HM159, September 2020

WELCOME HM159 | September 2020

The September 2020 issue of Hornby Magazine (HM159) is here. 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.

HM159, September 2020

KR Models shows DHP1 3D print

Hot on the heels of the announcement of its plans for a 'OO' gauge model of Clayton built diesel-hydraulic prototype DHP1, KR Models has released images of a 3D printed test sample of its bodyshell.

Dapol adds smoke generator to Class 59!

Dapol has added the option to have a DCC operated smoke generator fitted to its factory sound-fitted 'OO' gauge Class 59s. 

Dapol announces more 'N' gauge 'Panniers'

Dapol has announced a new production run for its popular 'N' gauge GWR '57XX' 0-6-0PTs covering GWR, BR, London Transport and preservation era colour schemes.

Heljan shows 'O' gauge Class 47 artwork

Heljan has shown the livery artwork for its all-new 'O' gauge Class 47 which will cover colour schemes from introduction to the late 1990s.

Accurascale re-runs PFAs

Accurascale is producing a second batch of its popular 'OO' gauge PFA container flats for release this summer.

Hornby commissions centenary Lodekkas

Hornby has announced a centenary liveried Bristol Lodekka in collaboration with associate brand Corgi for 'OO' gauge with a choice of Binns Road and Westwood destinations.

Flangeway commissions 'O' gauge snowplough

Flangway Models has commissioned Dapol to produce a ready-to-run 'O' gauge model of the BR ZZA independent snowplough for release in 2021.

KR Models plan Leader and DHP1!

KR Models has revealed bold plans to develop two historic prototype locomotives for 'OO' gauge - Bulleid's radical vision for the future of steam design - Leader - and Clayton's experimental Rolls Royce engined diesel-hydraulic DHP1.

Heljan shows factory decorated 'O' gauge railcars

Heljan has revealed factory decorated samples of its new 'O' gauge ready-to-run model of the GWR railcars ahead of their expected release in the fourth quarter of 2020.

Heljan re-runs 'O' gauge Class 50

Heljan has announced a new batch of its highly popular 'O' gauge Class 50s including three new choices on the most sought-after 'large logo' blue scheme.