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This section is constantly updated with the very latest news from the world of railway modelling. We reveal the latest new products, exhibition news and updates from leading model railway manufacturers such as Hornby, Bachmann, Dapol and more.

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Crucial steam locomotive parts stolen from The Great Central Railway

05 July 2022

In between the hours of 11.30pm and 3.30am last Friday, July 1st, a storage container at the…

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Hornby cancels "The Titfield Thunderbolt" train set

This morning, Hornby has announced that they are cancelling several packs from…

By Phil Parker | 05 July 2022

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Seven plank wagon and signal box exclusives for KMRC

1902 RCH seven plank open wagon for O gauge and GWR Saxby & Farmer Type 12b…

By Howard Smith | 04 July 2022

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Zen V12 decoders – latest arrivals from DCC Concepts

Promising easier installation and setup, advanced ABC control, automated shuttle…

By Howard Smith | 30 June 2022

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Accurascale and Rails partner for Class 89 exclusive

"Thrilled to be recreating a model of such an iconic engine in miniature…

By Howard Smith | 30 June 2022

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New plastic sheet profile from Slater's Plastikard

Embossed styrene with modern corrugations expected to become popular with…

By Howard Smith | 30 June 2022

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Three future collectables from Hornby?

Recent arrivals from the brand synonymous for 'model railway' – and why we think…

By Howard Smith | 30 June 2022

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Ellis Clark Trains previews decorated Wickham Trolley samples

A price reduction and revised release date coincide with news and images of…

By Howard Smith | 29 June 2022

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Become a better railway modeller in an hour

Turbo-charge your modelling skills with our latest live tutorial session,…

By Phil Parker | 29 June 2022

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Members of armed forces receive discount at heritage railway

The Severn Valley Railway has launched of a new offer for Blue Light Card and…

By Howard Smith | 28 June 2022

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Britain's most scenic heritage lines

Choosing our top five was difficult, be we got there in the end – we think.…

By Howard Smith | 24 June 2022

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New-build P2 progress report

Monobloc cylinder components united as A1 Steam Locomotive Trust issues update…

By Howard Smith | 24 June 2022

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'Heavy Tractor' breaks cover from Accurascale

First sample of limited-edition Class 37/7 arrives, showing direction ahead of…

By Howard Smith | 24 June 2022

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Accurascale's new Class 55: five things we like

Is it detailed? Does it run well? And, is it capable of hauling an engineering…

23 June 2022

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VIDEO: Model railway crashes Vol. 1

Sometimes not everything runs to plan on a model railway. Here's a compilation…

By Howard Smith | 23 June 2022

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