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Tony Tieuli’s Auckland 1929 “Big Semi-Steel” Tram

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Tony Tieuli has assembled and painted our Auckland 1929 “Big Semi-Steel” Tram. He has done a fantastic job with the paintwork and the period ads look great on the car. Thanks Tony for letting me post the photos you sent … Continue reading

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Bruce Battle’s Chicago 3000/6000 series Car

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Bruce Battles has done it again. He has produced a wonderfully assembled and painted model of the Chicago 3000/6000 series car in HO scale. This car has maximum traction trucks and he has also produced photographs of the drive he’s … Continue reading

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A pair of Sydney P class Trams – by Bruce Battles

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Bruce Battles has done it again with his superb assembly and painting of a pair of P class Sydney trams. He tells me the coupled set look really cool in action on his oval test track. Car 1543 is the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2016 – New Models and Soon to be released!!

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Happy 2016 everyone and thank you for your support throughout 2015. This year brings the release of several new models both in HO and O scale. We are also experimenting with new construction techniques and alternative 3D printing companies to … Continue reading

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Hagerstown & Frederick Trolley – Completed model by Bruce Battles

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Bruce Battles has sent me photographs of his completed HO scale model of Hagerstown & Frederick Brill No. 172 He has done a wonderful job with the paintwork and is a real credit to him. He has fitted a Bull-Ant … Continue reading

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Brisbane Drop Centre Trams – Finished examples by Kym Smith

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A few days ago I was delighted to receive some photographs from Kym Smith of his completed Brisbane Drop Centre models. He has completed them in the 1930s colours and the later grey colour scheme. They look fantastic! Well done … Continue reading

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Sydney O Class Tram – O Scale version 2.0 has arrived!

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We are very excited at Traction Scale Models and Transit Classics as we have just released our fully re-engineered O scale model of the classic Sydney tram. The Sydney O Type tram. We have learned a lot from our very first release … Continue reading

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Melbourne W2 Class Tram – O Scale Model – Now Available!

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Traction Scale Models is working in conjunction with Transit Classics to bring you a Melbourne W2 Class model tram in O scale (1:43). We have been working hard over the last few months working from drawings supplied by Greg King … Continue reading

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Model Brisbane Tram – Drop Centre HO Scale 1:87

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The Brisbane Drop Centre tram modelled in HO scale 1:87 is now ready for purchasing on Shapeways. The model is designed to fit (with press studs) BEC maximum traction trucks. These can be obtained from http://www.bec-kits.co.uk/Trucks/bogies.htm Trolley poles can be … Continue reading

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Sydney Model P Class Tram HO Scale Released!

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The Sydney P class tram is now available in both ad free and with the 1950’s ad panel on the top fascia. This version of the model is illustrated below. Follow this link to view this model on Shapeways: http://shpws.me/D58V

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