Farish drops Class 222 project

July 25, 2010

There is disappointment for ‘N’ scalers as two key models are shelved.

BACHMANN HAS TODAY announced changes to its Graham Farish ‘N’ scale range. This follows consultation with the company’s trade customers regarding production of the 9F 2-10-0 locomotive and the Class 222 ‘Meridian’ and ‘Pioneer’ high speed diesel electric multiple units.

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Action stations as our 37/5s hit the UK

June 26, 2009

It’s been quite the delay, but the RAIL EXPRESS/Bachmann special editions are here and they are worth the wait!

RAIL EXPRESS Class 37/5s

WITH FULLY FINISHED production samples – in new style packaging – jetted in especially for us to display at the recent DEMU Showcase, REM is delighted to report that our five limited edition Class 37/5 models are now on the UK dockside.

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New numbers for Bachmann Mk. 1s

October 10, 2008

Bachmann’s excellent Mk. 1 coaches get new identities.

Bachmann Mk. 1 coaches

IF THERE WAS nominations for landmark model of the last decade, then Bachmann’s 4mm scale Mk. 1 coaches must be on the shortlist. The acclaimed products might be lacking the glamour of recent high-fidelity steam and diesel loco releases, but, finally, modellers had a quality representation of these ubiquitous vehicles. The fourth quarter of 2008 brings a selection of Mk. 1s from the company wearing new numbers in the popular liveries of blue/grey, maroon and crimson/cream.

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Bachmann’s very good VDA

October 9, 2008

Another great freight wagon from Bachmann.

Bachmann VDA

HOT ON THE heels of the air-braked Bogie Bolster D (reviewed in REM54), comes Bachmann’s latest addition to its range of classic 1970-90s British Rail wagons, the VDA 24.5-tonne sliding/hinged-door van.

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CE blue for Bachmann ‘Chopper’

September 22, 2008

4mm scale Class 20 gets a variation on BR blue.

Bachmann Class 20

CONTINUING ITS POLICY of keeping the older items in its range ticking over with anywhere between one and three new livery/specification combinations a year, Bachmann has released the third of three new examples of its Class 20 locomotive in a 1990s version of BR blue livery, sporting black/yellow flashes on the cab side that indicated that it was a member of the LMR Bescot-based departmental fleet.

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Sulzer blue from Bachmann

August 20, 2008

A pair of new corporate era BR Type 2s.

Bachmann Type 2s

FANS OF THE 1970s period may well enjoy the two latest locomotive releases from Bachmann. Class 24 No. 24035 and Class 25/1 No. 25052 wear the BR blue livery that was derided in its time, but is now resurgent on the model railway scene.

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Farish brings out the small guns

August 19, 2008

New Warship and Intermodal flats for ‘N’ gauge.

Graham Farish

HAVING BEEN SHOWN off for some time in pre-production form, Graham Farish’s stunning ‘N’ gauge D800 ‘Warship’ diesel-hydraulic (Class 42) is now on its way into shops. Joining it will be the similarly great looking FIA/IFA ‘Multifret’ twin intermodal flat.

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