Marking the 200th issue of Hornby Magazine called for a special cover shot. RICHARD HALL reworked a Bachmann class 40 to mark the occasion in style with a unique headboard.
With Hornby Magazine celebrating its 200th issue, the milestone deserved a unique commemorative model to mark the occasion. The number alone of the first class 40, D200, instantly came to mind and replicating the locomotive also proved an interesting project.
Above: A few simple additions of detail and paint has transformed this plain green ‘Mauritania’ into a unique model of D200, never accurately offered in ready-to-run form before. Jonathan Newton