Tooling is now complete for the 3 variants of the GW Minks that we announced at the end of October. A photo of the last one, the twin vent model is attached below. I am pleased to say that advance orders for all three have exceeded all our expectations, and... read more →
Just arrived is a photo of the test shot for the V12 variant of our forthcoming wooden Minks. Two down...one to go!!
In Christmas week we have 3 Pecketts on Cwmbach are....... to be sung to the tune of 3 Kings! In strange times, have the best Christmas you can, and thank you for all the support this year.
The first test shot of the V4 GW Mink has now been successfully made. All that is left is to add the running gear etc. and move on to the V12
New GW Wooden Minks On the 31st October, we announced the production of a series of fine-scale RTR, injection-moulded 0 gauge models of the Great Western Railway (GWR) MINK wooden-bodied goods van in 7mm scale (1:43.5, for 32mm standard gauge). They follow our successful GWR MINKS, Gunpowder vans and Opens... read more →
We have received a decorated sample for our forthcoming Teddy Bear. Although there are a couple of easily sorted issues (the green tops to the toolboxes and side footplate will be black) we are delighted with the model. We have run it on our test track (I do like playing... read more →
Stewart Fowler purchased one of our Gunpowder Vans a short while ago, and repainted it into the NE version. Rather nice, but sadly not available from Minerva!
Minerva Model Railways announce the production of a series of fine-scale RTR, injection-moulded 0 gauge models of the Great Western Railway (GWR) MINK wooden-bodied goods van in 7mm scale (1:43.5, for 32mm standard gauge). It follows Minerva’s successful GWR MINKS, Gunpowder vans... read more →
Back in March of this year, we launched our conversion kit for the 97xx Condensing Pannier. It is pleasing to report that it has sold very well, far more than the 11 prototypes that the Great Western built. One customer, Ray Plassard, has sent us the attached photographs of his... read more →