Wainwright elegance SECR D Class 4-4-0 from Rails of Sheffield / Dapol in 00 arrives. [Updated 04/07/21]

The attractive Wainwright D class 4-4-0 from Retailer Rails Of Sheffield  in partnership with Dapol and Locomotion Models that was announced in October 2019 has now arrived.  Hopeful the images within this post will show how well the model looks and perpetuates the elegance. A total of 51 of these elegant D Class 4-4-0s were built in a … Continue reading Wainwright elegance SECR D Class 4-4-0 from Rails of Sheffield / Dapol in 00 arrives. [Updated 04/07/21]

ex SECR D Class samples from Dapol/Rails of Sheffield/ Locomotion Models break cover

First announced in October 2019 and following amendments to the first livery samples, examples of all seven versions of the South Eastern & Chatham Railway D Class 4-4-0 from the Dapol production line have been received by Locomotion Models and Rails of Sheffield. These have now completed extensive running trials and final checking. Following approval, … Continue reading ex SECR D Class samples from Dapol/Rails of Sheffield/ Locomotion Models break cover

Another Terrier A1 A1X class takes to the Rails (of Sheffield)

The William Stroudley designed A1 / A1x class first introduced by the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway (LBSC) in 1872 and eventually the class comprised of 50 locomotives. Most were withdrawn in the very 1900s, however 21 gained a new lease of life and were fitted with new boilers and other modifications between 1912 … Continue reading Another Terrier A1 A1X class takes to the Rails (of Sheffield)

Rails of Sheffield announce the SECR version of the 16’ Covered Goods Wagon.

Rails of Sheffield in partnership with Dapol have today announced that they are producing an OO gauge model of the SE&CR 16’ Covered Goods Wagon. Following on from the success of the late condition Diagram 1424 box van, this is the much requested earlier SECR version. View more information and pre-order here:  Initially three liveries … Continue reading Rails of Sheffield announce the SECR version of the 16’ Covered Goods Wagon.

Rails of Sheffield ex SECR Diagram 1424 Covered Goods wagons in 00 arrive, a review.

Following their announcement in April this year retailer Rails of Sheffield have delivered on their SECR Diagram 1424 8 & 10 ton 16ft Covered Goods wagon as part of their range of exclusive models. They have worked in partnership with a 3rd party UK based 3D printing specialist and also Dapol for the final assembly … Continue reading Rails of Sheffield ex SECR Diagram 1424 Covered Goods wagons in 00 arrive, a review.

Wainwright SECR D Class 4-4-0 to be produced in 00 by Rails of Sheffield and Locomotion Models

Retailer Rails Of Sheffield have today announced that in partnership with Dapol and Locomotion Models that they are to produce the South Eastern and Chatham Railway Wainwright D Class 4-4-0 locomotive. This is the first time that this locomotive has been produced in 00 in ready to run form. It has been produced using the … Continue reading Wainwright SECR D Class 4-4-0 to be produced in 00 by Rails of Sheffield and Locomotion Models

Rails of Sheffield announce the production of ex SECR Diagram 1424 8 & 10 ton Covered Goods wagon in 00

Retailer Rails of Sheffiled have announced a new model in their planned range of exclusive models. Working in partnership with Dapol they have announced an 00 model of the ex South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) 16ft Covered Goods wagon (box van) to Diagram 1424. 110 of these wagons were between 1904 and 1908, to an … Continue reading Rails of Sheffield announce the production of ex SECR Diagram 1424 8 & 10 ton Covered Goods wagon in 00

New 00 ex LBSC A1 / A1x Terrier announced by Rails of Sheffield

Rails Limited in partnership with Dapol and the National Railway Museum announced at this weekends London Festival of Railway Modelling that they will produce the LBSC Terrier and all its subsequent variants in OO Gauge. With all the experience Dapol has gained from making the award winning O Gauge version of the A1 / A1X Terrier … Continue reading New 00 ex LBSC A1 / A1x Terrier announced by Rails of Sheffield