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Click on the links below to enjoy the latest news, in-depth layout features and much more on Key Model World, all from your favourite monthly model railway magazine.

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Hornby Magazine February 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM164, February 2021 - which marks the launch of Hornby's 2021 range! Read our full eight-page preview to all the new 'OO' gauge locomotives, rolling stock and accessories which are coming from Hornby in 2021. Plus we review Bachmann's all-new model of the Class 20/3 for 'OO', tour three stunning layouts, show how to install the Faller Car System, bring you the latest model railway news, reviews and more. Read the full magazine in PDF format here and check out our latest video content in the Online Exclusives section.

VIDEO: Hornby 2021 catalogue launch

The first Hornby Magazine Show of 2021 is here and its a special edition to reveal and discuss the all-new catalogue from 'OO' gauge model manufacturer Hornby. Join Mike and Richard in the Hornby Workshop for this in-depth video guide to Hornby's new products for the year ahead.

Accurascale reveals TPE Mk 5a Nova 3 EPs

Having showcased its forthcoming 'OO' gauge Caledonian Sleeper Mk 5 carriages earlier in the week, Accurascale has revealed progress on its new Transpennine Express Mk 5a Nova 3 carriages for 'OO'.

First EP for Accurascale's Mk 5 Caledonian Sleepers

Accurascale has taken delivery of the first Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of its forthcoming 'OO' gauge Mk 5 Caledonian Sleeper carriages for evaluation by the project's development team.

Heljan's 'OO' ETHEL on the horizon

Heljan's eagerly-awaited newly-tooled 'OO' gauge Class 25 Bo-Bo diesels are expected to arrive during February.

VIDEO: Hornby's BR Mk 1 RB for 'OO' gauge

Hornby has released its latest BR Mk 1 carriage for 'OO' gauge - the Restaurant Buffet. Join Mike Wild in the Hornby Magazine workshop as he takes a closer look on video ahead of our review in HM165.

Heljan's new 'O' gauge Class 26 breaks cover

Heljan has received the first Engineering Prototype (EP) sample of its forthcoming 'O' gauge Class 26 Bo-Bo (HM162), which has also been hand-painted by Brian Daniels to provide a taste of what is to come.

KMRC LSWR Road Van approved for production

Kernow Model Rail Centre's (KMRC) forthcoming 'OO' gauge LSWR/SR Diagram 1541 10ton Road Van has been approved for production.

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The world of plastic kit modelling is diverse covering aircraft, military vehicles, cars and more. Click on the links below to start your journey with detailed content from Airfix Model World.

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Airfix Model World February 2021

Welcome to Airfix Model World February 2021 featuring full coverage of the Airfix 2021 catalogue launch, exclusive model builds, the latest news, product reviews and more. Read the full issue in PDF format here or dip into our reformatted online features for KeyModelWorld at your leisure.

AIRFIX 2021: DE HAVILLAND DELIGHTS!

Modelling as a hobby appears to have undergone a renaissance last year, and if Airfix’s release schedule for 2021 is anything to go by, it will continue to strengthen.

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BIRTH OF THE RAVEN

Hasegawa’s ageing 1/72 EF-111A Raven still earns its stripes, as Massimo Santarossa discovers.

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COLD WAR SWINGER

In his first build for AMW, Matthew Porter takes his time to add aftermarket detail to Revell’s hefty 1/32 Tornado GR.1

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AVIATION LEGEND

Dean Large tackles Dora Wings' newly tooled 1/48 Lockheed Vega 5B, which represents the record-setting aircraft flown by Amelia Earhart.

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Show Guide

Welcome to the new online events listing for Hornby Magazine and Airfix Model World. Due to the recent coronavirus pandemic, most modelling events have been cancelled or postponed, so please check with the event organisers that events are running before travelling. Check back for updates as this guide will be updated regularly.

Latest Events

CANCELLED: Canterbury Model Railway Exhibition

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Annual model railway exhibition hosted by the City of Canterbury Model Railway Society. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Model Rail Scotland

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Annual model railway show hosted by the Association of Model Railway Societies in Scotland (AMRSS). *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: New Mills and District Railway Modellers Exhibition

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Annual model railway exhibition hosted by New Mills and District Railway Modellers. *Please note this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Wombourne Model Railway Show

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Model Railway Show hosted by Midarc. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Basingstoke Model Railway Exhibition

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Annual event hosted by Basingstoke and North Hants Model Railway Society. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

ELMRO Model Railway Exhibition

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Bawdeswell Model Railway Exhibition

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Annual model railway exhibition hosted by 32A model railway club.

Modelling Extravaganza

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Annual modelling event hosted by Hoddesdon Model Railway Club. As well as layouts, features also include working fairground models, radio-controlled boats and road vehicles.

Midlands Garden Rail Show

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STOKE MODEL SHOW

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Stoke Model Club will host its annual show on August 22, 2021.

CANCELLED: Canterbury Model Railway Exhibition

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Canterbury, United Kingdom

Annual model railway exhibition hosted by the City of Canterbury Model Railway Society. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Model Rail Scotland

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Annual model railway show hosted by the Association of Model Railway Societies in Scotland (AMRSS). *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Kenav Online Virtual Model Railway Exhibition

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Virtual event hosted by Kenavon Railway Society, as a replacement for its annual show which has been cancelled this year, due to the pandemic. *Please note, this event has now been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: New Mills and District Railway Modellers Exhibition

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High Peak, United Kingdom

Annual model railway exhibition hosted by New Mills and District Railway Modellers. *Please note this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Wombourne Model Railway Show

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

Model Railway Show hosted by Midarc. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Basingstoke Model Railway Exhibition

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Annual event hosted by Basingstoke and North Hants Model Railway Society. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

ELMRO Model Railway Exhibition

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Blackburn, United Kingdom

Annual exhibition hosted by East Lancashire Model Railway (Charitable) Organisation (ELMRO). Event rescheduled from its usual January dates.

Bawdeswell Model Railway Exhibition

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Dereham, United Kingdom

Annual model railway exhibition hosted by 32A model railway club.

Modelling Extravaganza

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Broxbourne, United Kingdom

Annual modelling event hosted by Hoddesdon Model Railway Club. As well as layouts, features also include working fairground models, radio-controlled boats and road vehicles.

Midlands Garden Rail Show

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Annual Midlands Garden Rail Show at Warwickshire Event Centre - rescheduled from usual March date to May 22/23 2021.