News: 'OO' gauge

'OO' gauge latest news

REVEALED: Exclusive limited edition DCR Class 60

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.

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

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.

Accurascale aims to raise £10,000 for Samaritans

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.

UPDATE: Limited edition Coal Sector Class 31

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.

Making Tracks for Christmas

Pete Waterman and the Railnuts have taken Making Tracks 3 to Cheshire Outdoors in Blakemere Village for the festive season with trains running every day through December.

Accurascale adds ICI Soda Ash 16ton mineral wagons

Accurascale has revealed details of its latest website exclusive - ICI Soda Ash 16ton steel mineral wagons for ‘OO’ gauge.

Accurascale reveals decorated 16ton mineral wagon samples

Accurascale has received decorated samples of its forthcoming all-new 16ton steel mineral wagons for ‘OO’ gauge.

Hornby Live Steam 20th anniversary marked

The 'OO' gauge Live Steam Club commemorated the 20th anniversary of Hornby’s 'OO' gauge live steam range at the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition in late November.

WIN! A Hornby ‘OO’ gauge Freightmaster train set, worth £170.

Hornby Magazine is offering the chance to win Hornby’s new ‘OO’ gauge Freightmaster train set , worth £170. The closing date for entries is 5pm GMT on January 25 2024.

Irish Railway Models reveals new ‘OO’ wagons

Irish Railway Models (IRM) is adding to its rapidly expanding range with two newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge wagons.

Rapido Trains reveals ‘44XX’ engineering samples

Rapido Trains reveals ‘44XX’ engineering samples. View the latest images here. 

Rapido GNR Stirling Single update

Rapido trains have released painted prototype samples of its GNR Stirling Single re-release for ‘OO’ gauge. View the latest images here.

Exclusive GNR tunnel portal kits in stock now!

In stock now and exclusively available from the Key Model World Shop are laser-cut 'OO' gauge and 'TT:120' scale double track tunnel portal kits modelling Hadley Wood on the East Coast Main Line.

‘OO’ WD 2-10-0 for KR Models

KR Models’ next ‘OO’ gauge project will be the War Department (WD) ‘Austerity’ 2-10-0.

Dapol reveals Class 323 EMU plans

Dapol has announced plans to produce a newly-tooled BR Class 323 25kV AC three-car Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) for ‘OO’ gauge.

Exclusive Porterbrook Class 47 revealed

Key Publishing has commissioned an exclusive limited edition modelling Porterbrook purple and white Class 47/8 47817 in ‘OO’ gauge. It is available to pre-order now.

Clark Railworks reveals Dame Vera Lynn colour renders

The first livery renders for Clark Railworks new 'WD' 2-10-0 for 'OO' gauge have been revealed for 3672 Dame Vera Lynn in as preserved green. Check out the renders here.

‘OO’ GWR ‘57XX’ 0-6-0PT next for Accurascale

Accurascale has revealed it is working on a selection of all-new Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘57XX’ 0-6-0PTs for ‘OO’ gauge. Watch its launch video and read our full story detailing this new announcement here.

Heljan plans pilot scheme ‘Peak’ in ‘OO’

Heljan has announced plans to produce an all-new ‘OO’ gauge Class 44 ‘Peak’ 1-Co-Co-1 diesel as a follow up to its recently released Class 45s.

Clark Railworks unveils WD ‘Austerity’ 2-10-0 for ‘OO’

Clark Railworks has revealed plans to produce an all-new finescale ‘OO’ gauge War Department (WD) ‘Austerity’ 2-10-0.

Heljan reveals largest ever locomotive for ‘OO’

Heljan has unveiled plans to produce the London and North Eastern Railway’s unique Beyer-Garratt ‘U1’ 2-8-0 + 0-8-2T for ‘OO’.

Dapol 'OO' containers for Breast Cancer awareness

Dapol has released a pair of 'OO' gauge maritime containers in Ocean Network Express pink to raise awareness of Breast Cancer.

ECC livery for Accurascale CDAS

Accurascale has revealed details of its next batch of ‘OO’ gauge CDA china clay hoppers which are set to appear in English China Clay (ECC) livery for the first time.

Rapido reveals four new 'OO' locomotive projects

Rapido Trains UK has revealed its Winter release plans with four new ‘OO’ gauge locomotive projects heading the line-up.

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.

Ginsters Class 158 in ‘OO’

Kernow Model Rail Centre’s (KMRC) range of exclusive West Country themed models is bolstered with the announcement of a new ‘OO’ gauge Bachmann Class 158 two-car Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) in Ginsters livery.

WIN! A Hornby ‘OO’ gauge LMS ‘Turbomotive’ 4-6-2, worth £266.

Hornby Magazine is offering the chance to win one of Hornby’s new ‘OO’ gauge LMS ‘Turbomotive’ 4-6-2s, worth £266.49. The closing date for entries is 5pm GMT on December 20 2023.

CIE corrugated open wagons for IRM in 'OO'

Irish Railway Models (IRM) has announced plans for a collection of Irish outline ‘OO’ gauge wagons based around the triangulated chassis designed by Oliver Bulleid.

Rapido reveals ‘OO’ LNWR Covered Vans

Rapido Trains UK has unveiled plans to produce a series of all-new ‘OO’ gauge London and North Western Railway (LNWR) Diagram D88 covered vans.

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.