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Decorated 7mm HUO Arrives!

Decorated 7mm HUO Arrives!

A decorated sample of our O gauge HOP 24 / HUO wagon has arrived for approval. Quite good it looks too. Let's have a further inspection!
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7mm HUO Update and Sample Preview

7mm HUO Update and Sample Preview

As you know, the 7mm Scale HUO / HOP 24 marks our first move into O gauge. We received a significant amount of calls from modellers to scale our 4mm effort up to 7mm. Here's the first sample, which looks good but needs some changes!
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New Announcement! HUO in 7mm Scale

New Announcement! HUO in 7mm Scale

Today is the dawn of a new era for us here at Accurascale, as we announce our entrance into the O gauge British outline model railway market with the release of the 24.5 Ton HOP24 / HUO hopper wagon in factory finished, ready to run format. A total of 5,263 of these wagons were built […]
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Pre-TOPS HUO wagons now in stock! 

Pre-TOPS HUO wagons now in stock! 

We are delighted to announce that our first British outline model, the BR 24 ton coal hopper (HOP 24 and later HUO under the BR TOPS system) has arrived in stock! A total of 5,263 wagons were built by BR from 1954 for transporting coal and coke throughout Britain until their withdrawal in the 1980s, […]
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Onllwyn Colliery / Internal User Pack Now On Sale

Onllwyn Colliery / Internal User Pack Now On Sale

Our Onllwyn Colliery internal user pack of HUOs are now available for pre-order on our site. The Onllwyn Colliery pack features three individually numbered models in their private owner livery of dark grey. They were used after their retirement from BR service in their open cast mine near Port Talbot in Wales, where they were […]
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TOPs HUO Hoppers Now Available to Pre-order

TOPs HUO Hoppers Now Available to Pre-order

With the pre-TOPs HOP 24 / HUO production nearing completion at our factory, we are now taking pre-orders for the TOPs variant ahead of a September 2018 release. A total of 5,263 of these wagons were built by BR from 1954 for transporting coal and coke throughout Britain until their withdrawal in the mid-1980s. The […]
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HOP 24 / HUO Production Samples Arrive for Review

HOP 24 / HUO Production Samples Arrive for Review

The latest landmark in our first British outline model was reached this afternoon. We have received production samples of our HOP 24 wagons. As you can see above, they make for an impressive sight when arranged in a full rake! We are delighted with the fine fit and finish that our factory has achieved with these […]
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Accurascale ‘Ready to Weather’ finish explained

Accurascale ‘Ready to Weather’ finish explained

We had a great time at the North Down Model Railway Society exhibition with lots of people showing a great interest in the decorated samples of the HOP24. They also showed up on David Mirolo’s new layout ‘St. David’s TMD’ (which incidentally won best layout at the show!) where they looked right at home. In […]
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First Look at Decorated HOP24 Wagons

First Look at Decorated HOP24 Wagons

Another milestone has been reached by Accurascale in our first British outline project as we received our first decorated samples of our forthcoming HOP 24. The decorated samples shown in accompanying photographs are from pack B, which features the branding, “Load only to Stella North or South Dunston or Blyth Power Stations”. They also display […]
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