HM196 October 2023
The 1983-introduced heavy freight Class 58 is the perfect follow-up to Heljan’s popular Class 56 for ‘O’ gauge. MIKE WILD takes a detailed look at Mainline blue 58021 while we catch up with Heljan's Ben Jones to see a sample in action on Britain's Biggest Model Railway.MIKE WILD
In the fourth part of our weathering series, Mike Wild and Jonathan Newton select a pair of classic diesels to give the new Heljan NBL prototype 10800 and a Bachmann Sulzer Type 2 a full weathered finish.MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON.
Voting for the 2023 Hornby Magazine Model Railway Awards is now open on Key Model World! MARK CHIVERS reveals this year’s categories and nominees - vote for your favourite products, manufacturers, YouTuber and retailers here. Voting closes at 11.59pm on September 25 2023.MARK CHIVERS
Hornby Magazine is offering the chance to win one of Hornby’s all-new ‘OO’ gauge LNER ‘P2’ 2-8-2 locomotives worth £255. The closing date for entries is 5pm GMT on October 25 2023.
One of the biggest model railways in the UK is set to expand further with conversion of its storage yard into a facility recreating the likes of Tinsley and Healey Mills yards. Owner SIMON GEORGE talks to MIKE WILD about the latest evolution of this ‘O’ gauge behemoth.Photography, Mike Wild and Jonathan NewtonSIMON GEORGE
Accurascale has revealed its latest all-new ‘OO’ gauge wagon project – the ubiquitous BR 16ton steel mineral open wagon.MARK CHIVERS