'N' gauge model reviews
Bespoke station signage
Pacific Models is offering a new custom service to customers wishing to create their own bespoke station signage in any scale. Prototype or fictitious names can be incorporated into the design, together with a choice of regional BR colours, for the background.
Gaugemaster has launched laser-cut track ballasting tool, suitable for ‘N’ and ‘OO’ gauge use, to its range of model railway accessories. Supplied flat-packed on stout laser-cut MDF frets, the parts build up into sturdy units thanks to their slot and tab design.
If you have ever wondered how fast your model locomotives are travelling, then wonder no more as this digital speed sensor should provide the answer.
Hobby Trax CDU
New from Hobby Trax are these Tyson Capacitor Discharge Units (CDUs), suitable for use with all solenoid point motors. A CDU stores electricity on board to provide instant power when changing power demanding solenoid point motors.
EFE Rail 'Shark' ballast plough
EFE Rail's all-new ‘N’ gauge BR 20ton ‘Shark’ ballast plough brake van arrived with retailers in early February. In this review we take a detailed look at a 'Dutch' grey and yellow liveried version.
Graham Farish LMS ‘Parrot’ flat
New for ‘N’ gauge from the Graham Farish stable is the utilitarian ‘Parrot’ bogie flat wagon. These vehicles were built between 1917-1919 and were originally designed for War Department use, but later moved across to serve the LMS and BR.
Rails Connect DCC decoders
Rails of Sheffield has recently added a new selection of Digital Command Control (DCC) decoders to its Rails Connect range of electrical accessories.
Revolution's Class 92
The Class 92 holds a special place in British railway history, as one of these dual voltage electrics hauled the last BR operated service before the start of privatisation in November 1997. Now the class has been immortalised in ‘N’ gauge by Revolution Trains. Could it be the best ready-to-run model for ‘N’ gauge yet? MIKE WILD finds out.
New from DCC Concepts’ sister company, Legacy Models, are Legacy PowerPoints. Similar in appearance to the parent company’s original baseboard alignment dowels (HM128), these clever PowerPoint examples incorporate electrical connections.
Brimal universal connections aid wiring
Brimal Components has added a useful universal wire termination board to its range of electrical components and modelling aids.