Great Electric Train Show 2021
By Jack Morgan - Monday 20 September 2021
Find out more about GETS, taking place on 2nd & 3rd October 2021.
By Jack Morgan - Tuesday 01 June 2021
Our store is open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays.
COVID-19 Hattons Live Updates
By Jack Morgan - Monday 12 April 2021
View the latest service updates from Hattons.
British Railway Modelling Awards 2020
By Jack Morgan - Monday 15 March 2021
We're pleased to reveal our results in the 2020 BRMAs.
By Jack Morgan - Tuesday 23 February 2021
Use Kerbside Pickup to collect website orders locally.
Hattons Trunk Service
By Jack Morgan - Tuesday 22 December 2020
Purchase items using our Trunk and have them held here for later despatch.
Pre-Owned Listings Alerts
By Jack Morgan - Thursday 10 December 2020
Get a daily email alert notifying you of our latest preowned stock.
Hornby Magazine Awards 2020
By Jack Morgan - Thursday 03 December 2020
We are pleased to reveal our results in the 2020 Hornby Magazine Awards.
Contactless Pre-Owned Drop-Off
By Jack Morgan - Thursday 08 October 2020
Drop off your pre-owned items safely with our contactless service.
Account Login Troubleshooting
By Jack Morgan - Tuesday 15 September 2020
Having trouble logging into your account? Check here for solutions.
Hattons Online Pre-Owned Trade-in Service
By David Tovey - Tuesday 25 August 2020
Our all-new online preowned trade-in service is now available! Get trading today and find out how to use the new tool here.
Peco Coronavirus Service Update
By Jack Morgan - Monday 20 July 2020
Peco have provided us with an update on their manufacturing operations and stock status during the Coronavirus period.
The Great Hattons TrackPlan Competition
By Jack Morgan - Wednesday 08 July 2020
Congratulations to our lucky winner! Check out their fantastic winning entry here.
CANCELLED: Guildex Exhibition 2020
By Jack Morgan - Wednesday 01 July 2020
The team behind this year's Guildex exhibition have confirmed that the show has now been cancelled.
POSTPONED: Warley National Exhibition 2020
By Jack Morgan - Wednesday 17 June 2020
This year's Warley national model railway exhibition has been postponed until 2021.
Introducing our new Login System
By Jack Morgan - Monday 18 May 2020
We’ve been working to improve your Hattons accounts. They’re now more secure and easier to login to!
Hattons Live Fireside Chat Streams
By Jack Morgan - Tuesday 21 April 2020
Join Jack from Hattons and a selection of special guests for some one-off discussion and Q&A livestreams.
Hattons 'Vetail' Video Calls
By Jack Morgan - Tuesday 14 April 2020
Book your Vetail appointment today and get a 1-on-1 personalised call with one of our product experts!
Hattons Live - Video Chat
By Tony Lloyd - Tuesday 14 April 2020
Join us live a drop-in video discussion with the Hattons team and other modellers.
The Hattons ‘Pub’ Quiz
By Hattons Model Railways - Saturday 11 April 2020
Check out the results of our last pub quiz on Saturday 11th April!
Temporary Postage Changes - Australia & New Zealand
By Jack Morgan - Monday 06 April 2020
Our postage costs to Australia & New Zealand have temporarily changed in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Platform 1 - Weekly News Livestream - Episode 33
By Dave Martin - Friday 27 March 2020
Join Jack and Dave to be in the know on the latest projects, offers and other news from the past week. Get your questions answered live on air!
POSTPONED: London Festival of Railway Modelling 2020
By Hattons Model Railways - Tuesday 17 March 2020
It has now been confirmed that next weekend's event at Alexandra Palace has been postponed for the time being.
Platform 1: Coronavirus Update
By Tony Lloyd - Friday 13 March 2020
Jack is joined by Hattons MD Richard for a Q&A regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and our response.
Platform 1 - Weekly News Livestream - Episode 31
By Tony Lloyd - Thursday 05 March 2020
Platform 1 - Weekly News Livestream - Episode 30
By Tony Lloyd - Thursday 27 February 2020
Join us to be in the know on the latest project updates, offers and other news from the past week.
British Railway Modelling Awards 2019 - The Results
By Jack Morgan - Friday 21 February 2020
Hattons is pleased to have received several awards in this year’s BRMAs. Check out the full results now!
Platform 1 - Weekly News Livestream - Episode 29
By Hattons Model Railways - Tuesday 18 February 2020
Platform 1 - Weekly News Livestream - Episode 28
By Tony Lloyd - Tuesday 11 February 2020
Platform 1 - Weekly News Livestream - Episode 27
By Tony Lloyd - Tuesday 04 February 2020
This week Jack & Dave will take a closer look at the latest releases from Dapol as well as Heljan’s new batch of Hymeks!
Railroad Hobby Show 2020 Round-Up
By Jack Morgan - Thursday 30 January 2020
Find out more about one of the biggest model railway shows in the USA, which Hattons attended on the 25th & 26th January.
