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Rapido RCH 1907 Private Owner Wagons

These all-new ‘OO’ gauge wagons model prototypes of which many thousands were built. BEN CHURCH puts them to the test.

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Exclusive Rapido Five-Plank Open Wagon

B & H Models of Lincoln has taken delivery of a specially commissioned ‘OO’ gauge RCH private owner wagon by Rapido Trains UK, modelling a five-plank wagon carrying the livery of W. Grocock wagon agents, based in Gainsborough.

KESR Peckett heads home

Rapido Trains UK and its General Manager Andy Hardy have purchased Peckett 0-4-0T 1631

UPDATED: Rapido unveils ‘S160’ roster

Rapido Trains UK has unveiled the full line-up of its forthcoming all-new ‘OO’ gauge ‘S160’ 2-8-0s offering this freight locomotive for the first time for British modellers.

Rapido ‘Fireless’ EPs arrive

Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of Rapido Trains’ forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge Andrew Barclay 0-4-0 ‘Caledonia’ fireless locomotives have arrived for inspection.

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Rapido GWR ‘Mink A’ van

A year after the better known Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘Iron Mink’ vans arrived, Rapido Trains UK has developed its wooden-bodied ‘Mink A’ cousins in ‘OO’ gauge.

Kernow’s Guildford branch marks 5th anniversary

Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) is planning a fifth anniversary in-store event at its Guildford branch on Friday May 17.

Rapido launches BR fish van

Rapido Trains UK has announced that it is developing an all new ‘OO’ gauge  BR Diagram 1/801 fish van.

Exclusive Rapido RCH wagon for Kernow

Kernow Model Rail Centre has commissioned Rapido Trains UK to produce an exclusive version of the ‘OO’ gauge RCH 1907 private owner wagon in the livery of Moger & Co. Ltd.

Rapido reveals new batch of 1907 RCH open wagons

Rapido Trains UK has announced a second batch of RCH 1907 open wagons for ‘OO’, now with a new body tooling that can cover four different wagon types.