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The latest issue of Hornby Magazine goes on sale from today, August 10 – HM123, September 2017 – with exclusive content from Hornby including the first announcements for its 2018 range. We also have exclusive images of the decorated samples

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Decorated ‘O’ gauge ‘Warwells’ debut

Hatton’s has received decorated samples of its first ‘O’ gauge ready-to-run goods wagon exclusive – the 1942 introduced ‘Warwell’. The ‘O’ gauge model is following in the footsteps of its ‘OO’ gauge counterpart (HM122) and will be available in a

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Heljan shows Class 07 decoration samples

Heljan has revealed images of the first decorated samples of its new ‘OO’ gauge model of the BR Class 07 diesel shunter. The fleet of 14 0-6-0s, best known for its service at Southampton Docks, was introduced in 1962 with

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Rapido enters the 1:76 scale bus market

Rapido Trains has announced its movement into 1:76 scale (4mm:1ft) bus models with a scanning event for a Birmingham City Transport (GCT) Guy Arab IV double decker at the Transport Museum in Wythall on July 16. The Guy Arab IV

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The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM122, August 2017 – is one sale now marking the 50th anniversary of the end of steam on British Railway’s Southern Region with special features and an exclusive Hornby competition. This feature packed

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EWS SPA Treatment

Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) has added a new batch of  ‘OO’ gauge SPA steel plate open wagons to its range of exclusive ready-to-run models. Manufactured by DJ Models and decorated in English, Welsh and Scottish Railway (EWS) maroon, four

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Hatton’s commissions limited ‘O’ Class 20s

Hatton’s has commissioned a pair of limited edition ‘O’ gauge disc headcode Class 20s from Heljan to mark 60 years since the English Electric Type 1s entered traffic with British Railways in 1957. The two models will be based on

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Decorated ICI hoppers dock

Hatton’s has received the first decorated samples of its new ‘OO’ gauge ICI bogie limestone hoppers for evaluation. The wagon is being produced by Oxford Rail exclusively for Hatton’s and the tooling caters for different bogie and axle box designs

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Dapol shows ‘N’ gauge ‘142’ colours

Dapol has shown decorated samples of its long awaited ‘N’ gauge model of the Class 142 ‘Pacer’ DMU. The ‘142’ is now expected to arrive during the summer priced at £135.50 for the two car unit. It is being released

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Final call for the GCR Model Event

The highly anticipated Great Central Railway (GCR) Model Event takes place this weekend, June 16-18, at the Loughborough-Leicester preserved railway. The three-day event promises more than 70 layouts and 50 traders as well as an intensive timetable on the preserved

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