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Fell Diesel project

THE unique pioneer ‘Fell’ 2-D-2 diesel locomotive has been selected as the new ready-to-run project by KR Models.

Six-wheel full brakes for ‘OO’

Following customer demand, Hatton’s has added a six-wheel full brake to its Project Genesis four and six-wheel carriage range for ‘OO’ gauge.

LSWR ground frame hut returns

Kernow Model Rail Centre has commissioned a new run of its exclusive Bachmann Scenecraft London South Western Railway (LSWR) ground frame huts.

Hatton's shares GPC crane artwork

The livery artwork for Hatton’s exclusive ‘OO’ gauge model of the Plasser 12ton General Purpose Crane has been revealed.

Dapol reveals ready-to-run Class 66 for ‘O’ gauge

The Class 66 has been announced as a new ready-to-run project by Dapol for release in ‘O’ gauge with the first samples of the in-development model expected in the second quarter of 2020.

All-New Class 37/0 and 37/6 revealed for 'OO' by Accurascale

THE popular and long-lived English Electric Class 37 Co-Co diesel-electric has been announced as the next ‘OO’ gauge locomotive project by Accurascale.

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All-New Class 37/0 and 37/6 revealed for 'OO' by Accurascale

THE popular and long-lived English Electric Class 37 Co-Co diesel-electric has been announced as the next ‘OO’ gauge locomotive project by Accurascale.

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Heljan reveals new ‘O’ gauge models at WARLEY

UPDATE The Collett ‘2251’ 0-6-0 is the latest...

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FELL DIESEL PROJECT!

UPDATE KR Models reveals… The short lived ‘Fell’...

Warley pictorial

The Warley National Model Railway Exhibition witnessed an impressive array of new model samples from Accurascale, Bachmann, Cavalex, Dapol, Heljan, Hornby, Locomotion and more.

Rails of Sheffield develops brown boveri gas turbine with Heljan

THE 70th ANNIVERSARY of construction of the Swiss-built Brown Boveri gas turbine 18000 is being marked with announcement of the first ever ready-to-run model of the pioneering locomotive for ‘OO’ gauge by Rails of Sheffield.

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.

NEW CLASS 31s, MODERN MK 1s AND CCT FOR 'O'

UPDATE Heljan reveals THE Class 31/1 and 31/4 will be...

‘BLACK FIVE’

Ellis Clark and Darstaed to make ‘O’ gauge ELLIS CLARK...

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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.