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British Model Railway Awards 2015

The whole of the Bachmann team would like to say a big thank you to all those who voted in the recent 'British Model Railway Awards', in association with BRM and MREmag.

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Bachmann Europe Plc acquires Pocketbond

Bachmann Europe Plc is delighted to announce their acquisition of both the Pocketbond and Toyway brands, together with their respective distributed ranges. This arrangement is effective from the 19th January 2016.

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Stanier Moguls from Bachmann Branchline

New in at Bachmann HQ are engineering samples for the LMS Stanier Moguls in OO scale. The Moguls were the first of Staniers designs for the LMS following his move from the GWR and the design reflects GWR practices. A Mixed traffic type, this class was based on the previous Fowler "Crab" locos.

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31-692 No.42968 in BR Lined Black livery

Castle Class featuring Next18 decoder from Graham Farish

The team at Bachmann HQ are delighted to reveal an image of the N scale Castle Class locomotive engineering sample. The locomotives were found on express passenger duties on all Great Western main lines, from their introduction in 1923 until the first withdrawal in 1958.

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N scale Castle Class locomotive engineering samples

Class 64xx from Graham Farish

We are pleased to introduce the livery samples for the N scale Class 64xx 0-6-0 Pannier Tanks from Graham Farish. These locomotives were introduced in 1932 by Charles Collett and could be found on most parts of the GWR system.

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371-985 No.6407 in GWR Green livery

Wickham Trolley Update from Bachmann Branchline

As revealed at the recent Warley Model Railway Show we are pleased to present the livery samples for the Wickham Trolley Cars in OO scale. The Wickham Trolley was introduced in 1948 and was a railway engineering personnel carrier. They were supplied to many countries in narrow, standard and broad gauges.

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32-993 BR Engineers Yellow

Bachmann attends Class 158 naming ceremony

As part of the on-going project to develop a brand new Class 158 DMU model for the Bachmann Branchline OO scale range, representatives from Bachmann Europe Plc were invited to attend the naming of Class 158 No. 158773 by East Midlands Trains on Wednesday 28th October 2015. The unit was named 'Eastcroft Depot' after EMT's Nottingham Eastcroft Light Maintenance Depot which is adjacent to Nottingham railway station.

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A successful day at the Birmingham Central Toy Soldier Fair

W. Britain sponsored and attended the Birmingham Central Toy Soldier Fair on Sunday 11th October 2015. 50 other traders including King & Country, JG Miniatures, MKL, Centurion Soldiers, Grey Goose Collectables and many more exhibited alongside W. Britain at the Edgbaston Stadium, giving an impressive display of the diversity of offerings available to the modern collector.

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Bachmann Retailer of the Year award

Gas Cupboard Models of Trowbridge has been awarded the accolade of Bachmann Europe Plc Retailer of the year. This well established store located in the heart of Wiltshire's County Town, Trowbridge, is now in its ninth year of trading. The store carries a large range of Graham Farish, Bachmann Branchline and Woodland Scenics ranges in addition to all of the other well known brands and is a must visit destination for all railway modellers visiting the West Country.

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Left to Right: Tony Lowe Bachmann UK Sales Manager, Dave Simpson Store Owner & Rachael Field Deputy Manager

Dynamis Ultima

Our latest Digital Command Control system is brought to life in a new video highlighting the many benefits of the Dynamis Ultima system.

Whether you are new to the hobby or an experienced modeller, Dynamis Ultima is ideal for anyone wishing to take advantage of the latest DCC technology. With everything you need to get started in one box, view our video now to discover how Dynamis Ultima can take your model railway to the next level.

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