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Warley News No3 Peco

Note the red tie bars are due to this being an assembly of test components, the model will feature regular colour tie bars. Code 70 HO US track was on display. The Peco Parkside range had EPs of the 13T … Continue reading

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Warley News 2019 No2 Heljan

Also announced a GWR 2251 class in 7mm Scale, more details to follow. Note: The brown railcar detail shots are 4mm Scale, the red EP is 7mm.

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Warley news 2019 no1 KR Models GT3

Looking very promising.

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Cancellation Scalefourum 2019

Regrettably due to unforeseen and unavoidable family circumstances we’ve had to withdraw from Scalefourum 2019, where we’d been invited as guest layout. We extend apologies to Terry and the Scalefourum team, and readers who were hoping to see us there.

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Wordless Wednesday 9/11

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Transformation Tuesday, Kings Cross & The Heljan 25 and 86

One of the nice things about this hobby is the social element to it. Last night in ye olde London towne a group, nine, later ten, of us met up. In two different pubs we were asked what’s the occasion? … Continue reading

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NMRA Motivation Monday

Bob Phelps receives the NMRA’s distinguished service award Saturday 13th July 2019 from NMRA President Pete Magoun, at the NMRA National Train Show in Utah. So why’s this of interest? Bob, principal product design engineer worked for Peco for 54, … Continue reading

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Good Night and Thanks For Your Service..

Well a few times I’ve mentioned on here that it’s game over. Today, it is. Developments here mean that Albion Yard has ‘left the building’. All the neat stuff has been saved, and wiring, motors and some track too. But … Continue reading

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Great Central Grand Day Out

This weekend it’s the Great Central Model Railway show centred around operating real trains, and the Model Railway Exhibition at Quorn station. It’s the first time I’ve been as a punter and for £23.00 including all day parking very good … Continue reading

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Heljan OO Class 45/1

Today Heljan are announcing their all new Derby/Sulzer Type 4 in ‘OO’. This model is currently being tooled and featuring a large number of authentic detail variations – including the first-ever accurate models of ETH-fitted Class 45/1s. The first examples … Continue reading

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