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January 5, 2020

Designed in March'18 and announced in January'19, Hornby Hobbies duly released their 'New Van' in-time for Christmas.

Using the same underframe as the previous 'Road Vans', Surrey Warner (Carriage and Wagon Superintendent of the London and South Weste...

December 14, 2019

Rails of Sheffield, in partnership with Dapol, have released their sold-out former South Eastern & Chatham Railway (SECR) covered wagon, later designated Diagram 1424 by the Southern Railway (SR).

Announced in April at the York Model Railway Show the...

June 12, 2019

The long awaited Hornby Hobbies Collector Club exclusive, former South Eastern & Chatham Railway (SECR) H Class 0-4-4T No 263 #R3648, is now available having initially been expected in October'18.

The H Class has already proved extremely popular hav...

June 27, 2018

To the ardent enthusiast, The Model Centre (TMC) needs no introduction; a small family run business, TMC has been operating since 1998 and are today based in the small village of Beck Hole, Whitby neighbouring the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

A st...

March 31, 2018

Ten of the twelve (#H4-P-003 through #H4-P-012) former South Eastern & Chatham Railway (SECR) P Class 0-6-0T locomotives, exclusive to Hattons Model Railways, were released this week in 1:76 scale - originally expected December'17/January'18, delive...

March 17, 2018

In January I had the pleasure of meeting Mr Alan Buttler of Modelu who was exhibiting at the Chiltern Model Railway Exhibition'18; Modelu offers a unique 3D body scanning service alongside an array of highly detailed finescale figures and detailing c...

March 4, 2018

Following the recent relaunch of the Hornby Hobbies Collector Club, former South Eastern & Chatham Railway (SECR) H Class 0-4-4T No 263 is now available to pre-order as the exclusive club model (#R3648); available at £99.99 (including P&P), delivery...

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