My Little Trains


We sell good quality model Wrenn trains including rolling stock, engines, coaches, carriages and wagons.

Postage: £4.95. Economy Delivery

Delivery: Estimated within 4 working days.

14 days refund, buyer pays return postage.

Brief History of Wrenn, Basildon (1966 to 1992)

Welcome to the world of Wrenn, with particular emphasis on the Bowlers Croft, Basildon Era, 1966 to 1992 when the Wrenn factory closed. This spans four main distinctive periods.

  • Period 1 (Early Wrenn 1966-1969)
  • Period 2 (Triang/Wrenn 1969-1972)
  • Period 3 (7.5p Box Type 1972-1980)
  • Period 4 (W7304 Box Type 1980-1992)

Key milestones in the evolution of the Company from 1966 until 1992 are for seen as follows;

  • 1966 Wrenn absorbed by Line Brothers who owned Hornby Dublo, and tooling used to launch first Wrenn Loco "Cardiff Castle. More followed - Period 1 commences.
  • 1967 Wrenn launch "N" Gauge railway product range, which were manufactured by Lima, Italy, and supplied to the UK market in Wrenn "packaging"
  • 1969 Group decision to brand and market new Wrenn products as "Triang/Wrenn" - Period 2 commences -Pullmans appear
  • 1972 Wrenn seperates from Lines Brothers Group - Period 3 commences, and an increased selection of Locomotives/Pullmans/Wagons
  • 1980 Period 4 commences with more Private Owner Wagons, extensive range of Pullmans and Locomotives
  • 1992 Wrenn purchased by Dapol, and production initially shifted to Winsfiord, Cheshire, and then to Llangollen, Wales. - Period 4 ends. Only Wrenn wagons issued - Dapol packaging.

Wrenn is the last of the true "British Diecast" Locomotives in "OO " GAUGE. It is true to say they still have one of the largest range of Private Owner Wagons on the UK "OO" Gauge market.


Freight Wagons


Goods Brake Vans

Wrenn W4310 Brake van

Brake van


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Wrenn W4311P Guards van LMS

Guards van LMS


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Wrenn W5020 Bulk Grain 'Kelloggs'

Bulk Grain 'Kelloggs'


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Wrenn W5045 Grain wagon Quaker Oats

Grain wagon Quaker Oats


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Wrenn W4666 Salt Wagon 'Sifta'

Salt Wagon 'Sifta'


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Wrenn W5018 Salt Wagon 'Star salt'

Salt Wagon "Star salt"


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Tank Wagon

Wrenn W5013 6 Wheeled wagon St Ivel

6 Wheeled wagon St Ivel


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Ventilated Van

Ventilated Van


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Wrenn W5033 Ventilated Van SR

Ventilated Van SR


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Wrenn W5046 Ventilated Van Walls

Ventilated Van Walls


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Wrenn W5047 Ventilated Van Bisto

Ventilated Van Bisto


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