While our ballast wagons have been hogging most of the limelight in recent weeks, we have been working away on the cement bubbles in the background. We have just finished specifying the livery graphic details for our factory in China which you can see below. Also, we were not too happy with some[…]
What’s better than a fresh out of the box model featuring the highest levels of detail? One that is beautifully weathered! Our Technical Director decided to weather a pack of our ballast wagons up using a mixture of interactive weathering powders and washes. The end result is something quite special Have you weathered your ballast[…]
IRM will be attending the forthcoming show with Ballast Wagon packs in stock for sale! Talbot Hotel Stillorgan Sunday June 11th 10.30 am – 3 pm A very special show with something for all collectors, organised by Chris Dyer Shows, at the superb 4* TALBOT HOTEL, STILLORGAN, CO.DUBLIN which is located alongside the main N11 dual-carriageway[…]
As you may have seen elsewhere, our first production item, the CIE ballast hopper wagon, has arrived from China! We have been working tirelessly to dispatch pre-orders to our customers over the past couple of weeks, a herculean task in itself! It was a proud moment for the team to see a van loaded with cartons of[…]
Irish Railway Models will be at the North Down Model Railway Society annual model railway exhibition on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April 2017. The IRM team will be located at trade stand 6, and we will have our Ballast Wagon Packs for collection and sales at the show, as well as engineering samples of our[…]
The countdown to delivery of the CIÉ/Irish Rail ballast hoppers has begun! The finished products departed the factory in China yesterday and are currently being airfreighted to Dublin, where we are expecting them to arrive in the coming days. Once the shipment has cleared customs, we will begin a thorough quality control process. As this[…]
We recently took delivery of the decorative sample of our forthcoming CIÉ/Irish Rail ballast hopper and thought you’d like to see it. Apart from some minor issues, we’re very happy with how its progressing and hope to be able to announce a definitive delivery schedule shortly. Save
Irish Railway Models Ltd today announces that it has ceased its working arrangement with DJ Models Ltd for its upcoming CIÉ/Irish Rail ballast wagon and cement ‘bubble’ wagon projects with immediate effect and will now deal directly with a factory in China for the production of these models. It is envisaged that only minimal disruption[…]
DUBLIN TOY & TRAIN SALE. A very special show with something for all collectors, organised by Chris Dyer Shows. On SUNDAY 13th. NOVEMBER 2016 at the superb 4* TALBOT HOTEL, STILLORGAN, CO.DUBLIN which is located alongside the main N11 dual-carriageway which heads west from Dublin City Centre. 10.30am to 3.00pm. 85 tables packed by many[…]
Irish Railway Models (IRM), today announces that it is to produce the distinctive ‘Tara Mines’ bogie ore wagon in 4mm (OO) scale. The Tara Mines wagon were built by CIÉ in 1977 for Tara Mines Ltd to convey zinc and lead ore from their mine near Navan, Co. Meath to Dublin Port for export. They[…]
Who we are
Irish Railway Models works closely with leading industry professionals and factories utilising cutting edge manufacturing methods to produce accurate and finely detailed ready-to-run scale miniatures of Irish railway rolling stock. As a company run by railway modellers for railway modellers, we are committed to achieving the highest standards at all stages of production, from initial research of prototypes right through to final delivery to the customer. We'd love to hear from you about our planned or future potential products!
Two-axle ballast/mineral hopper wagon
Two-axle bulk cement 'bubble' wagon
"Tara mines" bogie Ore wagon
To be Announced
Two-axle ballast wagon multi-packs
Triple packs of this long-lived Ballast Wagon are now available to order.
Two-axle cement ‘bubble’ Wagon
Production of this Iconic wagon is well underway – order your packs now!
‘Tara Mines’ bogie ore wagon
CAD and planning is now complete on this project, with expected delivery in 2017