Model railways in the SPOTLIGHT


Recent television documentaries and challenges have highlighted railway modelling to new audiences. TREVOR JONES explains the Double O Gauge Association’s involvement in BBC4’s programme about Hornby Hobbies from March this year.

DOGA members Gerard Pearson, Paul Jupp and Colin Snowdon discuss some of the latest releases from Bachmann and Hornby. All three featured in the BBC4 documentary about Hornby.

THE MODEL RAILWAY hobby has recently been blessed by several programmes which have raised its profile with the general public, the most recent being the James May-hosted BBC4 presentation on the trials and tribulations that Hornby has gone through over the last five years.

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