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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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Soundtraxx unveils eight function decoder

By Howard Smith | 15 June 2021

Its new Tsunami2 DCC decoder is revealed, promising eight function outputs, with current capacity…

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Bachmann to produce models of Class 69

To coincide with the first two locomotives entering traffic, Bachmann has…

By Howard Smith | 14 June 2021

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Cavalex Models issues HAA/CDA wagon update

Upon receiving decorated samples of its two-axle hopper wagons, the manufacturer…

By Howard Smith | 14 June 2021

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Sierra Leone Railway Hunslet kit to be re-released in O16.5

Having taken over the masters for the original Vulcan kit designed by Eric…

By Phil Parker | 11 June 2021

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The Model Railway Club recreates historic King’s Cross railway workers’ mug

Based on archaeological excavations adjacent to Central St Martins, the MRC's…

By Phil Parker | 11 June 2021

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Accurascale reveals new hopper fleet for 'OO'

A suite of new two-axle hopper wagons from the manufacturer breaks cover, with…

By Howard Smith | 10 June 2021

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Halling Modelle launches model speed meter

The Austrian manufacturer's new device captures the speed of model trains, ideal…

By Howard Smith | 09 June 2021

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Natural Scenics develops foam underlay range

A cellular foam structure developed by the manufacturer is set to offer a…

By Howard Smith | 09 June 2021

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Fine Scale Model Figures expands range

The small family business specialising in 3D printed model figures reveals two…

By Howard Smith | 07 June 2021

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Severn Valley Railway prepares for 1940s weekend

The heritage railway announces the return of its 'big band' evening shows, as…

By Howard Smith | 07 June 2021

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Scale Model Scenery introduces roof sheets

The laser-cut kit manufacturer releases roofing sheets for upgrading existing,…

By Howard Smith | 07 June 2021

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Chester Cathedral looks for volunteers to help out at "Making Tracks" event

Created by railway enthusiast Pete Waterman OBE, and from the builders of…

By Phil Parker | 04 June 2021

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Irish Railway Models reveals further 'Tara Mines' wagons

With a second batch of its bogie aggregate hoppers returning, final livery…

By Howard Smith | 04 June 2021

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Oxford Rail shows the first painted 10T Goods Vans and Pilchard wagons

The first photos showing decorated samples of Oxford's new wagons have been…

By Phil Parker | 04 June 2021

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NRM locomotive finds new home in Staffordshire

The National Railway Museum's three foot gauge 0-4-0ST 'Handyman' transfers by…

By Howard Smith | 03 June 2021

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