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VIRTUAL EXHIBITION 2020
Welcome to the first Great Electric Train Show Virtual Exhibition. Great content covering model railway inspiration, demonstrations, the latest news, quizzes and more at your finger tips. We hope you enjoyed the show and best of all you can watch it all again and again!
VIDEO: Great Electric Train Show 2020 Virtual Exhibition | October 2020
The Great Electric Train Show Virtual Exhibition is open all week until Friday October 16. Join us here to watch our two hour long feature video from YouTube and follow the link at the end to move into KeyModelWorld's exclusive online content for the event.
VIDEO: The Petrol Electric Autocar
Rails of Sheffield and the Electric Autocar Trust invited Hornby Magazine to join them at the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Railway to see the latest sample of the Rails/Heljan 'OO' gauge model and find out more about the real vehicle. Subscribers can watch the section on the Autocar from our YouTube Hornby Magazine Show here and view exclusive images of the model.
VIDEO: Bachmann Product Update
Bachmann's Richard Proudman joins Hornby Magazine for an update on the manufacturer's Bachmann Branchline, Graham Farish and EFE Rail brands. Watch the video here.
Rail Liveries quiz
Take part in Hornby Magazine's rail liveries quiz to test your knowledge of the colourful railway scene through the years. There are ten questions inside on this page and we'll tell you your score. Share it online through social media and challenge your friends!
VIDEO: Hatton's Project Genesis carriages
Hatton's has received the engineering samples of its new range of four and six-wheel carriages for 'OO' gauge. Join Mike Wild to see these coaches in more detail with photographs from our studio and a featured video showing them in action.
Model Railway Quiz
Take part in Hornby Magazine's model railway quiz to test your knowledge of the model railway scene. There are ten questions inside on this page and we'll tell you your score. Share it online through social media and challenge your friends!
VIDEO: Hornby Magazine Workshop tour
Join Hornby Magazine’s Mike Wild for a behind the scenes tour at our workshop and an exclusive first look at our latest layout project which is in development now!
VIDEO: Hattons Product Update
Dave Mylett and Dave Martin from Hattons Model Railways showcase the latest products and services updates being offered by the retailer. Find out more in this exclusive Great Electric Train Show Virtual Exhibition video.
VIDEO: Making trees with Jenny Kirk
YouTube video maker Jenny Kirk shares her method for making trees using seafoam and readily available materials from the War World Scenics range.
VIDEO: Topley Dale Quarry
Topley Dale is developing again and in the Great Electric Train Show Virtual Exhibition YouTube video Mike Wild shows how he is building and developing the scenery. In this feature we show exclusive images of the build so far together with the section from the main video on Topley Dale for subscribers.
VIDEO: Scale Model Scenery Update
Justin and Sam from Scale Model Scenery update us on the latest products to enter the diverse range of scenic products offered by the specialist manufacturer.
VIDEO: Hornby's Class 91 first sample in action
Hornby has received the first engineering sample of its Class 91 Bo-Bo electric for 'OO' gauge. We took it for spin on our 'OO' gauge test track to showcase Hornby's work so far. Watch it here with Richard Watson.
VIDEO: Heljan product update
Heljan's Ben Jones joins Hornby Magazine's Mike Wild to catch up on the latest progress with 'OO', 'OO9' and 'O' gauge locomotive and rolling stock projects from the manufacturer.
VIDEO: Weathering a Class 37
Tim from the Scrap Line YouTube channel demonstrates his techniques for fading and weathering on a Bachmann 'OO' gauge Class 37/0. Join Tim here for his video guide.
Railway Station Quiz
Take part in Hornby Magazine's railway station quiz to test your knowledge of the full-size railway. There are ten questions inside on this page and we'll tell you your score. Share it online through social media and challenge your friends!
VIDEO: DCC Concepts Product Update
Richard Brighton from DCC Concepts joins the Great Electric Train Show Virtual Exhibition to offer an update on the new range of Zen Black DCC decoders, new soldering products and more in this product update video.
VIDEO: Accurascale Product Update
Accurascale's Fran Burke reveals the manufacturer's latest project for 'OO' gauge - the GBRf IIA Biomass wagon which is due to be released in the second quarter of 2021.
VIDEO: Hornby's 'W1' 4-6-4s in action
Hornby's 'W1' 4-6-4s have reached the decorated sample stage and we had the opportunity to showcase all FIVE - including a first look at the rebuilt version - running on Topley Dale. Join Mike and Richard in the Hornby Magazine workshop here to find out the full story on this impressive 2020 range product from Hornby.
EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: Hornby's rebuilt 'W1' 4-6-4
Hornby has received the first decorated sample of its new 'OO' gauge model of the Gresley 'W1' 4-6-4 in rebuilt form. Take an exclusive look at this highly-anticipated new steam locomotive here.
Hornby's APT in focus
Hornby has received the first engineering samples for its eagerly awaited all-new 'OO' gauge model of the APT tilting train. Mike Wild takes a closer look at the first samples in this special online feature with exclusive images from the Hornby Magazine studio.
VIDEO: Hornby Product Update with Simon Kohler
Hornby's Simon Kohler brings us up to date with the latest news from Hornby in this video interview. Plus don't miss our exclusive features on the 'W1', Class 91 and APT this weekend at the Great Electric Train Show Virtual Exhibition.
Modern Traction Quiz
Take part in Hornby Magazine's modern traction quiz to test your knowledge of diesel and electric locomotives and units. There are ten questions on this page and we'll tell you your score. Share it online through social media and challenge your friends!
VIDEO: Heaton Lodge Junction - Full Circle
Exclusive images of Simon George's epic 'O' gauge layout Heaton Lodge Junction join our 30 minute video from the latest YouTube Hornby Magazine Show offering subscribers the first chance to see pictures from our latest photoshoot for the Hornby Magazine Yearbook.
VIDEO: Building and weathering quarry buildings
Walthers' New River Mining Company plastic kit forms the basis of Topley Dale's new quarry scene. In this guide Mike Wild shows what goes into building this impressively sized kit as well as demonstrating powder weathering techniques on video.
VIDEO: Dapol Product Update
Dapol's Neil Morrle joins the Great Electric Train Show Virtual Exhibition to update us on the latest developments and forthcoming models from the manufacturer. Watch the video here.
Hornby Centenary Quiz
Take part in Hornby Magazine's quiz to test your knowledge on Hornby's Centenary year. There are ten questions inside on this page and we'll tell you your score. Share it online through social media and challenge your friends!
VIDEO: Building Britain's Most Powerful Steam Locomotive
Darlington Locomotive Works is the stage for construction of a brand new main line certified Gresley 'P2' 2-8-2 by the P2 Steam Locomotive Company and its builders granted Hornby Magazine behind the scenes access. In this feature we present behind the scenes images from our YouTube video shoot, exclusively for subscribers, together with the section of the video about the 2-8-2.