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Belmond Pullman Class 67

Hornby’s high fidelity ‘OO’ gauge Class 67 makes a colourful appearance as 67024 in Belmond British Pullman livery.

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Weathered finish for RailRoad Crosti

Hornby's popular RailRoad collection model of the BR Crosti-boilered ‘9F’ 2-10-0 is back, and this time it has been released with a heavily weathered finish. The Crosti ‘9Fs’ were introduced in 1955.

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Hatton’s all-new ‘66s’ roll in!

The EMD Class 66 is now the most common diesel locomotive on freight traffic in the UK and Hatton’s has gone to great lengths to develop a brand-new ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run model of the popular prototype. MIKE WILD gets up close and personal with two versions.

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Locoman Sounds releases D&H ‘Black Five' decoder

THE UK supplier for Doehler & Haass (D&H) digital sound decoders has produced a new sound file for the Stanier ‘Black Five’ 4-6-0. Read our full review here and watch the video too.

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Train-Tech SC4 semaphore signal controller

Train-Tech has introduced a new version of its semaphore signal accessory decoder to suit the new Dapol servo-operated semaphore signals.

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Dapol’s delightful Sentinel 4wVBT

The quirky Sentinel four-wheel vertical boiler tank engines are the subject of Dapol’s latest ‘O’ gauge locomotive. MIKE WILD inspects this compact shunting engine which is a perfect starter model for the scale.

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Heljan launches ‘O’ gauge Class 50

The fleet of 50 English Electric Class 50s attracted a cult following in their final years of service and have always been popular as ready-to-run models. Heljan has delivered the first ‘O’ gauge version of the sought-after diesel-electric – MIKE WILD takes a closer look.

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West Riding Steam book review

This 128-page hardback book looks back at the final years of steam in the West Riding.

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Carillion colours for road-rail Land Rover

Carillion branding is amongst the latest liveries to be applied to the Oxford Rail road-rail Land Rover Defender for ‘OO’ gauge.

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’OO’ GAUGE RaılRoad ‘Royals’

THE LATEST ARRIVALS for Hornby’s RailRoad collection are these two Class 47s in Royal Train Claret livery as 47798 Prince William and 47799 Prince Henry.