HM156, June 2020


The June 2020 issue of Hornby Magazine (HM156) is here and it features our first visit to Britain's Biggest Model Railway - the stunning 200ft long Heaton Lodge Junction in 'O' gauge. You can read the full issue in page-turning PDF format or as individual features re-edited to suit the digital world. Indulge in the latest layout features and exclusive online videos, browse new releases in the News and Reviews, discover the secrets of railway modelling through our step by step guides and much more.

HM156, June 2020

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Fertiliser wagons grow IRM range

Irish Model Railways has recently expanded its range of ‘OO’ gauge Irish outline wagons with the addition of the distinctive bagged fertiliser carriers, the latest development of the project to produce several wagon types on the common 42ft long chassis.

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Multi-colour acrylic bulk packs

Omen Miniatures is offering bulk packs of modelling paint (as well as individual colours) to suit figure and scenic modelling tasks.

Revolution 'N' PFA CADS Complete

Revolution Trains (RT) has confirmed that CAD drawing work for its ‘N’ gauge PFA container flat wagons is now complete.

‘N’ Class 320/321 EMU decorated samples surface

Revolution Trains’ (RT) has taken delivery of two decorated bodyshells for its forthcoming Class 320 three-car and Class 321 four-car Electric Multiple Units (EMU) to gauge demand for the colour schemes.

New identities for Sonic Models ‘56XX’

Sonic Models has announced additional liveries and new numbers for its first ready-to-run ‘N’ gauge locomotive - the Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘56XX’ 0-6-2T.

Bachmann resumes Chinese Production

BACHMANN has confirmed that production at its factories in China has resumed and the next shipment due will include the first of the ‘OO’ gauge Bachmann Branchline Class 117 and 121 Diesel Multiple Units, plus Graham Farish ‘N’ gauge Thompson carriages.

Dapol announces ‘O’ gauge Conflat & Container wagons

DAPOL has confirmed details of its new ‘O’ gauge readyto- run model of the Great Western Railway (GWR) H7 Conflat wagon.

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Northern Rail Rover

The final years of steam were a fascinating time recorded and lamented by many. Books and photographs on the subject have been copious, but Allan Heyes’ Northern Rail Rover is undoubtedly one of the most atmospheric and interesting records of the final years of steam in the North of England.

Heljan shows ‘O’ Mk 2 CAD drawings

Heljan has released the first CAD images of the new ‘O’ gauge Mk 2 coaching stock.

LSWR ‘330’ Class 0-6-0ST next for OO Works

OO Works is to produce a ‘OO’ gauge London & South Western Railway (LSWR) ‘330’ Class 0-6-0ST.