Platform 1 - Weekly News Livestream - Episode 26
By Tony Lloyd - Tuesday 28 January 2020
Join Jack and Dave to be in the know on the latest projects, offers and other news from the past week.
By Jack Morgan - Monday 27 January 2020
Find out where you can come and meet us at various exhibitions in the UK.
Platform 1 Weekly News Livestream Episode 25
By Tony Lloyd - Thursday 16 January 2020
Platform 1 - Weekly News Livestream - Episode 24
By Tony Lloyd - Thursday 09 January 2020
Join Jack and Dave to be in the know on the latest announcements and product news from the last week.
Platform 1 Episode 23 - New Year Special
By Tony Lloyd - Wednesday 01 January 2020
Join Jack and Dave as we celebrate New Year by discussing new releases and product range announcements coming in 2020!
Platform 1 Episode 22 - Christmas Day Special
By Tony Lloyd - Wednesday 25 December 2019
Join Jack, Dave and the Hattons team as we celebrate Christmas by looking at the big news and release highlights of 2019!
Platform 1 Episode 21: Weekly News Livestream - Episode 21
By Tony Lloyd - Friday 20 December 2019
Hattons Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children
By Jack Morgan - Friday 13 December 2019
Hattons staff donned their Christmas Jumpers today to raise money for Save the Children.
Platform 1 Episode 20: Weekly News Livestream
By Tony Lloyd - Friday 13 December 2019
Vote for Hattons as Model Shop of the Year!
By Jack Morgan - Friday 06 December 2019
We’ve been nominated for Model Shop of the Year! Please consider voting for us using the link on this page.
Final Postage Dates for Christmas 2019
By Mark Swift - Thursday 28 November 2019
Make sure you get your order in before the final postage dates for Christmas 2019!
Warley 2019 Round-Up
By Jack Morgan - Tuesday 26 November 2019
Check out all the highlights from Warley, including the latest project updates and amazing layouts.
Hattons Originals A3 Launch Event
By Jack Morgan - Monday 18 November 2019
Our highly anticipated O gauge Class A3 recently arrived in stock and was met with a fantastic reception at our launch event!
Winter Bargains 2019
By Jack Morgan - Friday 01 November 2019
Getting on with your Christmas Shopping? Want something new for your layout? We've put together a selection of new special bargains.
The Great Model Railway Challenge - Season 2
By Jack Morgan - Monday 28 October 2019
That's a wrap for the Great Model Railway Challenge Season 2! Catch up with all the episodes and read our write-ups here.
Platform 1 - Weekly News Livestream
By Jack Morgan - Friday 18 October 2019
Catch up with recent episodes of our weekly model railway news livestream.
UK Traction Review - July 2019
By Jack Morgan - Tuesday 30 July 2019
The latest on the UK's locomotive fleets! Featuring all the exhibiting locos at the Direct Rail Services Open Day 2019.
Pre-Owned Live Q&A
By David Tovey - Friday 26 July 2019
Find out more about our Pre-Owned service in our latest Livestream!
UK Traction Review - June 2019
By Jack Morgan - Monday 10 June 2019
The latest on the UK's locomotive fleets! Featuring all the exhibiting locos at the Crewe charity open day.
Model Railway News Roundup - June 2019
By Jack Morgan - Thursday 06 June 2019
Your model railway news roundup for June 2019 featuring announcements and updates from the DEMU Showcase event.
"All Change" Formations Poster
By Jack Morgan - Friday 31 May 2019
Hattons is attending the "All Change" Crewe Open Day next week and as part of it we're launching our first formations poster.
Spring Bank Holiday Bargains
By Jack Morgan - Tuesday 21 May 2019
We've discounted a range of OO, N & O gauge locomotives, rolling stock and diecast! Act fast while stocks last.
Vandalism at Market Deeping MRC Exhibition
By Thomas Newhouse - Monday 20 May 2019
Please support those affected by this abhorrent act of wanton destruction.
Going for Gold - GBRf Livery Blog
By Jack Morgan - Thursday 09 May 2019
We take a detailed look at GBRf's iconic livery, which has been worn by a wide selection of diesel and electric locomotives.
Loco & Rolling Stock Emblems
By Jack Morgan - Thursday 02 May 2019
Our guide to all the emblems worn by locomotives from the Big Four period right up to the end of British Rail.
Changes to Delivery Options
By Jack Morgan - Wednesday 01 May 2019
We are always looking to improve our services, and so we have made some changes to our postage options.
Hattons Formation Guides
By Jack Morgan - Monday 01 April 2019
Join our new Formation guides community on Facebook to play your part in future guides and share your own ideas.
FEA Intermodal Wagon Profile
By Jack Morgan - Thursday 14 March 2019
Simon Bendall take a look at the history behind the FEA Intermodal Wagons and their use today.
Model Rail Scotland 2019
By Jack Morgan - Friday 01 March 2019
Check out our round up from the 2019 Model Rail Scotland exhibition, including, videos and updates on projects from various manufacturers.