Hornby Magazine Christmas Quiz

Hornby Magazine
Christmas Quiz

Welcome to the Hornby Magazine Christmas Quiz - 250 model railway and railway related questions to test your knowledge.

Topley Dale Quarry

Question 1 of 20

Which model railway manufacturer produces a high-fidelity ‘OO’ gauge model of British Rail’s InterCity 125 High Speed Train (HST)?

HST

Accurascale
Bachmann
Hornby
Oxford Rail

Question 2 of 20

How many Class 46 1-Co-Co-1 diesel locomotives were built between 1961 and 1963?

CLass 46

46
50
56
60

Question 3 of 20

What wheel configuration would you associate with a ‘Pacific’ steam locomotive?

Stanier Duchess

2-6-2
4-6-2
4-6-4
2-8-0

Question 4 of 20

Which model manufacturer produces ‘N’ and ‘OO’ gauge models of the famous 1960s ‘Blue Pullman’ Diesel Multiple Unit?

Blue Pullman

Bachmann
Dapol
Heljan
Hornby

Question 5 of 20

Which railway route would you associate with LNER ‘A3’ and ‘A4’ steam locomotives?

Gresley A3

Great Western Main Line
Midland Main Line
West Coast Main Line
East Coast Main Line

Question 6 of 20

Which model railway manufacturer has produced models of the Class 52 ‘Western’ diesel-hydraulic locomotive in ‘OO’ and ‘O’ gauges?

Western

Accurascale
Bachmann
Heljan
Hornby

Question 7 of 20

Can you identify this locomotive?

Close up

18000
GT3
Falcon
Kestrel

Question 8 of 20

GWR’s current railway fleet includes 93 high-speed Class 800 series IETs. What does IET stand for?

IET

InterCity Experimental Train
InterCity Express Train
InterCity Everyday Train
InterCity Exquisite Train

Question 9 of 20

By what nickname are contemporary Class 66 Co-Co diesels known?

Class 66

Shelters
Shoeboxes
Sheds
Skips

Question 10 of 20

Identify this classic tank engine.

Identity crisis

'Terrier'
'Pannier'
'Bulldog'
'Barker'

Question 11 of 20

In 2020, which model railway manufacturer celebrated its Centenary with a prolific collection of special limited edition ‘OO’ gauge models?

Stanier Pacifics

Bachmann
Dapol
Heljan
Hornby

Question 12 of 20

When and where was BR's last main line steam locomotive, 92220 Evening Star, built?

Evening Star

1960, Swindon Works
1960, Crewe Works
1962, Swindon Works
1959, Doncaster Works

Question 13 of 20

How many GWR '94XX' 0-6-0PTs were built by the GWR before nationalisation?

GWR 94XX

10
20
30
40

Question 14 of 20

What colour(s) did the Great Western Railway adopt for its carriages?

Grosvenor Square

Blue and grey
Chocolate and cream
Carmine and cream
Maroon and cream

Question 15 of 20

What was the wheel configuration for LMS ‘8F’ 2-8-0?

Stanier 8F

4-6-2
2-8-2
2-8-0
2-10-0

Question 16 of 20

Which railway company introduced the ‘Schools’ 4-4-0 steam locomotive?

Schools 4-4-0

Great Western Railway
Southern Railway
London Midland and Scottish Railway
London North Eastern Railway

Question 17 of 20

Which railway company boasted ‘Kings’, ‘Stars’ and ‘Saints’ amongst its locomotive classes?

King at Grosvenor

Great Western Railway
Southern Railway
London Midland and Scottish Railway
Great Northern Railway

Question 18 of 20

Which Hornby Magazine layout is this image taken on?

9F

Twelve Trees Junction
Topley Dale
West Coast Cement
Grosvenor Square

Question 19 of 20

Which current rail operator operates 66789 British Rail 1948-1997?

Class 66 66789

DB Schenker
Colas Rail Freight
GB Railfreight
Cappagh Group

Question 20 of 20

Who designed the famous LMS ‘Black Five’ and ‘Jubilee’ 4-6-0 steam locomotives?

Coniston Lake

Bulleid
Stanier
Churchward
Gresley

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