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Latest News Friday 23rd October 2020

Latest News  Friday 23rd  October  2020  

"Despite the Current News We Are Still Open to Visitors this is So important you understand  The new Restictions imposed by Boris does not include the closure of the high street shops We are OPEN "

We are Still Buying in any Make or Gauge of Model Railways   Please ring us or send an e-mail with any lists .

Wanted  For Cash  Any Diesels and Stock BR Blue / Large Logo or Sectorisation  era 

Also any Hornby or Bachmann Thomas and Friends Locos , stock and sets  

We also Take Part Exchange Against any item Any Gauge


Shop Open under Coronavirus Guidelines please read the bottom of this page


Our High Street Shop is Located at

48 Bury Old Road,


North Manchester

M45 6TL                                   Nearest Tram Stop is Besses O' the Barn 300yds


Revised Opening Hours      Please tell your Friends

We are Now Open Tuesday  to Saturday 10am  until 5pm  

Closed Sundays and Mondays Until further Notice


New Deliveries


New from Oxford Rail

A selection of 12t Fuel tank wagons very smart indeed 

Conflix of London in Black

Carless petrol in Buff

Benzol Motor Fuel in Mustard 

Mobil in Black   all £  19.95 each



Now in Stock  is  R3856  Stanier Coronation Class 46257 City of Salford in BR Green  £179.95

Also now in stock are GBRf  / Caledonian Sleeper Class 47s  Class 60s in DB red 062 /100 .

Hornby  DRS Mk2f  Coaches R4966 / 67  are now in stock but as usual Hornby have slashed our pre order meaning we have no spare R4966s the Open Mk2  which will be hot ( our allocation are pre ordered) .   I see Hornby were selling them direct to the public on their own website on Friday and Saturday if you need any, keep an eye on that as they will drip feed the stock to the public ,  we have the brake ends in if they are of use



More from Hornby this week included the following

Hornby R3941 BR Class 9F heavy Freight in special sleeve box 1 to 1 collection

More Network Rail Mk2 Fs R4928 Line Pattern Coach  / R4946 Support Coach

R6961 24.5 Ton HAA Hopper Train load coal with Graffitti and weathering "  "

R6967 VTC 100t TEA Bogie tanker with graffitti and weathering  £29.50 e

R 4002/3/4   HST Stock Various BR MK3 coaches in IC Executive livery £35 e

R4931D/E R4933   Various Mk3 coaches in Virgin East Coast Livery £39 e

R6950 6 Plank Wagon T Harrison of Hollingwood Oldham in red £14.50e

Class 43 Network Rail HST Power Car pack in Network Rail Livery at £269



From Dapol

We have just had in a number of 7MM O Gauge Wagons such as The New Turbot Bogie Ballast Wagon in EWS and Dutch livery plus some  fruit vans / Banana vans and general Box vans and a high Bar wagon

The long awaited 7mm O Gauge  14xx 0-4-2 Tank in GWR Green and in BR Black are also now in stock

Dapol OO Gauge the very smart little B4 Southern Region 0-4-0 Dock Tanks are now in as well £99 each while stocks last.


In Stock Now  from Bachmann  OO Gauge

32-740 EMD Class 66847 in BR Blue Large Logo is in stock now £144

32-532A BR Class 55 Deltic 55003 Meld in Rail Blue  £159

32-035B BR Type 1 Class 20 in Railfreight red Stripe and DCC Sound  £199

Selection of GUV vehicles in BR Property Services and Motorail 

BR EE Type 4 Class 40142 in BR Blue Split Box  DC or DCC Sound  last few

SECR C Class in lined Green  a stunning Model £220

New OO gauge Wagons  Snowdrift Salt in Green and Stafford Salt in red

Weathered 16t Mineral Wagons always a good seller

We have just had aa load of Woodland scenics ballast in today and Foliage Clusters and OO /Ho Track bed

Graham Farish  N Gauge

The highly anticipated Stanier 8F is still en route via China and should be with us very soon , also hot on peoples wants list are the BR Class 31 Diesels in Railfreight Grey and BR Blue  due at the same time

Scenecraft arrivals yesterday included the following

4 Road Engine shed steam era 

Modern twin engine shed

Single road engine shed

Crew Mess Rooms

Oil Storage Tanks

Diesel Fuelling Point


In Stock Now .  Accurascale Models in OO and O , We have just been granted a franchise to stock these exiting and highly detailed Models.

Due Soon Class 37s all variants / Trans Pennine / Caledonian Sleeper  Mk5 Coach set and Various highly detailed freight stock wagon packs including the APCM Chemflow wagons in Blue Circle cement Livery , BR 24.5t HUO Hopper wagons in grey and KUA Nuclear Flask Wagon Packs and many more  all due in soon.

Follow this Link to take a look


Pre -Owned Stock  latest arrivals inlcude OO gauge 

All Mint and Boxed

Class 47s Prince William in Royal Train Claret

Class 47 BR Blue XP64  Limited Edition

Class 47       Anglia livery  rep Regional exclusive

32-530   EE DELTIC Prototype DP1 in Powder Blue 


We have just had in a lovely OO Gauge Model Rail Board measuring 8ft x 4 ft in 2 parts , built to the very highest spec by a firm from Wiltshire and features DC or DCC running complete with 2 main running tracks, sidings and 8 Motorized Peco points all built with cdu units on every point and very smart and thoughtful wiring easy plug fixings cost just last year £950 our price £495
Its designed to fit directly onto a flat surface such as a large dining table, if you would need legs adding will need adapting for a small fee , our resident handy man joiner Roger can easily do that , includes free delivery upto 30 miles of Manchester
Its all in great condition and unmarked , looks unused


Please take a look at our Ebay auction site    thelocoshed  where we auction many unusual items not normally mentioned here follow this safe link

Piko G Scale BR 080 Class 0-6-0 Tank with sound and Smoke  very clean

Bachmann G scale Thomas the tank Engine 

Piko G Scale  2 x  6 wheel DB Short coaches

Kitbuilt  OO Scale GWR  Class 1860 / 1875 Open cab Pannier Tank

Bachmann 32-031 Class 350 Desiro 4 car EMU London Midland Livery

Creative master North Cord Stagecoach Wright Eclipse Battle of Trafalgar  Bus

Corgi Wright Solar Fusion City of Bath Bendy Bus OO Scale

Locoshed Manchester Model Shop
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