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OO gauge or OO scale (also spelled 00 gauge and 00 scale) model railways are the most popular standard-gauge model railway tracks in the United Kingdom. [1]

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Airfix

Airfix is a UK manufacturer of injection-moulded plastic scale model kits of aircraft and other objects.

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Bachmann Branchline

Bachmann Branchline is an English 00 gauge model railway manufacturer.

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Bing (company)

Bing or Gebrüder Bing ("Bing brothers") was a German toy company founded in 1863 in Nuremberg, Germany by two brothers, Ignaz Bing and Adolf Bing, originally producing metal kitchen utensils, but best remembered for its extensive lines of model trains and live steam engines.

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British Rail

British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.

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British Rail Class 25

The British Rail Class 25 diesel locomotives were also known as Sulzer Type 2.

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Dapol

Dapol Ltd is a Welsh model railway manufacturer based in Chirk, Wales.

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EM gauge

EM gauge (named for the track gauge of a nominal Eighteen Millimetres) is a variant of 4 mm to a foot (1:76) scale used in model railways.

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Heljan

Heljan A/S is a Danish model railway company based in Søndersø.

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HO scale

HO or H0 is a rail transport modelling scale using a 1:87 scale (3.5 mm to 1 foot).

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Hornby Railways

Hornby Railways is a British model railway brand.

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Lima (models)

Lima S.p.A (Lima Models) was a brand of railway models made in Vicenza, Italy, for almost 50 years, from the early 1950s until the company ceased trading in 2004.

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Lionel Corporation

Lionel Corporation was an American toy manufacturer and retailer that was in business from 1900 to 1995.

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LNER Class A3 4472 Flying Scotsman

LNER Class A3 4472 Flying Scotsman is a Pacific steam locomotive built in 1923 for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) at Doncaster Works to a design of Nigel Gresley.

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Meccano Ltd

Meccano Ltd was a British toy company established in 1908 by Frank Hornby in England to manufacture and distribute Meccano and other model toys and kits created by the company.

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N scale

N scale is a popular model railway scale.

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OO9

OO9 is a model railway scale and gauge combination of 4 mm scale and gauge tracks, which models a prototype track gauge of.

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Peco

Peco is a UK-based manufacturer of model railway accessories, especially trackwork, based at Pecorama, Beer in South Devon, England.

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Protofour

Protofour or P4 is a set of standards for model railways allowing construction of models to a scale of 4 mm to 1 foot (1:76.2), the predominant scale of model railways of the British prototype.

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Rail transport modelling

Railway modelling (UK, Australia and Ireland) or model railroading (US and Canada) is a hobby in which rail transport systems are modelled at a reduced scale.

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Rail transport modelling scales

Rail transport modelling uses a variety of scales (ratio between the real world and the model) to ensure scale models look correct when placed next to each other.

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Railroad switch

A railroad switch, turnout, or points is a mechanical installation enabling railway trains to be guided from one track to another, such as at a railway junction or where a spur or siding branches off.

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Rosebud Kitmaster

Rosebud Kitmaster was the brand name of a short-lived but critically acclaimed range of plastic assembly kits, manufactured in the UK by Rosebud Dolls Ltd of Raunds, Northamptonshire.

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Standard-gauge railway

A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.

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Trix (company)

Trix is a German company that originally made Trix metal construction sets.

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00n3

00n3 is the description given to modelling narrow gauge railways in 4 mm scale with gauge track.

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4 mm scale

4 mm scale is the most popular model railway scale used in the United Kingdom.

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Redirects here:

00 gauge, 00 gauge railway, 00 scale, 1:76 scale, OO scale.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OO_gauge

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