Category: Branchline

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...

Bachmann Class 90 – Raising the Bar

The hotly anticipated Bachmann Branchline Class 90 Electric locomotives are now on their way to retailers across the UK. This all-new OO scale model is the first British-outline model to feature a DCC-operated pantograph and other highlights include an easy-access DCC decoder socket, sprung and retractable buffers (retractable option on certain models), full-depth cab interiors and switchable day or night lighting modes. To coincide with the arrival of...

Western Pullman Train Set Preview

The exquisite 6-car OO scale Western Pullman in BR Grey & Blue livery, SOUND FITTED in both power cars, combines with the Dynamis Ultima DCC system to ensure you get the full effects of the lighting and sound features built into this ground-breaking model. Set for release this summer, we’re excited to share a preview of the model in action, with our video focusing on the SOUND FITTED features in particular.

Behind the Scenes at Bachmann Showcase 2019

In January the Bachmann team toured the country as part of our annual Bachmann Showcase, where we announced our 2019 Branchline & Graham Farish catalogues and upcoming ranges to our retailers and members of the press. On our travels we visited London, Bristol, Leicester, Bolton and Edinburgh and were delighted with the response we received to our new announcements. In London we welcomed Phil Parker from BRM who...