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News: EIGHT new locomotives announced by DJ Models!

By Mike Wild on 23 July 2014, 11:32

DJ Models has announced details of eight new locomotive projects for release over the next two years featuring four 'OO' and four 'N' gauge items and covering both steam and diesel releases.


News: Bachmann reveals 2014/2015 catalogue

By Mike Wild on 23 July 2014, 11:04

Bachmann announced details of its new models for 2014/2015 with a new Class 90 for 'OO' gauge and a brand new range of 'OO9' items being the highlights.



By Mike Wild on 10 July 2014, 10:28

The brand new August issue of Hornby Magazine is on sale from today, July 10, and is packed full of the latest news and reviews together with fantastic feature layouts, projects and more. Plus this issue includes an exclusive offer for a free Oxford Diecast 1950s car (terms and conditions apply).


News: FILM: Bolsover and Seven Lane Pit in action

By Mike Wild on 10 July 2014, 10:17

Hornby's Magazine Bolsover and Seven Lane Pit recently took part in the Great Central Railway's first Giant Model Event in June. This is a short video showing some of the stock in action during the weekend.


News: Hornby's 'K1' breaks cover

By Mark Chivers on 4 July 2014, 17:36

The first images of Hornby's Peppercorn 'K1' 2-6-0 have landed following its announcement in the Hornby 2014 catalogue.


News: Rails ‘twins’ approach production

By Mark Chivers on 4 July 2014, 17:30

Engineering samples of the forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge models of LMS diesels 10000 and 10001 produced by Bachmann for Rails of Sheffield are now undergoing evaluation by the company’s engineers.


News: NGS Collett Full Brake takes shape

By Mark Chivers on 4 July 2014, 17:28

The N Gauge Society has received the first engineering prototype sample of its Collett K41 BG full brake coach.


News: Accucraft readies more Gauge 1 ‘Prairies’

By Mark Chivers on 4 July 2014, 17:27

Accucraft is to produce a second batch of its new 1:32 scale GWR ‘61XX’ 2-6-2T locomotives after the initial run of unlined GWR green and BR black models sold out quickly.


News: Bachmann celebrates its Silver Jubilee

By Mark Chivers on 4 July 2014, 17:26

Bachmann Europe is marking 25 years in the model and hobby trade with the release of an exclusive ‘OO’ gauge silver-liveried AEC Routemaster from Exclusive First Editions (EFE).


News: Rapido announces APT-E

By Mark Chivers on 4 July 2014, 17:18

Canadian model manufacturer Rapido Trains Inc. has unveiled plans to produce a ready-to- run ‘OO’ gauge model of the Advanced Passenger Train – Experimental (APT-E), for release in late 2015.




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