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Hitachi Class 800/0 test train pack

Hornby’s long-awaited new ‘OO’ gauge Hitachi Class 800/0 Test Train coach pack (Cat No. R4897) arrived with retailers during March.

Hornby issues APT-P formation guides

Hornby has issued a useful set of graphics to confirm the intended formations of its forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge models of BR’s Class 370 Advanced Passenger Train Prototype.

Hornby receives ‘Coronation Scot’ 3D samples

Development of Hornby’s 2020 collection of LMS ‘Coronation Scot’ carriages for ‘OO’ gauge saw the arrival of a set of 3D printed stereolithography samples. These are produced to inspect DTS CAD drawing work in a 3D format before progressing to the tooling stage.


HORNBY took delivery of the first engineering sample of its forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge BR Standard ‘2MT’ 2-6-0 in late February for evaluation.

KR Models show first 'Fell' CAD

KR Models has released the first CAD drawing of their new 'OO' gauge project, the 'Fell' diesel.

Dapol adds GWR ‘Manor’ to its ‘OO’ roster

THE popular Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘Manor’ 4-6-0 is set to expand Dapol’s ‘OO’ gauge steam roster. The ‘Manor’ is set to build on the development of the manufacturer’s GWR ‘43XX’ 2-6-0.

Hornby Magazine Model Railway Awards | THE RESULTS

The winners of the second annual Hornby Magazine Model Railway Awards were revealed at a special evening event attended by exhibitors, retailers and manufacturers at the Great Electric Train Show in Milton Keynes on October 12. With more than double the number of votes over the 2018 awards, MARK CHIVERS rounds up the 12 winners selected by Hornby Magazine readers.

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PFA next for Accurascale

Accurascale is aiming to deliver a brand new model of the PFA four-wheel container flat and containers in July 2019 following announcement of the project on March 23.

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Accurascale plans Class 92 and Mk 5s

Accurascale has revealed that its next ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run projects are the Class 92 Co-Co electrics and Mk 5 carriages.