Gresley W1 4-6-4

KEY MODEL WORLD TV SHOW - FEBRUARY 2023

MIKE WILD AND RICHARD WATSON

The February 2023 Key Model World TV Show is here. In this edition we tour Chris Morris' fabulous 'N' gauge model of Dawlish Warren, catch up on model railway news, review Hornby's reworked Class 43 HST and demonstrate sound profiles for the Hornby Gresley 'W1' 4-6-4 from Locoman Sounds. Join us to today to watch this feature length show.

MIKE WILD AND RICHARD WATSON
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Locoman ‘W1' sound installation guide

New sound projects for the Gresley ‘W1’ 4-6-4 are available from Locoman Sounds to suit both the original high pressure and later rebuilt versions of this unique steam engine. MIKE WILD shows how to install Doehler & Haass decoders into Hornby’s ‘OO’ models with exclusive KeyModelWorld sound demonstration video.

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Hornby’s rebuilt ‘W1’ 4-6-4s

We’ve seen the original condition model of Gresley’s unique 4-6-4 and now Hornby has delivered its enticing version of the rebuilt locomotive. MIKE WILD inspects the ‘W1’ with ‘A4’ style streamlined casing with video of the first models in action on our test track.

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Hornby's Gresley 'W1' 4-6-4

It’s here! Hornby’s brand-new model of the unique Gresley ‘W1’ 4-6-4 in original condition arrived in December, and is already in short supply. MIKE WILD inspects one of the most eagerly anticipated models from Hornby for 'OO' gauge. Read our full review and watch our video showcasing the model in action on Topley Dale.

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Gresley’s experimental ‘Hush-Hush'

In the quest for ever more efficient steam engines there have been some remarkable designs produced, some of which have been more successful than others. One of those that showed great promise, yet which failed to deliver, was the LNER’s ‘Hush-Hush’ 10000, as EVAN GREEN-HUGHES explains.

WIN! A Hornby ‘Hush-Hush’ worth £220

Hornby Magazine is offering a chance to win one of Hornby’s brand-new Gresley ‘W1’ 4-6-4 locomotives worth £220. The closing date for entries is February 25 2022 at 5pm GMT.

Streamlined ‘W1' gains photographic grey

Hornby has received a decorated sample of its newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge LNER streamlined ‘W1’ 4-6-4 in fictitious photographic grey.

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: Hornby's rebuilt 'W1' 4-6-4

Hornby has received the first decorated sample of its new 'OO' gauge model of the Gresley 'W1' 4-6-4 in rebuilt form. Take an exclusive look at this highly-anticipated new steam locomotive here.

'Hush Hush' painted samples

HORNBY has taken delivery of preproduction decorated samples of its LNER ‘W1’ 4-6-4 for ‘OO’ gauge, profiling the locomotive in its different liveries.

Hornby receives 'Hush Hush' sample

Hornby has received the first engineering samples of its LNER 'W1' 4-6-4 for 'OO' gauge together with releasing side profile artwork of the locomotive in its different liveries.