Welcome to Britannia Models

Your Online British & Canadian Model Train Destination!

If you are interested in Canadian or British model trains you have come to the right place.

We carry trains, diecast vehicles and accessories from companies such as Hornby, Bachmann Branchline, DJ Models, Dapol, Oxford Rail, Oxford Diecast, Corgi, Graham Farish, Metcalfe, Peco, Ratio, Wills and more.

We also carry Canadian HO trains from companies such as Rapido, Bowser, Atlas, InterMountain and more.

Phone: 604-465-5074

Email: info@britanniamodels.com

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


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Latest News

Oct 26, 2018

Rapido Trains today announced a new addition to 'The Super Continental Line' of smoothside HO scale coaches.

Rapido - Pullman-Standard Lightweight Dining Car - CN #1337 (Green) - Pre Order

The Pullman-Standard Lightweight Dining Cars, based off of the ones built for Canadian National in 1954, have been announced in a variety of paint schemes including CN Green & Gold, CN Black & White, VIA Rail Blue & Ontario Northland's 'Chevron' scheme.

Rapido - Pullman-Standard Lightweight Dining Car - CN #1339 (Black-White) - Pre Order

We are again offering a special pre-order price on these coaches. The Rapido Canadian MSRP is $129.95. Place your order by June 24, 2019 and you only pay $112.99!

Rapido - Pullman-Standard Lightweight Dining Car - VIA #1338 (Blue) - Pre Order

Rapido's Pullman-Standard Lightweight Dining Car models feature:

  • Full underbody detail including separate piping
  • 48 seats, 40 seats, or diner-lounge interior options
  • Multi-colour interior with separate chairs, tables and kitchen details
  • Tables have detailed place settings
  • Track-powered "Easy-Peasy" lighting operated by magnetic wand (included)
  • Capacitor installed for flicker-free lighting over dirty track
  • Super detailed 41-BNO-11 or 41-N-11 trucks with in-line brake shoes
  • Working, improved diaphrams with etched-metal end gates
  • Separate grab irons installed at the factory
  • Water jugs and marker lights included in the box for ultimate realism
  • Improved Macdonald-Cartier couplers installed at correct height
  • Long-shank couplers included for curves down to 18" radius

Make sure you place your pre-orders to secure one of these great coaches!

Rapido - Pullman-Standard Lightweight Dining Car - ONR #1407 'Moose River' (Chevron) - Pre Order

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Oct 25, 2018

Rapido Trains' Northern Pacific 10000-series DS Boxcars are in stock.

Rapido - NP 10000-Series DS Boxcar - Small Monad 1945-1950 #10490 - In Stock

We have #130005(1-4) NP Small Monad 1945-1950, #130008(1-7) NP Main Street 1951-1956 and #130012(1-4) NP Company Service 1956-1982. These highy detailed NP boxcars are only $49.99 each.

Rapido - NP 10000-series DS Boxcar - Main Street 1951-1956 #10080 - In Stock

Have you seen Rapido's YouTube video of them yet? They look great! And I will admit, that was quite a nice London taxi cab... Watch the video, you'll understand!

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Oct 16, 2018

We have the brand new Bachmann 58817 Paxton in stock from the HO Thomas & Friends range for $129.99. 

Paxton - In Stock

We also have restocks of Bill & Ben for $109.99 each.

Bill - In Stock

The Thomas & Friends line of products come fitted with hook and loop couplers and are compatible with all our OO gauge rolling stock items.

Ben - In Stock

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Oct 4, 2018

Our latest shipment from England has arrived and we have some exciting new models in stock!

LNER A4 4-6-2 #4493 'Woodcock' (Apple Green) - In Stock

The latest arrival for steam locomotives include a new release of one of Gresley's finest achievements, the A4. R3630 LNER A4 4-6-2 #4493 'Woodcock' in Apple Green is $209.99 Canadian.

LMS Rebuilt Patriot 4-6-0 #5521 'Rhyl' (Lined Black) - In Stock

R3614 LMS Rebuilt Patriot 4-6-0 #5521 'Rhyl' in LMS Lined Black and no smoke deflectors along with R3633 BR Rebuilt Patriot 4-6-0 #45534 'E. Tootal Broadhurst' in BR Lined Green with Early Crest are both in stock for $209.99.

