This week in news – Sep 17th-Sep 23rd

A look at the model railway headlines from the last seven days

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Accurascale wagon update

Accurascale's HAA/MGR family of wagons are progressing through the decoration process. With painting now complete, tampo printing is now under way, with assembly due to commence next week. The original HAA, HCA and CDA due to finish production in December and arrive in Q1 2022. The second batch of the first production run featuring the MHA, HDA, HMA and HBA will arrive in Q2 2022.

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Accurascale also provided an update on its HYA/IIA project with an interesting fact. Did you know that each HYA wagon features a staggering 152 separate parts? The project is getting closer and closer to completion and the wagons are on course for delivery by the end of the year.

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Rapido Trains UK Class 28

Following reviews and corrections, the Rapido Trains UK 'N' gauge Class 28 is now being made into a physical model ready for further evaluation and testing. As with all models further changes are expected but the model is available to pre-order now from £119.95.

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Rails of Sheffield gas turbine

The Rails of Sheffield exclusive Heljan Class 18000 Gas Turbine 'Kerosene Castle' locomotives are leaving Denmark en route to Rails. Subject to delivery delays Rails is hoping they will arrive late next week.

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