British Model Railway Awards 2018
By Jack Morgan - Friday 25 January 2019
We're pleased to reveal our results in the annual British Model Railway Awards!
Exhibition Calendar 2019
By Jack Morgan - Friday 04 January 2019
Check out the exhibitions we'll be attending throughout 2019.
Model Railway News Roundup - November 2018
By Jack Morgan - Thursday 13 December 2018
A look back at the major model news & updates from across November, including the announcement of the Accurascale 'Deltic' and more.
Class 73s into Privatisation
By Jack Morgan - Monday 03 December 2018
Post-privatisation, the Electro-Diesels saw heavy use, with new roles across the UK under various operators - spawning many interesting liveries.
Warley Exhibition 2018 - Roundup
By Jack Morgan - Tuesday 27 November 2018
Our round up from this year's Warley exhibition, with photos and video from the show as well as updates on projects from various manufacturers.
Class 73 - BR's Southern Stalwarts
By Jack Morgan - Friday 16 November 2018
After looking at where the Class 73s are today; Simon Bendall heads back in time to explore how the electro-diesels were used throughout the nationalisation period.
Electro-Diesels for the 21st Century
By Jack Morgan - Wednesday 14 November 2018
Simon Bendall looks at the Class 73 conversion programme, enabling these 50+ year old "go anywhere" locos to continue operating.
Network Rail Employs the 'Minions'
By Jack Morgan - Monday 12 November 2018
Simon Bendall looks at the converted Class 73 electro-diesel "Minions" employed by Network Rail.
Model Railway News Roundup - October 2018
By Jack Morgan - Thursday 08 November 2018
Simon Bendall looks back at the major model railway announcements and news from across October 2018.
GB Railfreight takes on 'Tugs'
By Jack Morgan - Tuesday 06 November 2018
Not content with its 10 newly acquired 66s, GBRf also took on 10 of Colas Rails Class 60s this year. Simon Bendall investigates.
GB Railfreight's "Shed" Expansion
By Jack Morgan - Monday 05 November 2018
Simon Bendall looks into GBRf's expansion and upgrading of their Class 66 fleet across 2018.
Beilhack Snowplough Profile
By Jack Morgan - Thursday 01 November 2018
Simon Bendall takes a look back at the history behind the Beilhack Snowploughs, introduced by BR in the mid-80s.
New Parcel Despatch Record at Hattons!
By Jack Morgan - Wednesday 31 October 2018
We've smashed our previous despatch record due to our new Sale of the Century. Place your order now for pre-weekend despatch.
Great Electric Train Show 2018 Round-Up
By Jack Morgan - Monday 15 October 2018
Our round-up from the Great Electric Train Show featuring videos, photos and updates on upcoming projects.
Hattons enter Internet Retailing UK Top 500!
By Jack Morgan - Thursday 20 September 2018
We're proud to have been recognised as one of the IRUK Top 500 retailers.
Test Drive the New Hattons Site!
By Jack Morgan - Tuesday 18 September 2018
Take a look at our all-new website, which features a new look, enhanced search features and more.
Hattons Sure Sound & Rail Rumble - Class 66
By Jack Morgan - Monday 13 August 2018
Announcing Sure Sound and Rail Rumble! Check out the new sound for our forthcoming Class 66 project.
Hatton's Staff Issued with Hydration Challenge!
By Jack Morgan - Wednesday 27 June 2018
Find out more about our Hydration Challenge, ensuring our team are aware of the importance of keeping hydrated!
The London Festival of Railway Modelling 2018 Round-Up
By Jack Morgan - Tuesday 27 March 2018
We recently attended the LFoRM at Ally Pally. Check out photos and a video from the show here.
Beilhacks In Action!
By Jack Morgan - Friday 02 March 2018
With the recent snowfall across the UK, the Beilhack snowploughs have sprung into action!
Model Rail Scotland 2018
By Jack Morgan - Monday 26 February 2018
We had an incredible time at Model Rail Scotland 2018 over the weekend. See photos and a video from the show here.
British Model Railway Awards 2017 - The Results!
By Jack Morgan - Friday 23 February 2018
The results are in for the BMRA 2017, a huge thank you to all who voted!
British Model Railway Awards 2017
By Jack Morgan - Wednesday 17 January 2018
We have been nominated for four categories in the BMRA 2017. Find out more here.
Hatton's Behind the Scenes Videos
By Jack Morgan - Wednesday 03 January 2018
Watch our Behind the Scenes videos, showcasing who we are and what we do!