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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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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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Arriving this summer from Heljan...

What to look forward to, and when, as the manufacturer's latest trade newsletter…

By Howard Smith | 22 June 2022

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WOR interviews: Dennis Lovett

His career in railway and model railway public-relations was recently crowned…

By Howard Smith | 21 June 2022

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Limited run of exclusives commissioned by Train Times

Eastbourne’s oldest model shop, in association with Rapido Trains UK, announces…

By Howard Smith | 21 June 2022

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Rapido Trains UK to release SECR wagons for ‘N’

In response to N gauge demand, the manufacturer is to scale down four of its OO…

By Howard Smith | 17 June 2022

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SR eight-plank wagon tooled for ‘OO’

Photographs of engineering prototypes show Rapido Trains UK's latest OO gauge…

By Howard Smith | 17 June 2022

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Bedford OB bus promised for 1:76 scale

"Tough decisions on what we can tool, and what we can’t", says Rapido Trains UK,…

By Howard Smith | 16 June 2022

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Interview – Hornby: A Model World

With a new series of Hornby: A Model World announced for UKTV, Howard Smith…

By Howard Smith | 16 June 2022

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Accurascale Class 37 – in production, further variant added

With assessment of painted samples underway, the manufacturer reveals that first…

By Howard Smith | 16 June 2022

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Family games released with railway theme

Customised versions of Monopoly and Top Trumps to be made, as The Severn Valley…

By Howard Smith | 16 June 2022

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Dapol launches laser-cut card kits

Based on 'real world prototypes', and paying hommage to its Kitmaster range…

By Howard Smith | 14 June 2022

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BREAKING: Heljan enters 'TT' market with new locomotive

A RTR Class 31 locomotive is revealed in 1:120 scale by the manufacturer,…

By Howard Smith | 14 June 2022

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