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Just Delivered! A Limestone Hopper Train

Famous Trains now has a train of eighteen modern bogie limestone hopper wagons...

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Modelling the Midland Region

Coming Shortly.....due out early 2019...

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Richard and his Train

Richard and his OO-scale model of the 1935 Silver Jubilee streamlined train were reunited...

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The Great Gathering

Our Life Member Ken Wood has presented to Famous Trains his presentation case of the six model A4s...

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A Train of Boxes

Under the pretext that it is 'modern' (that is post steam age), we now run a model Freightliner train...

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Our 30,000th visitor

Amy Jensen...was amazed to be...the 30,000th visitor to Famous Trains!

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Cock 'o' the North is Alive and Well

Another 'new' train is running this month on our Chinley model railway...

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Is This Our Smallest Train?

Not perhaps a 'famous' train, but definitely a small one for OO-gauge, is our new Wickham Trolley from Bachmann...

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New Building for Darley Green Station.

After about five years of serving as Darley Green's station, the original Ratio model has been replaced...

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Famous Trains Acquires Hitachi Class 800.

Just like the Great Western Railway franchise out of Paddington...

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David Orme wins 2017 Member of the Year award.

David Orme is our Member of the Year for 2017...

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Famous Trains Acquires a Fairground Miniature Railway

Our fairground miniature railway, set in a field midway between Darley Green village and Chinley station...

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Famous Trains Acquires the Capitals United Express

A completely new 'famous train' is our model of The Capitals United Express...

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Famous Trains commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Cromford and High Peak Line closure.

Famous Trains is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the closure of the Cromford & High Peak line in the Derbyshire Peak District...

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Hornby Britannia 4-6-2 Completes 100 Real Miles of Reliable Service

Our Hornby Britannia 4-6-2 ... has pulled our Palatine express train for over 100 real miles...

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