Model Railway News Roundup - Jan/ Feb 2019
- Friday, October 4, 2019
Your round-up of the major model railway news and announcements from across January & February 2019.
Model of the Year Awards 2018
- Monday, February 18, 2019
See how Hattons performed in the Model of the Year Awards by Model Rail Magazine.
British Model Railway Awards 2018
- Friday, January 25, 2019
We're pleased to reveal our results in the annual British Model Railway Awards!
Exhibition Calendar 2019
Check out the exhibitions we'll be attending throughout 2019.
Model Railway News Roundup - November 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
- Monday, May 20, 2019
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
- Monday, July 15, 2019
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
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
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'
- Thursday, November 15, 2018
Simon Bendall looks at the converted Class 73 electro-diesel "Minions" employed by Network Rail.
Model Railway News Roundup - October 2018
Simon Bendall looks back at the major model railway announcements and news from across October 2018.
GB Railfreight takes on 'Tugs'
- Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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
Simon Bendall looks into GBRf's expansion and upgrading of their Class 66 fleet across 2018.
Beilhack Snowplough Profile
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!
- Wednesday, October 31, 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
- Thursday, October 18, 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!
- Thursday, October 10, 2019
We're proud to have been recognised as one of the IRUK Top 500 retailers.
Test Drive the New Hattons Site!
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
Announcing Sure Sound and Rail Rumble! Check out the new sound for our forthcoming Class 66 project.
Hatton's Staff Issued with Hydration Challenge!
- Wednesday, June 27, 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
We recently attended the LFoRM at Ally Pally. Check out photos and a video from the show here.
Beilhacks In Action!
- Friday, March 2, 2018
With the recent snowfall across the UK, the Beilhack snowploughs have sprung into action!
Model Rail Scotland 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!
- Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The results are in for the BMRA 2017, a huge thank you to all who voted!
British Model Railway Awards 2017
We have been nominated for four categories in the BMRA 2017. Find out more here.
Hatton's Behind the Scenes Videos
Watch our Behind the Scenes videos, showcasing who we are and what we do!