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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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Rapido Trains to produce Metro-Vick Type 2 Co-Bo for 'N'

By Howard Smith | 01 December 2020

The manufacturer Rapido Trains is to fill one of the last gaps in the ‘N’ gauge main line diesel…

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Rapido Trains UK 'OO' RTR models: the facts

The manufacturer has placed its flag of three new models for 'OO' in the soil of…

By Howard Smith | 01 December 2020

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Rapido Trains launches UK business with six new models

A GWR 15XX 0-6-0PT, Hunslet 16in 0-6-0ST and gun powder van for OO gauge, 1:76…

By Howard Smith | 01 December 2020

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Hornby shares 'APT-P' progress with running sample; updates on livery samples

The latest monthly update from the manufacturer sees images emerge of an…

By Howard Smith | 27 November 2020

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Ellis Clark Trains creates storage boxes for 'OO'

The O gauge retailer and manufacturer adds a storage box to its Clark Railworks…

By Howard Smith | 27 November 2020

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Gaugemaster to stock Kato GWR Class 800 for 'N'

The retailer is to make available Kato's forthcoming Hitachi Class 800 AT300…

By Howard Smith | 27 November 2020

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University of Birmingham wins award for decarbonised HydroFLEX rail project

A project to develop the UK's first hydrogen-powered train (HydroFLEX) has been…

By Howard Smith | 26 November 2020

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Ace Products reveals new kits for 'OO' and 'O'; acquires DJB Engineering kit…

The kit manufacturer adds further locomotives to its OO and O gauge locomotive…

By Howard Smith | 26 November 2020

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Supercast adds Robert Stephenson to figure range

Joining its range of 4mm:1ft scale cast metal figures is a cast metal minature…

By Howard Smith | 24 November 2020

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Isinglass Models offers 'hairdressing saloon' kit

New to its 4mm:1ft scale range of 3D-printed kits is a diagram 23a hairdressing…

By Howard Smith | 24 November 2020

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Revolution Trains receives wagon samples; approves second batch of 'Pendolinos'

The manufacturer receives decorated samples of its forthcoming IWA bogie wagons…

By Howard Smith | 24 November 2020

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Cavalex opens pre-orders for PHA/JGA hopper wagons

Said to be approaching tooling stage, the manufacturer progresses its…

By Howard Smith | 18 November 2020

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TMC 'G5' CAD images shown, but some variants dropped

The Model Centre's limited edition LNER G5 Class 0-4-4T for OO gauge takes a…

By Howard Smith | 16 November 2020

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TGauge.com to release world's smallest RTR locomotive

Model railway retailer and manufacturer TGauge shares a video of its forthcoming…

By Howard Smith | 16 November 2020

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Rails celebrates 50th anniversary with wagon commission

The Sheffield-based model retailer and manufacturer marks its half-centennary…

By Howard Smith | 16 November 2020

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