Just a reminder that the advance order discount for the forthcoming Minerva 0 gauge RTR Manning Wardle K Class 0-6-0ST locomotive will expire on 30th September 2018. Order forms are here or phone or email us.
We have approved the livery artwork for the Minerva 0 Gauge RTR Manning Wardle K 0-6-0ST. The drawings are attached. Please note that the shades on the blue and black drawings are much lighter than the actual colours on the finished models. The shade of blue is Prussian Blue Pantone... read more →
As demand for Minerva’s models in Australia has grown, as well as the costs associated with the shipping of individual models and recent imposition by the Australian Government of the new rules around collection of the Australian GST, Minerva Model Railways is delighted to announce that the specialist 7mm Scale... read more →
The first fully assembled working engineering prototype of the Minerva RTR 0 gauge Manning Wardle K Class 0-6-0ST locomotive arrived this week. As you see from the comparison with a Minerva GWR 57XX 0-6-0PT, she is a dainty thing of beauty and moves smoothly and elegantly. We are very pleased... read more →
Hornby magazine have put a video, with sound, of our 57xx Pannier in operation onto YouTube. It gives an excellent example of the way the sound system operates, and the link is here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TAGQmzR2jk
We are delighted to show the first pictures of our new model, in 'Works Grey'. As you can see, there is lots still to do, but we are happy that it is coming along so well, and look forward to the arrival of the prototype...with wheels!!!
A little quicker than even we expected, our limited edition 'Modernised' Minks have arrived safely and are now being despatched to customers who have already ordered. To the same standard as our other two iron bodied vans, but with replacement planked doors, they offer another option to modellers building a... read more →
We announce the production of two fine-scale RTR, injection-moulded 0 gauge models of the 'modernised' version of the Great Western Railway (GWR) Iron Mink steel-bodied goods van in 7mm scale (1:43.5, for 32mm standard gauge). It is the final phase of Minerva’s GWR Iron Mink programme and follows the Gunpowder... read more →
Tooling has started for the Minerva 0 Gauge RTR Manning Wardle K Class 0-6-0ST locomotive. Each model will be supplied with three different cabs designed to clip into the locomotive. The models will be supplied fitted with the full extended over-the-top weatherboard, with the large and small weatherboards supplied as... read more →
Chris Klein has been busy in our studio, taking some excellent portraits of our riveted Panniers. Scroll down to see them in their full glory!