Dapol

  • What’s in the Shops: Accurascale goes large with O-gauge hoppers

    What’s in the Shops: Accurascale goes large with O-gauge hoppers

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    Accurascale has now released a finely detailed O-gauge version.

  • What’s in the Shops: Worth their salt – Dapol fleet wagons

    What’s in the Shops: Worth their salt – Dapol fleet wagons

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    Dapol has released two brilliant models of private-owner salt wagons on its new O-gauge 9ft RCH underframe.  Salt from the Cheshire and Staffordshire area was an important source of traffic for the railways in the first half of the 20th century, when numerous small operations and family-owned concerns such as Stubbs and Company operated small…

  • What’s in the Shops: Dapol’s N-gauge ‘Pacer’ emerges at last

    What’s in the Shops: Dapol’s N-gauge ‘Pacer’ emerges at last

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    Nigel Burkin brings this review.

  • Tech Talk: How to deal with dirty track

    Tech Talk: How to deal with dirty track

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    Keeping track clean is one job we all have to do to keep the trains running well, and there are several effective ways of going about it, explains Nigel Burkin. One chore that faces all modellers in almost every scale and gauge – particularly at the smaller end of the spectrum – is track cleaning.…

  • Aln Valley a third of the way to buying Richboro

    Aln Valley a third of the way to buying Richboro

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    THE Aln Valley Railway has raised a third of the £75,000 needed to complete the purchase of the locomotive which forms the mainstay of its steam services. Last year, the line launched the Friends of Richboro appeal to buy 1917-built Hudswell, Clarke 0-6-0T Richboro from owner and AVR engineer Mick Fairnington. The appeal scheme sees…

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