HO gauge

San Clemente - Southern California in 'HO' scale

San Clemente is set in Southern California in the period around 1959. It portrays operations on a secondary line served by two separate railroads – the Southern Pacific and the Santa Fe - and is built to 'HO' scale.

Beijiao - China in the 21st century in HO scale

THIS 'HO' gauge layout was inspired by my many trips to China to photograph the last of Chinese steam and the layout is set in 2001 when steam traction was still in daily use.

Model World LIVE expands to Hall 12 at the NEC

Key Publishing’s brand-new modelling exhibition is expanding to a bigger hall at the NEC as we reveal the first sponsor for the 2024 show – model manufacturer Accurascale.

Sparkel - Bavaria in the snow in 'HO'

Sparkel models a winter scene in Bavaria in the steam era in 'HO' scale and is one of a number of overseas model railway layouts joining the line up for Model World LIVE on April 27/28 2024.

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Model railway planning: A Fresh Look

Rather than building a new layout to replace one you're happy with, PAUL LUNN argues that changing the scene can be just as enjoyable - and much cheaper.

Marklin launches ‘HO’ Flying Scotsman

Marklin/Trix are celebrating the centenary of Gresley ‘A3’ 4-6-2 60103 Flying Scotsman with the release of a limited edition ‘HO’ scale model of the world’s most famous steam locomotive for the very first time. This new release also marks the first new British outline model the company has produced in more than 30 years.

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Einheitsdampflokomotive from Revell: 1/87 BR 01 4-6-2 Pacific

In the aftermath of World War One, Germany produced standardised steam locomotive designs – Einheitsdampflokomotiven – the first of which Revell has replicated in 1/87 scale: the BR 01 4-6-2 Pacific.

Model Rail Scotland 2022 event preview

Scotland’s premier model railway exhibition returns to the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow on February 25 to 27. Hornby Magazine previews this highlight in the model railway calendar.

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Albion Hobbies 'HO' scale spruce trees

Model Scene’s range of scenic materials includes a wide range of flocks, turfs, bushes, leaves and trees, including these ‘HO’ scale spruces.

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Busch farmyard scene

A recent addition to the Busch action set series of detailing accessories is this calf-feeding pack comprising a pre-painted ‘HO’ scale calf and farm worker. The set has been designed so the calf appears to be drinking from the milk feed bottle.