O Gauge

  • Back by popular demand – New batch of O gauge class 50s revealed

    Back by popular demand – New batch of O gauge class 50s revealed

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    After the phenomenal response to Heljan’s first release of O gauge Class 50s in late-2019, the company has received many requests to produce more models in the most popular liveries.

  • A2B Model Railways continues to support modellers during difficult times

    A2B Model Railways continues to support modellers during difficult times

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    Although the shop is closed to the public, modelling store A2B Model Railways is doing everything to support modellers during these difficult times.

  • Hornby Collett: GWR mainline stock

    Hornby Collett: GWR mainline stock

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    Moulded detail is refined and subtle, yet clearly visible, including foot steps on the ends, roof seams, door hinges and lines, destination board brackets and toilet water tank hatches.

  • 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.

  • The J69 that had a great fall, the O-Gauge Corner

    The J69 that had a great fall, the O-Gauge Corner

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    The J69 that had a great fall!

  • Club Sport: Leicester Model Railway Group celebrates 70th anniversary year

    Club Sport: Leicester Model Railway Group celebrates 70th anniversary year

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    The Leicester Model Railway Group was formed at The Martyr’s Church Hall in 1949.

  • 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: Eight beats to the bar!

    What’s in the Shops: Eight beats to the bar!

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    Nigel Burkin reviews a completely new OO-gauge model of the Southern Railway’s four-cylinder ‘Lord Nelson’ express passenger 4-6-0s that has now arrived in the shops from Hornby  Reputed to be a difficult class of locomotive to fire, the Southern Railway’s Maunsell-designed ‘Lord Nelson’ (LN) 4-6-0s were constructed to haul the heavier cross-Channel passenger trains between…

  • Darstaed Finescale BR Mk 1 suburbans from Ellis Clark

    Darstaed Finescale BR Mk 1 suburbans from Ellis Clark

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    One of the recently announced Set A packs of Darstaed Finescale O-gauge BR 57ft suburban coaches comprising two brake seconds (BS), a single second (S) class and a composite with lavatory (CL) is expected during the first quarter of this year, and is available to pre-order at £665 from Ellis Clark Trains of Skipton, North…

  • What’s in the Shops: Cavalex Models aims high with Redland PGA wagon debut

    What’s in the Shops: Cavalex Models aims high with Redland PGA wagon debut

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    A well-detailed OO-gauge Redland PGA aggregate hopper wagon has given the brand new Cavalex Models range a flying start, writes Nigel Burkin. Cavalex Models, a new name in diesel and electric modelling in OO and N gauges, has a number of wagon models in development that have never been produced in any scale as ready-to-run…

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