DCC sound specialist, full repaints, renumbering and weathering commisions. Limited editions.
Previously submitted Customer Comments
Jim , Halifax -
19 Jul 2017 -
I have used Olivia's Trains for almost 8 years now and they have been excellent with all my locomotives having sound fitted along with all the extras like smoke, firebox flicker, lights front and rear if required. Over the years I have had over one hundred locos with all the above features and I am happy to continue our relationship for many years to come. They always advise me on any issues I raise, and more often than not perform miracles with what they can do. I would never attempt to do some of the work they take in their stride. What seems impossible to me they can do - it is not whether or not they can do things but how how would I like the finished product to be.
This is one of the best model railway shops in the Country in my opinion. Whatever you want from your railway - just ask and they will advise how to do it.
Absolutely Brilliant - Thankyou
Just wish they were nearer to where I live rather than 100 mile round trip - trouble is I would be there everyday.
Stephen , Bangor, Co Down -
04 Jul 2017 -
Ordered Olivia's sound fitted Dapol class 68 in 00. Weekend order (Friday) but was despatched very promptly on Monday. Well packaged and sound is great. Model lived up to the reviews but came with one of the directional lights not working. Contacted Olivia's by email and they (Neil) came back very quickly with a solution and alternatively said they would fix it if it was sent back. Solution worked so happy. All round great quality and excellent service. Second time I've bought from Olivia's and no complaints at all. Would buy sound fitted from them again.
Andrew , Sheffield -
29 May 2017 -
Ordered another class 76, my fourth locomotive now. This was purchased in the Easter sale (we pay the VAT). Arrived to exact specification with perfect weathering. The model run perfectly and is now running as part of my layout as a double header with a previously purchased one. Thank you to all the staff at Olivia's Trains for good quality items at a good price.
John , Melbourne Australia -
27 May 2017 -
I have found Neil and the team have answered all of my questions quickly and items that I purchased delivered quickly and efficiently. This kind of service is appreciated, particularly as I reside in Australia. All I can say is: THANK YOU.
Richard , Chesterfield -
27 May 2017 -
Ordered a new Pannier Tank today. Within minutes, I had an email saying I could collect it today. (I couldn't as it happened, but amazingly swift service.) Also recently returned a seized Ultima handset, which was exchanged under guarantee without question. Well done all at Olivia's trains!
Mark , Norwich -
22 May 2017 -
Ordered a Bachmann Class 105 DMU with several custom modifications including Olivia's sound as well as cab lights and an assortment of passengers and 2x Drivers. The completed model arrived on my doorstep within 5 working days and was absolutely perfect in every way, including the packaging. It was impossible to detect that the model had ever been opened up at all and every sound and lighting function worked perfectly, straight out of the box! I am delighted with the products and services which Olivia's Trains provides and I would unhesitatingly recommend this company to any discerning modeller.
Peter , Vancouver -
04 May 2017 -
One if not the best model railway shop I have ever visited. Knowledgeable, reliable, quick,efficient. Everything you need in terms of how to go about installing & running DCC. The staff are fun, engaging so plan to be there for an hour or two, because it is just too much fun talking to the boss about trains & model railways.
Dave , Christchurch, Uk -
02 May 2017 -
Since my first purchase from Olivia's Trains they have been the people I go to first for all my locomotive purchases. I have bought numerous locos from them - mostly weathered and sound-fitted - and have also sent locos purchased elsewhere for modification by the Olivia's team.
Their service is excellent and very efficient and they have a selection of stock to rival any other supplier I've come across.
The team at Olivia's have also been great at answering questions and offering advice, which is not always the case with some other retailers I have used.
Graham , 2 Wellington Terrace, Marsden,, West Yor -
29 Apr 2017 -
Visited the shop again yesterday taking a troublesome Bachmann Class 40. They gave the wheels a good clean, fitted stay alive and a sound chip. The service once again was spot on and the Class 40 now sounds great and runs like a dream. Lovely coffee too.
Chris , Coulsdon -
29 Apr 2017 -
Good friendly & knowledgeable service with a "smile" in the voice.
Had exactly what I wanted and despatched as soon as possible by Royal Mail, received within a few days.With a lack of any local model shops this was the best way to buy a limited issue loco.
Graham , Bolton -
29 Apr 2017 -
I was first struck by the large selection of stock on display and the ease with which I could spot items of interest. The knowledgeable staff then provide details of the options available. We then digressed into good driving practice and the relative performance of Class 31 and Class 40 locos before rounding off with thoughts on DCC. I will be calling in again.
Maurice , Crowthorne, Berkshire -
25 Apr 2017 -
I have been delighted to find Olivia's trains because they can do everything I like with locomotives, decoders, lights, stay- alive capacitors,and more, and their service is excellent and helpful especially with beginners like myself. Also returns and repairs have been no problem.
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