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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.

Latest in Hornby Magazine

Kernow receives 'Road Van' sample

Kernow Model Rail Centre has received the first engineering sample for its 'OO' gauge London South Western Railway (LSWR) 10ton 'Road Van'. The 'Road Vans' were introduced in 1884 by the LSWR and were late classed as SR Diagram 1541.

Railway Laser Lines range expands

Railway Laser Lines has recently added two new kits and three packs of safety fencing to its laser-cut range of railway buildings and accessories.

Heljan Class 17 revealed for 'O'

Heljan has revealed the first factory decorated sample of its new 'O' gauge Class 17 Bo-Bo Type 1 diesel. Production versions are expected to arrive in the shops before the end of 2020.

VIDEO: Grindley Brook

Hillingdon Railway Modeller's fabulous 7mm finescale layout is the subject of this video feature. Plus you can log in to KeyModelWorld to read the original feature from HM148.

VIDEO: The Hornby Magazine Show | August 2020

Available now is our monthly feature video from the Hornby Magazine team - the Hornby Magazine Show. This month this 50 minutes programme focuses on a full tour of our 'OO' gauge Southern Region layout Twelve Trees Junction, a visit to the Statfold Barn Railway and more.

VIDEO: Heljan revamped Class 37/0

Heljan has revamped its 2008 released 'O' gauge Class 37/0 for a new lease of life. Watch two of the releases in action on our 'O' gauge test track in this video feature.

VIDEO: HST takeover on Topley Dale

To mark the arrival of Hornby's new First and Last HST pack for 'OO' gauge, we staged a HST takeover on our test track Topley Dale to showcase the trains through the years.

VIDEO: Rocket double bill

Hornby's new standard edition Rocket train pack (R3810) is here. We take a closer look and showcase it running side by side with Hornby's Centenary edition pack (R3809) on our office test track in this video feature.

View all from Hornby Magazine 


 

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.

Latest in Scale Modelling / Planes

AMW118 September 2020 Feature Premium

Airfix Model World | September 2020 PDF reader

Welcome to the latest issue of Airfix Model World – AMW118, September 2020. This bumper Summer Special comes with an exclusive competition to win Airfix Battle of Britain related kits, a UK Model Shop Directory and a wide range of builds. Read the full issue in PDF format here or dip into our reformatted online features for KeyModelWorld at your leisure during August.

AIRFIX ROUNDUP

HAVING BEEN forced to delay several projects due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Airfix is rapidly getting back on track with its 2020 kit releases.

NHS COMPETITION WINNER

AIRFIX DELIGHTED many when it announced its NHS Charities Together Hawk Competition, and the winning entry was designed by the Elliot family.

View all from Airfix Model World


 

Dealer Directory

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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: Portsmouth Model Railway Exhibition

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Annual model railway exhibition hosted by South Hants Model Railway Club. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Spalding Model Railway Exhibition

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Annual model railway show hosted by Spalding Model Railway Club. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

POSTPONED: Warley National Model Railway Exhibition 2020

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The Warley National Model Railway Exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham is a calendar highlight for railway modelling. *Please note, the Warley Show has been POSTPONED to 2021.

CANCELLED: Stephenson Model Railway Group Rainhill Exhibition

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Hosted by the Stephenson Model Railway Group, the show boasts ten layouts, trade support and demonstrations. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Sandown Railway Enthusiasts Club Winter Model Show

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Winter exhibition hosted by Sandown Railway Enthusiasts Club. *Please note, this show has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Newhaven and District Model Railway Club Exhibition

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Annual show hosted by Newhaven and District Model Railway Club. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Mere Model Railway Exhibition

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Annual show hosted by Mere Railway Modellers. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Wightrail 2020 Model Railway Exhibition

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Hosted by Wight Model Railway Group. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Gainsborough Model Railway Society Open Day

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Chance to see the society's extensive collection of O gauge LNER motive power and rolling stock in action. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Gravesend Model Railway Show

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Model railway show hosted by Gravesend Railway Enthusiasts Society. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Hillingdon Railway Modellers Test Track Open Day

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Hosted by Hillingdon Railway Modellers, you can test run your models and see behind-the-scenes. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Wycrail 2020 Model Railway Exhibition

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Annual model railway exhibition hosted by High Wycombe and District Model Railway Society. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Heywood Model Railway Group Open Day

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A chance to see behind-the-scenes at Heywood Model Railway Group and meet club members. *Please note this event has been CANCELLED

CANCELLED: Crewe Model Railway Exhibition

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Annual model railway exhibition hosted by Alsager Railway Association. *Please note this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Gainsborough Model Railway Society's Open Days

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Chance to see the society's extensive collection of 'O' gauge LNER motive power and rolling stock in action. *Please note, these open days have been CANCELLED.

VIII ENCONTRO de MODELISMO em LOURES

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Asscociação Modelismo da Região de Lisboa will host the VII Encontro de Modelismo em Loures in Moscavide, Portugal on November 7-8, 2020.

CANCELLED: Scout Rail Model Railway Exhibition

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Annual show hosted by 33rd Oxford (Kidlington) Scout Group. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Exposition Internationale de Maquettes

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Cercle des Amis de la Maquette d'Ostheim (CAMO) will host its Exposition Internationale de Maquettes on November 7-8, 2020. *Please Note, this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: London Model Engineering Exhibition

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Hosted by Meridienne Exhibitions. *Please note this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Wakefield Model Railway Show

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Annual exhibition hosted by Wakefield Railway Modellers Society. *Please note this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Chiltern Model Railway Exhibition

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Annual model railway exhibition hosted by the Chiltern Model Railway Association. *Please note this event has been CANCELLED.

CANCELLED: Pendle Forest Model Railway Society Exhibition

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Annual exhibition hosted by Pendle Forest MRS. *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: Heywood Model Railway Group Open Day

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Chance to go behind-the-scenes at Heywood Model Railway Group. *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.

CANCELLED: Tolworth Showtrain 2020

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Hosted by Hampton Court Model Railway Society. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

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.

CANCELLED: Tyneside 2020 Model Railway Exhibition

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Annual model railway show hosted by Newcastle and District Model Railway Society. *Please note, this event has been CANCELLED.

STOKE MODEL SHOW

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

CANCELLED: EURO SCALE MODELLING

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IPMS Nederland will host Euro Scale Modelling on November 21, 2020. *Please Note, this event has been CANCELLED.

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