Welcome to Britannia Models

Your Online British & Canadian Model Train Destination!

Britannia Models stocks British model trains in OO, N and O gauge along with Canadian HO, U.S. HO and European HO model trains. We carry track, diecast vehicles, buildings/kits, scenery items, tools, books and other model railway accessories.

Phone: 604-465-5074

Email: info@britanniamodels.com

Office Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm PST

Britannia Models will be Closed on Saturday Nov 9th to attend the Vancouver Train Expo. We will reopen on Tuesday Nov 12th.


Latest News

We have updated the Hornby estimated elease dates on many of the pre-order items. To find out the latest on when products are expected to be released in the UK, click on the items image to get more details on the model.

BR A4 4-6-2 #60028 'Walter K Whigham' (Experimental Blue/Purple) - Pre Order

Hornby has released some new images of some of the pre-order items including samples of the latest LNER A4 Pacific's.

  • R3701 BR A4 4-6-2 #60028 'Walter K Whigham' (Experimental Blue/Purple) - RRP $244.99 - Britannia Pre Order $220.99
  • R3737 BR A4 4-6-2 #60022 'Mallard' (Blue - Early Crest) - RRP $259.99 - Britannia Pre Order $233.99

BR A4 4-6-2 #60022 'Mallard' (Blue - Early Crest) - Pre Order

New images of R3745 Class 31 #31602 'Driver Dave Green' (Network Rail - Yellow) have been added to the website. RRP is $251.99 and Britannia's pre-order price is $226.99.

Class 31 #31602 'Driver Dave Green' (Network Rail - Yellow) - Pre Order

Ruston & Hornsby 48DS 0-4-0 #269595 (R&H Green) - Pre Order

Our next UK shipment will include the highly anticipated Hornby R3704 Ruston & Hornsby 48DS 0-4-0 in R&H Green. This cute little diesel shunter comes with a detachable flatcar fitted with electrical pick-ups. Measuring at less than two inches long, a 48DS will fit in pretty much any industry setting. You can pre-order your Ruston & Hornsby 48DS for only $103.99!

Ruston & Hornsby 48DS 0-4-0 #269595 (R&H Green) - Pre Order

From cute & small to fast & sleek, our next shipment will also include the latest release of Hornby's excellent Class 800 IEP Bi-Mode train in the form of R3609 Class 800/0 GWR #80003 'Queen Elizabeth II' & 'Queen Victoria'. The R3609 and R4870 together and save 10% on the two items. Both of these item numbers are sold out at Hornby and our stock levels are low so don't miss out!

Class 800/0 IEP Bi-mode 'Queen Elizabeth II' & 'Queen Victoria' (GWR Green) - Pre Order

We have also updated the Bachmann expected release schedule as well. Click on images on Bachmann pages to get the latest info. 

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Rapido MLW RS-18's have arrived!

We have a few HO scale Rapido RS-18 models left available and ready to ship. All customers who pre-ordered and received the pre-order pricing have been contacted.

Rapido - MLW Rebuilt RS-18 - CN #3151 (Tempo - No HEP) - In Stock

  • 32514 Rebuilt RS-18 CN #3151 (Tempo - No HEP) Sound - $359.95
  • 32015 Rebuilt RS-18 CN #3153 (Tempo - No HEP) DC - $249.95

Rapido - MLW RS-18 - CN #3112 (Noodle) - In Stock

  • 32010 RS-18 CN #3112 (Noodle) DC - $249.95

Rapido - MLW RS-18 - CN #3128 (Stripes) - In Stock

  • 32021 RS-18 CN #3128 (Stripes) DC - $249.95
  • 32023 RS-18 CN #3832 (Stripes) DC - $249.95

Rapido - MLW RS-18 - Undecorated (CP Version) - In Stock

  • 32045 RS-18 Undecorated (CP Version) DC - $249.95

We also have a few VIA Tempo coaches as well.

Rapido - VIA Tempo Coach #367 - In Stock

  • 131105 VIA Tempo Coach #367 - $119.95
  • 131106 VIA Tempo Coach #368 - $119.95
  • 131107 VIA Tempo Coach #370 - $119.95
  • 131108 VIA Tempo Coach #372 - $119.95

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Bowser HO Baldwin DS 4-4-1000 Canadian Pacific Maroon & Grey with Block Lettering. MSRP $289.95 US / $384.95 CAD. Britannia's price is $324.99.

Bowser - Baldwin DS 4-4-1000 - CP #7067 (Maroon & Grey - Block) - In Stock

DCC Lok Sound fitted - Bowser 24787 - Baldwin DS 4-4-1000 - CP #7067 (Maroon & Grey - Block) Sold Out

DCC Lok Sound fitted - Bowser 24788 - Baldwin DS 4-4-1000 - CP #7073 (Maroon & Grey - Block) below

Bowser - Baldwin DS 4-4-1000 - CP #7073 (Maroon & Grey - Block) - In Stock

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Dapol have released new painted samples of the forthcoming BR Class 21 & Class 29 diesel locomotives in OO. You can see all the pictures on our OO - Dapol page. Models are expected towards the end of 2019.

Class 29 #D6114 (BR Two Tone Green - SYP) - Pre Order

Above: 4D-014-001 Class 29 #D6114 (BR Two Tone Green - Small Yellow Panel)

Below: 4D-025-004 Class 21 #D6111 (BR Green - Small Yellow Panel)

Class 21 #D6111 (BR Green - SYP) - Pre Order

We have updated some images and expected release dates for Bachmann products. Items such as the newly tooled LNER J72/NER E1 0-6-0T are expected to be released in the UK from September to November 2019.

BR J72 0-6-0T #68696 (Black - Late Crest) - Pre Order

Above: 31-062 BR J72 0-6-0T #68696 (Black - Late Crest)

Below: 31-519 Class 158 2-Car DMU #158766 (GWR Green)

Class 158 2-Car DMU #158766 (GWR Green) - Pre Order

Click on images on their respective pages and you'll get information on UK RRP prices and expected releases.

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