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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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Production Samples of HUO Arrive

Production Samples of HUO Arrive

We are delighted to report that we have now received the first production samples of our HUO from the factory in China. Here are some pics, for you to see the finesse and detail we are packing into this model. Please note that this is a first sample and revisions are required and already underway. […]
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A first look at the 24.5t HOP24/HUO hopper wagon

A first look at the 24.5t HOP24/HUO hopper wagon

Today is the day that the clock ticks down to 00:00 and Accurascale, as a model railway manufacturing company, goes ‘live’. Of course, things don’t always go to plan, and the launch of the HUO is no exception. But these things happen! Now, let’s have a first look at our HUO ‘in the plastic’.   […]
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