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Bachmann Collectors Club - Annual Members Day

Each year the Bachmann Collectors Club Members Day offers club members a free day out at a preserved railway or heritage site in the UK - with exclusive behind the scenes access and tours, train rides, and much more!
The 2015 Members Day was held at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway and as the excitement builds for our 2016 event, we take a look back at some of the highlights from the 2015 event with the launch of our Members Day 2015 video.

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V3 Tank OO Scale - Shipping Samples

The highly anticipated Bachmann Branchline V3 Tank Locomotive shipping samples have arrived at Bachmann HQ. The LNER Class V3 were a development of the three-cylindered Class V1 2-6-2 steam locomotive designed by Sir Nigel Gresley for the London and Northern Eastern Railway.

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31-614 No. 67646 in BR Lined Black with Late Crest
31-615 No. 67690 in BR Lined Black with Early Emblem

Auto Trailer N Scale - Engineering Samples

We are pleased to announce the first engineering samples of the Graham Farish N Scale Auto Trailers which feature new tooling, a close coupling mechanism with NEM pockets, a highly detailed interior, underframe and bogies, nonworking retracted side steps with wire hand-rails, end details including the external bell and lamp and an accessory pack which feature buffer beam details.

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Above - Auto Trailer Engineering Sample

Thompson Coaches OO Scale - Engineering Samples

New in at Bachmann are the latest engineering samples for Bachmann Branchline Thompson coaches in OO Scale. The Thompson coaches were part of an illustrious post-war building program to replace life expired stock.

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Above - Thompson 2nd Class Brake Corridor

The Class 319 EMU from Graham Farish

We are excited to introduce the Class 319 4 car EMU to the 2016/17 range of Graham Farish N scale products. The Class 319 electric multiple units were designed to run on both 750vDC third rail and 25kv overhead wires.

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Above; 372-877 No. 319362 in Northern Rail livery

The Class 414 2-HAP from Branchline

The 2016/17 Branchline catalogue sees the introduction of the OO scale Class 414/2HAP to the range. The British Rail Class 414 were non-gangwayed 2 car electric multiple units geared to run at a maximum speed of 90 m.p.h. on outer suburban and long distance stopping trains.

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Above; 31-392 No. 4322 in Network SouthEast livery

Bachmann Europe 2016 Range Announcements

We are very excited to announce our new programme for 2016 from Bachmann Branchline and Graham Farish and we think that our ever-supportive collectors will be pleased with the selection of products on offer. Grab a copy of your chosen catalogue from your local retailer in the coming weeks.

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2016/17 Bachmann Branchline & Graham Farish Catalogue

Introducing Dynamis RailController

Control your layout with our new user-friendly computer-control system, Dynamis RailController, which has been designed to utilize the potential of the recently introduced Dynamis Ultima DCC system. This groundbreaking software allows the intuitive and simplified control of DCC fitted locomotives, as well as points and signals.

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36-503 Dynamis RailController

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





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