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Explore the latest Hornby Magazine articles

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 2021: Ruston 88DS leads 2021 diesel and electric range

With development work continuing to Hornby’s new ‘OO’ gauge Class 390 APT and Class 91 electric from the 2020 range, this year sees the addition of two new tooling projects with the introduction of the Ruston and Hornsby 88DS 0-4-0 diesel shunter and detail revisions to the Sentinel 0-4-0 diesel shunter.

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HORNBY 2021: Carriages Galore

LEADING THE WAY FOR Hornby’s range of ‘OO’ gauge carriages and wagons for 2021 is a new series of four-wheel and six-wheel carriages in a wide choice of configurations and liveries.

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HORNBY 2021: RailRoad new items

HORNBY’S RailRoad range of models increases by 23 new locomotives this year, plus two train packs including steam and diesel locomotives in an array of colourful liveries.

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HORNBY 2021: TRAIN SETS

Hornby’s latest HM6000 analogue control system appears in a train set for the first time this year as part of the iTraveller 6000 train set (R1271M) forming one of three new train sets for 2021.

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HORNBY 2021: PLAYTRAINS

In 2021 Hornby is introducing an exciting new children’s range of interactive train packs and sets – Hornby Playtrains.

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2020 product release dates

Hornby has provided an update on the arrival timescales for its remaining all-new products from the 2020 range covering the Thompson 'A2s', 'W1', Class 91, BR '2MT', APT and 'Coronation' carriages for 'OO'.

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Ashdan Junction

The West Midlands in the 1970s is the setting for BARRY PLATT’S ‘OO’ gauge digital sound layout – which recaptures the times wonderfully. Read the full story here, originally published in HM121, and watch the video too. Photography, Mike Wild.

VIDEO: Hornby Magazine Show Christmas Special

Coming this tonight at 8pm and available to watch right here on KeyModelWorld is the Hornby Magazine Show Christmas Special. Join Mike, Mark and Richard to find out what has been happening on Topley Dale and start you Christmas celebrations with the Hornby Magazine team. The video will be ready to watch at 8pm on December 24 on this page.

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Explore the latest from Airfix Model World

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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HARD-HITTING ‘FRANK’

Modellers with Hasegawa’s small-scale Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate can add armament detail courtesy of CMK’s resin set.

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CONVOY PROTECTOR

IBG’s collection of G-, H-and I-class destroyer subjects is popular with maritime modellers thanks to its well-designed parts breakdown and incorporation of photo-etched components for railings, davits, ladders and radar housings.

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PILGRIMS’ PASSAGE

Revell’s Mayflower kit has been released to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrim Fathers’ emigration to North America.

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INDEPENDENCE SHOOTER

Rather than just reissue its Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship kits, Cyber-hobby has been updating them with each release.

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LUNAR GIFT SET

While commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings, Airfix’s lunar diorama is also timed perfectly to pick up on the renewed interest in space following recent SpaceX missions and Space Launch System developments.

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

STOKE MODEL SHOW

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

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