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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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Redundancies as narrow gauge feels the effect of Covid

21 September 2020

Two of the UK’s narrow gauge railways have announced redundancies as the financial effects of…

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4D Models launches "Build a Tree" service

If you are looking for a ready-made forest, this new service may save you a…

18 September 2020

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Planet Industrials announce a kit for the Clayton 25t diesel shunter

Something new and industrial - a rarely seen shunter from Devonport Dockyard,…

17 September 2020

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Accurascale KUA decorated samples

Accurascale has provided an update on the KUA nuclear flask wagons while also…

17 September 2020

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Heljan unveils Yorkshire Engine Co. Class 02 diesel shunter

Diesel successor to the legendary LYR ‘Pugs’ now in preparation for O gauge with…

16 September 2020

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London Model Engineering Exhibition 2021 Cancelled

The organiser of the London Model Engineering Exhibition have announced that…

16 September 2020

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Heljan show more Class 25 decorated samples

The models are close to being signed off for production - subject to a few minor…

15 September 2020

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Update your Peckett with a conversion kit from Planet Industrials

The Peckett 'W class' was a long-lived 0-4-0ST design from the Bristol…

15 September 2020

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Sankey Scenics launches new website

The model railway signage specialist updates its website with a more…

By Howard Smith | 11 September 2020

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Scenic accessory start-up, Asis3D launches website

A 3D-print component and accessory manufacturer has entered the UK market with a…

By Howard Smith | 10 September 2020

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Dapol shares first look at 'Stroudley' coaches for 'O'

In a short video posted to its YouTube channel, the manufacturer's Marketing…

By Howard Smith | 10 September 2020

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EFE Rail models arrive with stockists

The new model railway brand to emerge from Bachmann's collaboration with…

By Howard Smith | 10 September 2020

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Osborns Models reveals new 3D-printed truck range

Produced in-house by the Devon-based model shop as part of its British…

By Howard Smith | 09 September 2020

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Decorated samples of 'D' Class 4-4-0 locomotives arrive with Locomotion Models…

South Eastern & Chatham Railway D Class 4-4-0 locomotive samples have been…

By Howard Smith | 09 September 2020

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Derby's 'Famous Trains' produces 2021 calendar

The permanently-based model railway located in Derby's Markeaton Park is making…

By Howard Smith | 09 September 2020

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