Hornby’s 2014 Range

Yesterday Hornby released details of their 2014 range.  Due to other commitments I was unable to publish any details yesterday and I’m sure by now many of you had looked through the new offerings and possibly even pre-ordered a few of them!  2013 was not the best of year’s for Hornby, with supply problems, a…

Bachmann’s 2013 Range

As a model railway brand; Bachmann have proven themselves to be real heavyweights.  The past few years have seen them produce models for the mainstream that would not have seemed possible a few years ago, particularly when it comes to model locomotive’s that sit in the spectrum between high-end express and low-budget shunters; an area…

Hornby’s 2013 Range

I’m sure that many of you know by now that today Hornby announced their 2013 range today.  This is a few days earlier than in previous years.  In the past, the forthcoming range was announced on Christmas Day, although printing timings of the Model press often meant that details were leaked early.  When media embargo’s…

News: RTR USA Dock Tank 00 scale!

Model Rail magazine announced today that they have commissioned Dapol to produce a RTR USA dock tank.  This is a fantastic development for Southern modellers like myself to have a RTR version of something very unique in 00 scale. The locomotives were constructed in Pennsylvania for use during the second world war and were used throughout Europe.…