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Minerva displays ‘Pannier’ sample

Minerva Models has revealed the first full engineering sample of its developing ‘O’ gauge model of the GWR ‘8750’ 0-6-0PT which is due to be released during the summer. The model is due to undergo further refinement before entering production

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Rails launch LNER Dynamometer car for ‘OO’

Rails of Sheffield has launched a new Rails Exclusive product range today with a model of the iconic LNER Dynamometer car for ‘OO’ gauge. This is to be the first of a series of models under the Rails Exclusive brand.

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Bulk freight transport is in focus in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM119, May 2017 – where our team offers their top 15 tips for modelling heavy freight traffic as well as a detailing guide for the ‘WD’

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Hatton’s shows ‘A3’ colour layouts

Hatton’s has published the colour layouts for its new ‘O’ gauge ready-to-run Gresley ‘A3’ 4-6-2 today offering a closer look at the research which is going into these Heljan produced locomotives. The colour layouts show the full livery artwork for

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DJ Models shows latest Class 92 drawings

DJ Models has revealed the latest CAD drawings for its Class 92 Co-Co electric for ‘OO’ gauge as the crowd funded model makes progress towards the start of tooling. The Class 92 is being produced in both ‘OO’ and ‘N’

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Heljan plans headcode ’20’ for ‘O’

Heljan has announced that it will be producing the centre headcode version of the Class 20 for ‘O’ gauge as a follow up to its 2010 released disc headcode model. The new Class 20 is targeted for release in September/October

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Kernow evaluates ‘OO’ Bulleid diesel

Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) has received the first engineering prototype (EP) samples of its forthcoming exclusive ‘OO’ gauge Bulleid 1-Co-Co-1 diesel locomotive for evaluation. First announced in 2010, tooling of the model commenced earlier this year following completion of

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Decorated ‘Birdcage’ stock debuts

Bachmann has revealed the first set of decorated samples for its long-awaited ‘OO’ gauge South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) ‘Birdcage’ carriages. First to be received for inspection are the BR crimson liveried vehicles modelling the 60ft Lavatory Brake Third

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Dapol plans ‘O’ gauge BR 20ton brake van

Dapol has announced that it will be produced a new ‘O’ gauge ready-to-run model of the BR 20ton brake van – and that drawing work is complete and ready for tooling. The model will represent the diagram 1/504 vacuum through

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Bachmann debuts ‘OO9’ models

Bachmann has revealed the first engineering prototypes of its promised ‘OO9’ narrow gauge models of the Baldwin 4-6-0T, bogie box van and bogie open wagon with release expected before the end of 2017. The models are designed to operate on

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