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Hornby reveals decorated ‘Toads’

Hornby has released images of the decorated samples of its new model of the GWR ‘Toad’ brake van for ‘OO’ gauge. The van models the Diagram AA15 four-wheel vehicles which were built between 1918 and 1926. It will be available

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Hatton’s shows final ‘A3’ drawings

Hatton’s has revealed the final CAD drawings for its ‘O’ gauge Gresley ‘A3’ 4-6-2 covering seven different locomotives and a number of detail variations. The model is being produced by Heljan for Hatton’s with a target of release in 2018.

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IEP Hitachi livery finalised

Hornby has finalised the livery artwork for its limited edition train pack featuring Hitachi Class 800 test train power cars containing vehicles 811002 and 815002 (Cat No. R3579. The complex livery isn’t suited to conventional tampo printing techniques and Hornby

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The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM118, April 2017 – features exclusive Hornby news, reviews and competitions including a new ‘Inside Hornby’ news column, a full review of Hornby’s soon to be released Twin Track Sound Class 20 and

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Kernow receives NSE 4-TC

Kernow Model Rail Centre has received the first decorated samples of its Network SouthEast liveried 4-TC Multiple Unit for ‘OO’ gauge – Cat No. 32-643Z. The Southern Region trailer unit is being produced for Kernow by Bachmann and this is

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Pre-orders open for Hornby TTS decoders

Hornby has opened pre-orders for its Twin Track Sound (TTS) decoders as separate items with each decoder priced at £39.99. The decoders are all supplied with a 8-pin socket and are pre-wired to a suitable speaker to fit the Hornby

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DJ Class 71 in production

DJ Models has released images of its crowd-funded ‘OO’ gauge Class 71 in production in China.   The Class 71 project was launched in 2015 and is set to become the first crowd-funded ready-to-run locomotive to be produced for the

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‘OO’ Prototype HSDT Paused

Plans to produce a ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run model of the BR Class 41 prototype High Speed Diesel Train (HSDT) have been put on hold by Rapido Trains and Locomotion Models. First announced at the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition in

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MICRO LAYOUT SPECIAL: The latest issue of Hornby Magazine focuses on micro layouts with three superb examples of the genre together with track plans, our own 24hr challenge project, sound installation for Hornby’s Peckett ‘W4’ 0-4-0ST and much more. In

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Decorated 4-TC for Kernow

Kernow Model Rail Centre received the first decorated sample of new ‘OO’ gauge model of the unpowered 4-TC Southern Region trailer units. The first version to be seen is in original BR blue with small yellow warning panels and includes

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