Wimborne, 'OO'

Wimborne is presented by the Wimborne Railway Society and models the Southern Region station from its home town in 'OO' gauge in 20ft x 12ft in stunning detail.

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Welcome to HM153

JANUARY COULD not have been more exciting. It started with the launch of Hornby’s 2020 range (as featured in HM152) and by the end of the month we’d received an unprecedented number of brand-new products for review covering locomotives, multiple units and wagons across ‘OO’, ‘N’ and ‘O’ gauge.

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A once busy Southern Region junction has been recreated in ‘OO’ finescale by Wimborne Railway Society, set in its twilight years of the 1950s, as GORDON EDGAR describes. Photography, Trevor Jones.

Duchess diecast sample surfaces

Hornby displayed a die-cast metal sample of its new centenary year limited-edition ‘OO’ gauge LMS ‘Duchess’ 4-6-2 6231 Duchess of Atholl at the London Toyfair in January (Cat No. R3819).

Class 91 livery renders revealed

HORNBY has released 3D artwork renders of the Intercity liveried version of its all-new ‘OO’ gauge Bo-Bo electric following on from its announcement in the Hornby 2020 catalogue.

Hornby shows APT-P 3D sample

Hornby revealed a stereo 3D sample of its recently announced ‘OO’ gauge model of British Rail’s Advanced Passenger Train - Prototype (APT-P) in January.

Hornby BR Mk 1 RB/RBR takes shape

Hornby’s new ‘OO’ gauge BR Mk 1 Restaurant Buffet (RB/RBR) took a step closer in January with the company displaying a stereo 3D sample of the bodyshell.

Humbrol paints appear in dropper bottles

Humbrol’s acrylic paint range is set to appear in new dropper bottles later this year.

Super-Sized ‘Hogwarts Express’

Hornby has added a Gauge 1 ‘Hogwarts Express’ train set (Cat No. R1268) to its range of Harry Potter merchandise.

Corgi reveals 2020 ‘00’ and ‘0’ models

Corgi’s new 2020 catalogue range launched in January, with a selection of models suitable for ‘OO’ and ‘O’ gauge layouts.