News: 'OO' gauge

'OO' gauge latest news

Hatton's Originals 'A4' arrives

The eagerly awaited Hattons Originals LNER Class A4 4-6-2 has arrived with us at Hornby Magazine, with a full roster specification sheet we're looking forward to putting this locomotive to the test and bringing you the full review in the next issue of Hornby Magazine.

Accurascale shows JSA in colour

Accurascale has received decorated samples of its 'OO' gauge JSA steel coil wagons. The brand new wagons are expected to arrive in September 2020 in twin packs priced at £59.95 each.

Dapol recalls motorised water towers

Dapol is recalling the motorised version of its new 'OO' gauge water tower following the discovery of a substandard component.

Rails limited edition Class 37/6

Rails of Sheffield has announced an exclusive 'OO' gauge Class 37/6 limited edition in partnership with Accurascale.

Accurascale reveal tippler samples

Accurascale has received decorated samples of its 'OO' gauge PTA/JTA/JUA bogie tippler wagons. These highly detailed models are expected to be released in September 2020 with a choice of outer and inner five vehicle packs. 

Heljan centre headcode Class 40

The latest improved pre-production sample of Heljan's 'O' gauge centre headcode Class 40 has arrived for inspection before final adjustments and entering the tooling stage.

Bachmann Summer announcements

Bachmann has announced seven new building releases for 'N' gauge in its second British Railway Announcements of 2020 together with an updated list of new arrivals for the next three months.

ScotRail sliding door Mk 3s

The first of Hornby’s new range of modernised sliding door Mk 3 carriages began arriving at the end of April and during May the ScotRail versions are due to be delivered too.

‘W1’ Liveries Confirmed

HORNBY has completed the CAD drawing work for its models of the unique Gresley ‘W1’ 4-6-4 for ‘OO’ gauge as well as confirming the livery specifications for each version.

Latest CADs show Class 91 progress

Development of the all-new ‘OO’ gauge Class 91 from Hornby is continuing with current work focused on finalising the design and build process for the AC electric’s pantograph.

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Support NHS heroes with HORNBY LIVERY COMPETITION

Hornby is hosting a NHS Livery Competition in support of NHS heroes.

Hornby shows Avanti Pendolino

Hornby has received a decorated sample of its ‘OO’ gauge Avanti West Coast liveried Class 390 Pendolino unit 390001 for evaluation.

Heljan shows ‘O’ Mk 2 CAD drawings

Heljan has released the first CAD images of the new ‘O’ gauge Mk 2 coaching stock.

KR Models Issues GT3 Artwork

KR Models has released livery artwork for its forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge model of English Electric gas turbine prototype GT3.

Dapol ‘O’ 16ton mineral wagons set for return

Dapol has announced a new production run of its popular ‘O’ gauge BR 16ton mineral wagon.

Updated CAD for KR Models ‘Fell’

KR Models has updated the CAD files for its forthcoming ‘OO’...

LSWR ‘330’ Class 0-6-0ST next for OO Works

OO Works is to produce a ‘OO’ gauge London & South Western Railway (LSWR) ‘330’ Class 0-6-0ST.

Dapol announces ‘O’ gauge Conflat & Container wagons

DAPOL has confirmed details of its new ‘O’ gauge readyto- run model of the Great Western Railway (GWR) H7 Conflat wagon.

Heljan power’s ’BRITAIN’S BIGGEST MODAL RAILWAY

Heljan has agreed a deal to sponsor Simon George’s outstanding Heaton Lodge Junction ‘O’ gauge model railway.

Accurascale shows KUA first sample

Accurascale has received the first engineering prototype of its forthcoming KUA nuclear flask wagon.

Access Platforms from Display

Display and Graffrail have released 'OO' gauge access platforms kit for depots, yards and sidings.

Limited edition Hornby Class 66 supports the NHS

Hornby has announced a limited edition Class 66 finished as 66731 Capt. Tom Moore - A True British Inspirations to raise funds for the NHS.

Cavalex first EP of TEA tanker

Cavalex Models have received their first Engineer Prototype samples of TEA tanker wagons.

‘W1’ liveries confirmed

Hornby has completed the CAD drawing work for its models of the unique Gresley ‘W1’ 4-6-4 for ‘OO’ gauge as well as confirming the livery specifications for each version.

Hornby Class 91 project update

The latest edition of Hornby's Engine Shed online blog has revealed how far Hornby have come with the CAD design of the Class 91 including sharing the latest development drawings for 91002 and 91118.

Ellis Clark launches Clark Railworks

Ellis Clark from Ellis Clark Trains, the 'O' gauge buying and selling specialists in Skipton, has announced the launch of its new website Clark Railworks.

Heljan 'O' gauge Mk 2 first CAD

Heljan has released its first CAD images of the exciting new 'O' gauge Mk2 coaching stock. 

Dapol announce 'O' gauge Conflat and container wagons

Dapol have announced another addition to their 'O' portfolio covering the Conflat and container wagon. 

Dapol 'O' gauge 16ton mineral wagons are coming back!

Dapol has announced a new production run of its popular 'O' gauge BR 16ton mineral wagons.

Metcalfe show prototype Gatehouse Caste Kit

Metcalfe Models has released images of the prototype build for its new Gatehouse Castle kit. The kit will be available for 'OO' and 'N' gauge.