Growing up with Hornby

Growing up with Hornby

To celebrate Hornby's Centenary TIM SHACKLETON looks back at the profound influence the Hornby brand has had at key of his 60-year modelling career.

Above: Box artwork from a Hornby-Dublo train set. For me this image captures perfectly the sheer magic of railways. Note the eye-level viewpoint - far and away the best way to watch model trains.

WHEN I WAS AROUND ten years old there were three things that mattered more to me than anything – Halifax Rugby League Football Club, the trains that ran along the Calder Valley main line, and my Hornby-Dublo model railway.

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