Hornby Hobbies Trains, Planes & Automobiles


Today Hornby Hobbies comprises a diverse range of model brands creating stunning scale products across railway, aviation, road and military themes, as MIKE WILD explains.

Hornby’s model railway brand has established itself as one of the leaders in ‘OO’ gauge British outline models with a comprehensive range of locomotives, carriages and wagons produced to exacting standards for a range of periods and eras.

THE HORNBY HOBBIES range can traces its roots back to 1908 when legendary toy maker Frank Hornby launched his new construction toy business Meccano. This revolution in toys allowed budding constructors to use a range of metal components to assemble buildings, structures, vehicles and much more from a standard range of parts.

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