MREmag and RMweb Poll 2015

Each year MREmag and RMweb conduct a poll to find out which new models would be popular to be produced in ready to run model form in N and 00 gauge.  It is arguably the most important of its kind and judging by the products that have appeared over the years, it is one that the manufacturers…

Hornby News – Collett Bow Ended Coaches for 2016

Latest news from Hornbys Engine Shed blog Hello everyone and let us start by saying a big Happy Birthday to the late great Frank Hornby, an innovator, visionary and without whom you and we would maybe not be involved in this wonderful hobby. On with the celebrations! You may have seen on our social media pages…

Update – GNR Single Tender Variations

Tonight we have an update of a previous blog post, that reported on the announcement from Locomotion Models that a model of the GNR Single is to be produced. Many thanks to Simon Kohler for supplying images of the National Railway Museum’s locomotive with both tender variations.  Please click here or on the picture above…

GNR Single Ready To Run Model in 00 Scale!

Personally this ready to run model announcement is one of the most exciting 00 scale news stories that we have ever had.  Locomotion Models will be producing a 1:76 scale model of GNR 4-2-2 Single No 1 in collaboration with Rapido Trains.  This adds another manufacturer to the list of firms producing ready to run…

Bachmann 00 Scale 2015/16

Bachmann’s newly announced 18 month plan is fairly modest with an honest admission that the firm will focus on consolidating and producing previously announced models.   However there still items of interest for many modellers.