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Hornby TT:120 scale Gresley A4 4468 Mallard with TXS sound Review Premium

Mallard arrives with sound for ‘TT:120’

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The most famous Gresley ‘A4’ 4-6-2 is now available in ‘TT:120’ scale with factory fitted sound following the arrival of world speed record holder 4468 Mallard in LNER garter blue with valances.

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Hornby LMS Turbomotive for OO gauge. Review Premium

Hornby’s LMS ‘Turbomotive’ for ‘OO’ gauge

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Of all the locomotives we never thought would become a ready-to-run model, the unique LMS ‘Turbomotive’ was high on the list, but now you can add it to your ‘OO’ collection. MIKE WILD inspects this exciting new release from Hornby.

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IN STOCK NOW: Airfix's all-new Me410A-1/U2 for 1/72 scale

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Brand-new from Airfix and available now from the Key Model World Shop is this exciting 1/72 scale plastic kit for a Messerschmitt Me410A-1/U2 and U4. Buy today for £23.99.

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Building Twelvemill Bridge – Part Two: The Viaduct

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In the second part of our series following construction of our brand-new ‘TT:120' scale layout, MIKE WILD explains how the laser-cut viaduct kit was built and installed.

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Heljan Class 45 ZIMO sound installation guide for OO gauge. Feature Premium

Earth moving sound for the Heljan ‘Peak’

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First released a year ago, Heljan’s new ‘OO’ Class 45 can be upgraded to feature a powerful Earth Mover speaker with digital sound. MIKE WILD explains how.

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Introducing Grosvenor Square

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Termini make wonderful railway models and the Hornby Magazine team embarked on a project to create a Western Region theme station set in the Midlands in 2016. MIKE WILD introduces Grosvenor Square and explains its first phase of development.

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Building Grosvenor Square's platforms. Feature Premium

Grosvenor Square: Building platforms

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There is a myriad of methods and materials which can be used to make model platforms. Mike Wild explains how with a combination of timber, plastic, card, resin and ballast the extensive platforms for Grosvenor Square were built.

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Building a low relief backdrop

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Creating a backdrop to a railway scene doesn’t have to rely on printed or painted backscenes. Mike Wild explains how the low relief scene at the back of Grosvenor Square developed.

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Station detailing at Grosvenor Square

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There are many ways to bring life to a station scene. Mike Wild offers 10 top tips to make your layout’s signature location stand out from the crowd.

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Grosvenor Square Phase 1: the completed layout

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Layout complete, it’s time to learn the ropes for how it will run. Mike Wild discusses how the original version of Grosvenor Square operated and what it ran with on its debut in 2016 at the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition.

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