Category: Branchline

A new era dawns for Bachmann Europe

On Monday 20th January 2020, a new era dawned for Bachmann Europe with the launch of the Model Railway Combined Volume 2020. Bringing together our extensive range of British-outline models, the Combined Volume features items from Graham Farish, Bachmann Narrow Gauge, Bachmann Branchline, Thomas & Friends, Scenecraft and other complimentary products which are available to purchase from Bachmann retailers, or...

GMRC Series 2 – The Semi- Finals

Channel 5’s Great Model Railway Challenge 2019 has reached the semi-final stage, and this week we review the excitement as the six successful teams to make it through the heats battled it out to secure themselves a place in the final. Semi-final one brought together Team Grantham, Rail Riders and Corby Steelmen to tackle the ‘Myths, Monsters, Legends & Fables’...

Sales Area Exclusive: Class 37/4 37416 ‘Mt Fuji’ BR InterCity (Mainline)

We are pleased to announce another new addition to our range of OO scale Branchline area sales representative exclusive models. The Electric Train Supply (ETS) equipped Class 37/4 sub-class gained an enthusiastic following after its creation in the mid 1980s, specifically to haul passenger trains on secondary lines in Scotland and Wales.  Bachmann’s model of No. 37416 represents the locomotive...

Sales Area Exclusive: Class 37/0 37275 ‘Stainless Pioneer’ BR Railfreight

We are pleased to announce another new addition to our range of OO scale Branchline area sales representative exclusive models. The prototype diesel-electric locomotive upon which this Bachmann model of the popular 1750hp English Electric Type 3 is based, entered service as D6975 at Cardiff in 1965. It was named in late 1988 during the BR ‘Sectorisation’ era, when allocated...