HM187, January 2023

The January 2023 issue of Hornby Magazine (HM187) is available now. 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.

HM187, January 2023

‘Small Prairie’ and B-Set coaches in ‘OO’

A new range of Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘Small Prairie’ 2-6-2Ts is to be produced by Rapido Trains to compliment its newly announced ‘B-Set’ coaches for ‘OO’ gauge.

NER Y7 in ‘OO’ Gauge from Rapido Trains UK

Rapido Trains UK has added the diminutive North Eastern Railway (NER) Wordsell ‘Y7’ 0-4-0T to its release schedule.

All-new OAA air-braked open in ‘N’ from Rapido

Rapido Trains UK is to produce an ‘N’ gauge version of the 45ton Open AB open wagon, better known as the OAA.

Rapido UK announces LNER Dynamometer Car in ’N’

Rapido Trains UK is to produce its very first ‘N’ gauge ready-to-run carriage - the LNER Dynamometer Car.

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Rapido UK announces all-new LMS open wagon for 'OO'

Rapido Trains UK are adding the LMS Diagram 1666 open wagon to its growing range of ‘OO’ gauge steam era wagons.

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Accurascale launches new ‘OO’ gauge Class 50

A ‘OO’ gauge Class 50 diesel is Accurascale’s next ready-to-run locomotive project. Join us for the exclusive video announcement of Accurascale's latest brand-new 'OO' locomotive.

Coronation Coach CAD revealed

Development of Hornby’s all-new ‘OO’ gauge London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) ‘Coronation’ coaches has progressed to the CAD stage of the process, with the company sharing rendered images of the new models.

GWR Steam Railmotor progresses

Kernow Model Rail Centre’s eagerly awaited ‘OO’ gauge Great Western Railway (GWR) steam railmotor is about to enter production, following amendments to decorated samples received for evaluation in September.

KMRC adds Royal Scotsman 37 to Scottish roster

Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) has added another exclusive Bachmann ‘OO’ gauge Class 37/4 diesel to its range, finished as 37401 in Royal Scotsman livery.

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VIDEO: Accurascale reveals new 'OO' gauge rolling stock!

Accurascale is revealing a brand-new 'OO' gauge model today. Join us today at 12pm for the premiere of the video launch here on KeyModelWorld to find out the full story.

Exclusive Class 59s in ’N’ for KMRC

Kernow Model Rail Centre has commissioned two all-new ‘N’ gauge Class 59 diesels from Revolution Trains.

Nuclear Vision

Revolution Trains has received the first Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of its forthcoming ‘OO’ FNA-D nuclear flask wagons.

New 'OO' Class 57s from Heljan

Heljan has announced a new batch of Class 57 diesels for ‘OO’ gauge, due for release in 2023.

Dynamometer Recall

Rapido Trains UK is conducting a precautionary product recall of its ‘OO’ Gauge LNER dynamometer cars.

Decoration for Rapido’s ‘N’ gauge Met-Vick Co-Bo

Decorated samples of Rapido Trains UK’s all-new ‘N’ gauge Metropolitan-Vickers Type 2 Co-Bo diesel (BR Class 28) and associated Conflat P container wagons have arrived for evaluation by the company’s development team.

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UPDATED: Bachmann reveals Winter 2022 British Railway Announcements

Bachmann has unveiled its Winter 2022 British Railway Announcements with three newly tooled models and a raft of new identities and liveries on existing models set to appear in the coming months. Read our full report and watch the video here.

Dapol ‘OO’ Hawthorn Leslie EPs

Dapol has received Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of its newly tooled ‘OO’ Hawthorn Leslie 0-4-0ST.

Irish Rail 22000 Railcars next for IRM

Irish Railway Models (IRM) has revealed the Irish Rail 22000 Class Intercity Railcars in 4mm scale as their next powered model. 

Irish Rail Mk 2b/c coaches for IRM

Irish Railway Models has announced a second batch of its 4mm scale ('OO') Mk 2 carriages in Irish Rail (IR) InterCity livery, with delivery slated for the end of 2023.