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The latest model railway news, including product announcements from leading model train manufacturers.

Accurascale reveals all-new ‘OO’ gauge wagon

Accurascale BR 16ton steel mineral wagons for 'OO'
Accurascale has announced its latest all-new OO gauge wagon project, the common BR 16ton steel mineral open wagon. [...]

Hornby acquires 25% share in Warlord Games Limited

Warlord Games logo
Hornby has acquired a 25% share in Warlord Games for £1.25 million. [...]

Sun, beach and sea scenes with new NOCH novelties models

Noch HO scale life guard tower
Noch has expanded its sun and beach-themed models in HO scale in time for the summer. [...]

Hornby releases HS2 model train

Hornby releases HS2 'Green Progressor ' HS2-inspired design model train
[27th June 2023] Hornby has released the Green Progressor, a locomotive inspired by HS2, in OO gauge. [...]

Hornby reports pre-tax loss of £5.9 Million for the year

Hornby logo
[24th June 2023] Hornby has announced a pre-tax loss of £5.9 million for the financial year ending on March 31st 2023. [...]

Missing tribute to Frank Hornby reinstated

Frank Hornby plaque unveiled at Liverpool Limestreet Station
After an extended absence, a historical plaque commemorating the birthplace of the mastermind behind the beloved Hornby railways has been located and [...]

Hornby HM DCC released for Android devices

Hornby HM DCC now available for Android
[21st June 2023] Hornby's recently-introduced Bluetooth controlled DCC system, HM7000, is now available on Android mobile devices and phones. [...]

Bachmann announces eight all-new OO scale Newton Chambers Car Carriers

Bachmann Newton Chambers Car Carrier BR Maroon E96293E
[17th June 2023] Bachmann Europe has announced the release of a range of eight all-new OO scale models of the Newton Chambers Car Carriers in its EFE Rail [...]

ScaleTrains expands range with ExactRail acquisition

ExactRail logo
12th June 2023: ScaleTrains, a U.S. based manufacturer of diesel locomotives and freight cars, has announced the acquisition of HO and N scale freight car [...]

KMRC announce 00 Gauge 37 196 ‘Tre Pol and Pen’ in BR Railfreight Grey livery

Kernow Model Rail Centre has announced an exclusive addition to their lineup, the Bachmann 00 Gauge Class 37/0, featuring the iconic 37 196 'Tre Pol and Pen' [...]

New OO Gauge 28xx / 2884 2-8-0 Locomotive Announced by Dapol

Dapol has announced the launch of their new OO Gauge 28xx / 2884 2-8-0 locomotive model range. [...]

Bachmann Europe Summer 2023 range news unveiled

Bachmann Europe has announced its upcoming Summer range of model trains, with new N and OO gauge models unveiled. [...]

Rapido UK unveils new OO gauge Hunslet saddle tanks

New Rapido UK OO gauge Hunslet 16in locomotives
Rapido UK unveils second batch of OO gauge Hunslet locomotives. [...]

Bachmann unveils Holy War new 009 Quarry Hunslet

Holy War 009 locomotive from Bachmann
Bachmann has unveiled another model in its OO9 scale Quarry Hunslets range. [...]

New paint range for model railways

Mig Jimenez Ammo Rail Center paints, photo from
Well-known military model paint manufacturer Ammo by Mig Jimenez has launched a range of 41 authentic paint colours for model railways. [...]

Hornby launches mobile phone control for DCC model railways

Hornby HM|DCC decoder
Hornby has launched a new mobile phone app control system for DCC model railways that operates over Bluetooth. [...]

Kernow release Cornish engine house for N gauge

derelict Cornish Engine from Kernow
Kernow Model Rail Centre has released the derelict Cornish engine house model, previously only in OO gauge, in N Gauge for the first time. [...]

Dapol announce N gauge Class 221 DEMUs

Dapol N gauge Class 221 Cross Country
Dapol has announced a new batch of their Class 221 'Super Voyager' DEMUs in N gauge. [...]

Hornby unveils huge range of models for TT:120

Hornby launches TT:120 range
Hornby has announced a massive new collection of models for the TT:120 scale. [...]

London Transport Museum launches OO gauge London Underground S stock model

London Underground S stock model train
Bachmann Europe is producing an exclusive limited edition OO-gauge (1:76 scale) model of London Underground's S stock for the London Transport Museum. [...]