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VIDEO: Hornby Ruston 48DS for 'OO' gauge

Hornby's delightful and tiny Ruston 48DS diesel shunter is reviewed in full in HM150. Watch it in action on our test track here in this video feature.

VIDEO: Cheltenham 'OO' gauge exclusive 'Westerns'

Cheltenham Model Centre has taken delivery of a trio of exclusive Dapol 'OO' gauge Class 52 'Westerns'.

VIDEO: Dapol '14XX' for O gauge

Dapol's new 'O' gauge GWR '14XX' 0-4-2T has just arrived in the shops. For HM150 Dapol kindly allowed us to put the final pre-production model through its paces for a full review in the December issue of Hornby Magazine. Watch it here.

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Welcome to HM50

OCTOBER HAS gone past in a blur and, by the time you read this, we will be heading rapidly towards the biggest event in the model railway calendar - the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition.

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Chilcompton Tunnel

A gorgeous recreation of the Somerset & Dorset Railway in 'OO' gauge was Steve Jones' aim, and this beautiful exhibition layout recaptures the days of the S&D before its premature closure. Photography, Trevor Jones.

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A new village for Knight's Hill

MALCOLM BRIGGS explains how he modelled Cornish vernacular architecture quickly and at practically no cost to create a new village scene for his ‘OO’ gauge layout.

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Autumn finale

Adding trees and foliage to a landscape adds height, colour and a sense of scale to a scene. ANTHONY REEVES puts the finishing touches to the autumn diorama to create a realistic vista.

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Norwood Road

An unidentified operating incident has given SIMON PALEY licence to offer a wonderful variety of trains on this ‘OO’ gauge South London layout. Photography, Mike Wild.

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BR black for Oxford ‘N7’

New in from Oxford Rail is the third version of the Hill ‘N7’ 0-6-2T for ‘OO’ gauge.

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Peter’s Spares

‘Go to’ model railway spares specialist, Peter’s Spares of Middlesbrough has supplemented the many thousands of items stocked, by sourcing replacement parts for older Hornby and Lima models.