News

  • First show for 2024

    The first show is Warnambool in VIC ( where odd ball was filmed)  13 and 14th of January  Gopher models will have a small amount of stock and Phil ...
  • October long weekend 2023

    The first ever Oberon model railway exhibition is on the October long weekend (30/9 - 3/10) They won't be a gopher models store but we will be ther...
  • Next exhibition Gopher models will be attending.

    The next show is AMRA at the show grounds in Melbourne, Victoria. 5-6th August 2023.  
  • 38 class locomotives in all their glory

    Here are three examples of what you can do with your 38 class kit, two beautiful streamlined examples and one unstreamlined, the green locomotives ...
  • New model news!!!

    Great news, the 38 class in both streamlined and standard versions are available again with a Kato chassis. When ordering please state which colo...
  • Private Owner Non-Air and Government LCH Hoppers now available

    Now available in packs of five are the Government LCH and Private Owner Non-Air Hoppers. Private Owner Non-Air Hoppers The private owner coal hopp...
  • How to remove capacitors from Gopher Models locomotives

    Text and photos courtesy of Tony Scott The problems some people have had with poor running of the Gopher Model’s 42, 44, B, S and GM class diesel l...
  • RAAF recruitment train special

    Available now, and running at "Twenty Three" which is next to the BadgerBits/Gopher Models stand, is the RAAF Recruiting Train. The book Coaching ...
  • Examples of beautifully weathered rolling stock

    Examples of magnificently weathered rolling stock, imagine your layout with these running on them!
  • We are at the Hills Model Railway Exhibition

    Don’t forget we are at the Hills Model Railway Exhibition in Stanhope Gardens at the Stanhope Gardens leisure Centre 9-5 Saturday and 9-4 Sunday. ...
  • 44 class update

    For those who questioned the Red Terror 44 Class colour scheme, you were correct about the inaccuracy, and after constant talks with the factory, ...
  • Bulldog update

    Regarding the comments on the locos, the locos were only painting samples and thanks for your input. Changes have to be made and they have been su...