Rails of Sheffield

Sheffield-based model railway retailer Rails of Sheffield commissions its own exclusive products for 'OO' and 'N' gauge. Read the latest news from Rails of Sheffield as well as our reviews of its new products as they are released and more.

UPDATED: ‘Peak’ production progresses

Heljan has confirmed that its forthcoming all-new ‘OO’ gauge Class 45 1Co-Co1 diesel project has entered production, with models expected to arrive during the autumn.

Rails' ROG exclusive

Rails of Sheffield has commissioned an exclusive ‘OO’ gauge Class 47 diesel from Bachmann, finished as 47812 in Rail Operations Group's eye-catching blue livery.

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The pioneer of internal combustion passenger railway vehicles is the subject for Rails of Sheffield’s latest exclusive product. MIKE WILD inspects this enticing and fascinating new ‘OO’ gauge model.

WIN! Rails of Sheffield’s new North Eastern Region petrol-electric Autocar, worth £199.95

Hornby Magazine is offering the chance to win one of Rails of Sheffield’s exclusive new ‘OO’ gauge North Eastern Railway petrol-electric Autocars in our latest competition, worth £199.95. The closing date for entries is 5pm GMT on August 25 2022.

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Accurascale and Rails of Sheffield Class 89 goes ahead

Accurascale and Rails of Sheffield have confirmed that the proposed 'OO’ gauge Class 89 is going to be produced for release in 2023.

A new store for Rails of Sheffield

Sheffield based model railway retailer Rails of Sheffield hosted a grand opening of its newly refurbished retail store and announced a new out-of-town warehouse on 15 April.

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Hornby Magazine May 2022

Welcome to the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM179, May 2022. Highlights of this issue include three stunning feature layouts, full reviews of the Hornby Sentinel 0-6-0DH for 'OO', Accurascale HAAs for 'OO' and Dapol Class 121 for 'O' gauge, step by step modelling guides and more. This issue also contains our annual New Model Guide for 2022 covering all planned new locomotive and rolling stock models for 'OO', 'N', 'O', 'OO9' and 'O-16.5' gauges. Read the full magazine in PDF format here and check out our latest video content in the Video Features section.

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Rails reveals ‘D1’ 4-4-0 for ‘OO’

Rails of Sheffield is working with Dapol to produce an exclusive ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run model of the SECR ‘D1’ 4-4-0. Discover the full story on this newly announced locomotive with Hornby Magazine’s exclusive launch video.

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Rails’ Caley ‘812’ is here!

Pure Scottish based ready-to-run locomotives are rare, but Rails of Sheffield has bucked the trend with this magnificent ‘OO’ gauge commission from Bachmann. MIKE WILD discovers what this longstanding 0-6-0 has to offer together with video of the model in action.

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The British gas turbine locomotives have proved popular subjects in recent years. MIKE WILD inspects Rails of Sheffield’s latest exclusive ‘OO’ gauge model of Swiss built 18000 – Britain’s first gas turbine railway locomotive.