Wagons

Freight wagons come in all shapes and sizes to suit transport of a multitude of goods. From coal, iron and stone to steel, cement and agricultural produce there is a wagon to suit your needs in model form. Delve into our news, review and feature articles across the scales of 'N', 'OO', 'OO9' and 'O' gauge to find out more.

Rapido Trains UK unveils new 'N' gauge SECR wagons

Rapido Trains UK is introducing a new collection of ‘N’ gauge South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) wagons.

All-new 'OO' SR eight-plank opens for Rapido Trains UK

A series of Southern Railway eight-plank open wagons will be Rapido Trains UK’s next 'OO' gauge project.

Flangeway revises ‘Salmon’ wagon

Footplate Models has taken delivery of the revised Flangeway ‘OO’ gauge ‘Salmon’ engineers’ bogie rail wagon, following retooling of the model to the correct 60ft scale length.

First EP: Rapido ‘OO’ OAA

Development of Rapido Trains UK’s all-new ‘OO’ gauge BR OAA wagon has progressed to the first Engineering Prototype (EP) sample stage.

First EPs: 'Loriot Y' and 'Toad'

First Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of Rapido Trains UK’s newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘Loriot Y’ machinery truck and AA20 ‘Toad’ brake van have arrived for scrutiny by the company’s development team.

Dapol adds more ‘N’ gauge Grampus wagons

Dapol is to produce a new batch of its popular ‘N’ gauge 'Grampus' engineers wagon, with seven new identities in various colour schemes planned. Read the full story here.

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KMS'S EXCLUSIVE EWS STEEL WAGONS

KMS Railtech has commissioned a series of exclusive EWS era Cavalex steel wagons for ‘OO’ gauge. MIKE WILD takes a closer look at these modern era BBA and BLA wagons.

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Rapido debuts its Gunpowder van for 'OO' gauge

The first ready-to-run ‘OO’ gauge freight wagon from Rapido Trains UK has arrived – the RCH gunpowder van. MIKE WILD inspects this new release.

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Oxford Rail’s Great Eastern box vans

Oxford Rail has completed its newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Great Eastern Railway 10ton covered van. MARK CHIVERS checks out this latest release.

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Oxford Rail ‘Pilchard’ debuts

Oxford Rail’s eagerly-awaited ‘OO’ gauge ‘Pilchard’ engineers’ wagon has arrived. MARK CHIVERS examines this new addition to the range.