For some reason, we have not reported the work that Chris K has done converting one of our RTR Victories to the form modified in Great Western days with new, riveted tanks. He used our conversion kit to add the tanks, new dome, safety valves and oil pipe cover, together... read more →
We are delighted to announce the production of a finescale, injection-moulded 0 gauge model of the British Railways (BR) Class 14 0-6-0 diesel hydraulic locomotive in 7mm scale (1:43.5, for 32mm standard gauge). It is Minerva’s first venture into mainline diesel traction and delivery is expected by Spring 2020. The... read more →
Chris K has completed his first weathered Manning Wardle for a customer and we can post the photos now.
After fitting the first production sound chips and speakers, we found that with extra work, we could fit a larger speaker than that originally intended. The difference is noticeable, so we have made the decision to upgrade all sound fitted models to the new speaker. It will take a couple... read more →
We are pleased to announce the production of a fine-scale RTR, injection-moulded 0 gauge model of the Great Western Railway (GWR) OPEN A wooden-bodied goods wagon in 7mm scale (1:43.5, for 32mm standard gauge). It follows Minerva’s successful GWR IRON MINK and Gunpowder vans. The Great Western Railway... read more →
Just to update everyone, the Mannings have arrived in the UK. However with the need to organise transport, it is impossible to get any here in time to prepare for the Kettering show this Saturday. We are therefore very disappointed to say that they will not be available for collection... read more →
The first batch of Minerva 0 Gauge RTR Manning Wardle locomotives is expected leave Hong Kong by air-freight on Saturday 23rd February 2019. We will post news about the progress of the shipping as it is received. The waiting is nearly over!!!!
Manning Wardle News We are advised that the delivery of the new, smaller motors being manufactured for our Manning Wardles has been delayed by two weeks. They were due to our factory two days ago, but are not now expected until the 22nd January. This has disrupted production in our... read more →
As this is a very busy time for everyone, can we just say that our last day to order for a guaranteed delivery for Christmas is Friday 21st December. In case we forget, can we also wish you the compliments of the season, and thank you for your custom, support... read more →