BR Rebuilt Patriot 4-6-0 #45534 'E. Tootal Broadhurst' (Lined Green - Early Crest) - In Stock

Fans of the Southern Regions 3rd rail electric system will be happy to see Hornby's latest release of the Brighton Belle Pullman train. We have one R3606 5-BEL pair of end cars (one motorised and one not) in BR Pullman colours with Small Yellow Panels still available for $249.99. The R4871 coach pack to go with it is unfortuantely now sold out.

5-BEL 'Brighton Belle' Pullman (BR Umber & Cream - SYP) - In Stock

Class 87 #87035 'Robert Burns' (BR Blue) - In Stock

A highly anticipated arrival is the long awaited BR Class 87 electric locomotive first announced in 2017. R3580 Class 87 #87035 'Robert Burn' (BR Blue) and R3582 Class 87 #87010 'King Arthur' (BR Intercity Swallow) are both in stock for $209.99. Both of these models are sold out at Hornby so be sure to not miss out!

Class 87 #87010 'King Arthur' (BR Intercity 'Swallow') - In Stock

Class 43 HST #43078 and 43079 (BR Intercity 'Swallow') TTS Sound - In Stock

Pictured above, the R3602TTS Class 43 HST #43078 'Golowan Festival Penzance' & #43079 (BR Intercity Swallow) twin pack is in stock for $339.99. The Class 43's come fitted with Hornby's TTS Sound decoder.

Class 50 #50040 'Leviathan' (BR Blue Large Logo) - In Stock

R3653 Class 50 #50040 'Leviathan' (BR Blue with Large Arrows) is $229.99 and R3658 Class 50 #50033 'Glorious' (BR Network SouthEast) is $219.99.

Class 50 #50033 'Glorious' (BR Network South East) - In Stock

A surprise came from Hornby in August when they announced the R3660 Class 56 #56303 (Devon & Cornwall Railways Green) which is now in stock for $219.99.

Class 56 #56303 (Devon & Cornwall Railways - Green) - In Stock

SR Maunsell Kitchen/Dining 1st Class #7869 (Olive Green) - In Stock

For coaches, the first new tooling of 2018 has arrived in the form of Maunsell Kitchen/Dining 1st Class coach. R4816 SR Maunsell Kitchen/Dining 1st Class #7869 (Olive Green) is in stock for $64.99 while R4817 BR Maunsell Kitchen/Dining 1st Class #S7946S (Green) pictured below is now sold out both at Hornby and here at Britannia Models. Update - both R4816 & R4817 are now sold out.

BR Maunsell Kitchen/Dining 1st Class #S7946S (Green) - Sold Out

We have received the latest batch of SR 58' Maunsell Rebuilt ex-LSWR 48' coaches in Olive Green. R4717A 8-Compartment Brake 3rd, R4718A 6-Compartment Brake 3rd, R4719A 6-Compartment Brake Composite and R4720A 9-Compartment 3rd are all in stock for $64.99 each.

SR 58' Rebuilt (ex LSWR 48') 8 Compartment Brake 3rd #2636 'Set 42' (Olive Green) - In Stock

R4860 Pullman J Type 'Devon Belle' Observation Car 'No. 13' is in stock for $109.99. This coach would look great on the back of any Pullman train!

Pullman J Type 'Devon Belle' Observation Car No.13 (Umber & Cream) - In Stock

NCB 21 Ton Hopper Wagon #72542 (Natioanl Coal Board Grey) - In Stock

For wagons we have R6837 BR Coke Wagon 20-Ton $29.99, R6843 BR 21-Ton Hopper $24.99, R6844 NCB 21-Ton Hopper $24.99, R6846 YGB 'Seacow' Ballast Wagon $39.99 and R6847 OTA Timber Wagon with Parallel Stanchions $34.99.

YGB 'Seacow' Ballast Wagon #DB980053 (EWS Maroon) - In Stock

GWR Dean Goods 0-6-0 #2534 with Snow Plough - In Stock

From Oxford Rail we have received the OR76DG005 GWR Dean Goods 0-6-0 #2534 with Snow Plow for $169.99. The plow comes as an accessory in the box with the item. Also in is the OR76MW4009 4 Plank Wagons - Mount Sorrel Granite #443 for $18.99.

