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Cement Bubbles Due this September!

    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[…]

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Weathered Ballast Wagon examples!

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[…]

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Ballast Wagons Arrive with Pack A available once again!

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[…]

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Ballast hoppers en route!

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[…]

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IRM announce Tara Wagon

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[…]

MRSI October Bank Holiday Show

Irish Railway Models at the MRSI October Bank Holiday show

Irish Railway Models will be at the Model Railway Society of Ireland’s bi-annual October Bank Holiday model railway exhibition on the 29th, 30th and 31st of this month. The IRM team will be located at trade stand #D and we will have samples of our forthcoming ballast and cement bubble wagons on display. We will[…]

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Ballast hopper delivery update

As you may know, Irish Railway Models had hoped to have the production version of the ballast wagons ready for delivery in time for the MRSI’s October Bank Holiday Show. Unfortunately, this will not now be the case. When we received the first pre-production sample of the wagon we identified a number of minor issues[…]