Creating the cover for model for Hornby Magazine 200

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.

Bachmann Class 40 presented as D200 for HM200.

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

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