4 Plank Wagon - Mount Sorrell Granite #443 - In Stock

Oxford - Messerschmitt KR200 - Light Blue

From Oxford Diecast we have many new OO scale vehicles ranging from bubble cars to buses to even back hoe's with the Union Jack on them! All these items are listed on our Cars and Vehicles section.

Oxford - JCB 3CX Eco Backhoe Loader - Union Jack

We have also received some restock 1/87 HO scale cars and some brand new ones from Oxford Rail including 87BC55005 1955 Buick Century (Black/White) for $10.99.

Oxford - 1955 Buick Century - Black/White

For those who like 1/72 scale model planes and RCAF aircraft you will like the 72AA006 Avro Anson AA for $59.99.

Oxford - Avro Anson AA - RCAF No.1 SFTS #AA6013

We also have a new 1/43 police car from Corgi in stock. VA14005 Vauxall Carlton 2.6L West Mercia Constabulary in stock for $44.99.

Corgi - Vauxhall Carlton 2.6Li - West Mercia Constabulary

Lastly, have you seen the latest images from Oxford Rail for the OR76BOOM01 WWI Boche Buster Railgun & ROD Dean Goods and the OR76BOOM02 Gladiator WWII Railgun? These are sure to be one of the most impressive peices of rolling stock on anyones model railway! These are due in Q4 2018.

WWI Boche Buster & ROD Dean Goods 0-6-0 #ROD2330 - Pre Order

That wraps up this latest news. Have you checked out or Fall-ing Prices Sale? We have lots of Hornby locomotives at great prices! It's a good chance to get started on some early Christmas shopping or pick something up for yourself! The sale continues until the end of October.

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Sep 14, 2018

Rapido Trains have posted on their YouTube channel a new video showcasing the highly anticipated HO scale Canadian Pacific Royal Hudson Class 4-6-4 steam locomotive!

Rapido - CPR Class H1e Royal Hudson 4-6-4 #2863 - Pre Order

The Rapido pre-order deadline is fast approaching! September 30th is the last day you can guarantee to receive one of these models.

DCC Sound MSRP is $699.99. The Britannia price is $609.99.

DC Silent MSRP is $599.99. The Britannia price is $534.99.

Don't miss out getting a model one of the most iconic locomotives to ever grace Canadian rails!

Rapido - CPR Class H1e Royal Hudson 4-6-4 #2863 - Pre Order

Rapido Trains have pushed back the pre-order deadlines for the HO scale GE B36-7, MLW/Alco FA-2/FPA-2, MLW/Alco FB-2/FPB-2 and New Haven EP-5 'Jet' locomotives to February 11, 2019. With this in mind, we are going to extend our special pre-order prices for affected items until the new deadline!

Rapido - GE B36-7 - BC Rail #3607 (BCOL - Red, White & Blue) - Pre Order

GE B36-7 in various paint schemes including accurately detailed BC Rail.

DCC Sound MSRP is $399.95. Britannia Models special pre order price for DCC Sound is $329.99!

DC Silent versions MSRP of $279.95. Britannia Models special pre-order price $239.99.

Rapido - MLW FPA-2 - CP #4096 (Multimark) - Pre Order

MLW FA-2/FPA-2 and Alco FA-2/FPA-2 models including CP Rail Multimark, Spokane Portland & Seattle (SP&S) and Burlington Northern pactched SP&S schemes are available.

DCC Sound versions MSRP $359.95. Britannia special pre-order price $309.99

DC Silent versions MSRP $249.95. Britannia discounted price $224.99.

Rapido - MLW FB-2 - CPR #4466 (Maroon & Grey - Script) - Pre Order

MLW FB-2/FPB-2 and Alco FB-2/FPB-2 models include Canada Pacific and Great Northern paint schemes.

DCC Sound versions MSRP $335.00. Britannia special pre-order price $289.99.

DC Silent versions MSRP $225.00. Britannia discounted price $199.99.

Rapido - New Haven EP-5 'Jet' - NH #377 (Delivery - No Vents) - Pre Order

New Haven EP-5 'Jet' electric locomotive comes in various New Haven schemes and Penn Central black and patched schemes.

DCC Sound versions MSRP $559.95. Britannia discounted price $469.99.

DC Silent versions MSRP $449.95. Britannia discounted price $384.99.

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