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Locoman Sounds BR 2MT sound installation guide Feature Premium

Locoman Sounds for the Hornby BR ‘2MT’ 2-6-0

MIKE WILD

The recently released Hornby BR ‘2MT’ 2-6-0 is an attractive locomotive, but challenging for sound installation. MIKE WILD explains how he fitted a powerful speaker into the tender with an ESU chip from Locoman Sounds.

MIKE WILD

Rapido plans Fireless Andrew Barclay 0-4-0 for ‘OO’

BEN CHURCH

Rapido Trains UK has announced that it is to produce a selection of newly-tooled Andrew Barclay 0-4-0 fireless locomotives in ‘OO’ gauge.

BEN CHURCH

Back in black

MARK CHIVERS

Hornby has revealed further decorated sample images of its forthcoming all-new ‘OO’ gauge LMS ‘Black Five’ 4-6-0, finished as 5200 in LMS black with red lining and silver embellishments.

MARK CHIVERS
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DCC Power Bus Terminator

BEN CHURCH

A further addition to the Hobby Trax range of electronic components is this pack of Digital Command Control (DCC) ‘Spike Buster’ terminators.

BEN CHURCH

New decoder type for RT ‘59’

BEN CHURCH

Revolution Trains is to supply pre-mapped LokPilot E24 Nano decoders for its forthcoming Class 59 locomotives in ‘N’ gauge.

BEN CHURCH
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Installing Hornby Triplex sound in ‘TT:120’ scale

MIKE WILD

Hornby’s new collection of ‘TT:120’ scale locomotives makes use of the smallest and most compact DCC interface - Next18. MIKE WILD explains what it is and how it works.

MIKE WILD
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What is Hornby's HM7000?

MARK CHIVERS

Hornby launched a new way to control model railways in 2023. MARK CHIVERS explains how the HM7000 system works - and why you should consider it.

MARK CHIVERS
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Digital Sound: A tale of two ‘Panniers’

PAUL CHETTER

GWR ‘Pannier’ tanks are perennial favourites and Bachmann has added the ‘64XX’ version to its existing range. PAUL CHETTER investigates the internal changes made to this newer design in order to fit sound and ‘stay alive’ capability to this and the earlier ‘57XX’ series locomotives.

PAUL CHETTER
Hornby LMS Turbomotive for OO gauge. Review Premium

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

MIKE WILD

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.

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

Earth moving sound for the Heljan ‘Peak’

MIKE WILD

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.

MIKE WILD