VIDEO: Mike and Mark talk best layouts
In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM158, August 2020 - we highlight what we think are 10 of the best layouts to feature in the magazine since issue. In this video Mike Wild and Mark Chivers catch up to talk about the process of choosing 'the ten' as well as some of those which didn't make the final list.
Staff Projects: Topley Dale developments
Hornby Magazine's Topley Dale is making progress again with the first steps towards the construction of a new quarry scene. MIKE WILD rounds up the latest additions to the 'OO' gauge test track.
Hornby Magazine | August 2020 PDF reader
Welcome to the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM158, August 2020. Our Summer Special which features our pick of the best model railway layouts featured in the magazine over the past 158 issues, an exclusive competition to win a new Hornby ‘OO’ gauge ‘Prairie’ and much more. Read the full magazine in PDF format here and check out our latest video content in the Online Exclusives section.
Welcome to HM158 | August 2020
How do you choose only 10 of the best layouts for a special feature? That was the first question on our minds when we started creating this issue of Hornby Magazine.
VIDEO: Neely in action
Neely is the latest modern image layout to be launched by the Scunthorpe Modern Image Group. In this video we take a tour of this fascinating 'N' gauge layout which follows the trackplan from Ely in Cambridgeshire, nearly. PLUS we have exclusive images from the photoshoot.
Washes & filters
The ‘S160’ class only spent a couple of years in wartime Britain, but they’ve since acquired a huge enthusiast following. TIM SHACKLETON adopts some militarymodeller weathering techniques to show how he gave one of these iconic locomotives a true ‘austerity’ finish.
Streams and brooks
Streams and brooks can make wonderful additions to model railways. ANTHONY REEVES explains how to make them as realistic as possible.
Display Models' BR Type 19 Signalbox
Most layouts need at least one signalbox – and they can really help set an era and location. RICHARD WATSON builds Display Models’ laser cut kit for the BR Type 19 design.
A load of rubbish!
Nudear waste has been a staple rail traffic for decades. SIMON BENDALL examines operation under Direct Rail Services following the release of Accurascale’s superb ’OO’ gauge wagons.