-Co electrics for OO gauge

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

The all-new EFE Rail model of the SR Booster Co-Co electrics has arrived with retailers. We met with product development manager Graham Muspratt to find out more about these fascinating early electrics.

MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON

Accurascale aims to raise £10,000 for Samaritans

BEN CHURCH

Accurascale is adding one more ‘OO’ gauge Class 66 to its upcoming roster, 66415 You Are Never Alone in Freightliner orange livery with black striping, as a special fundraising initiative.

BEN CHURCH

UPDATE: Limited edition Coal Sector Class 31

MIKE WILD

We have been working with Accurascale on development of our exclusive limited edition model of 31276 Calder Hall Power Station for 'OO' gauge. Read the latest news on this all-new model here.

MIKE WILD