Hornby acquires Oxford Diecast

Hornby plc has acquired the remaining 51% share capital of LCD Enterprises it did not already own for £1.3 million.

WIN! A Hornby ‘Merchant Navy’ 4-6-2 worth £180

Hornby Magazine is offering a chance to win one of Hornby’s brand-new Bulleid air-smoothed ‘Merchant Navy’ 4-6-2s in our latest competition. The closing date for entries is September 25 2021.

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Avanti West Coast Pendolino


Hornby's ‘OO’ gauge Class 390 Pendolino makes a welcome return following an extended break from the range.

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Hornby BR Mk 1 BCK

Hornby's all-new BR Mk 1 BCK was announced for the 2021 catalogue range earlier this year (HM164) with five models planned initially in BR chocolate and cream, BR maroon, BR blue and grey, BR InterCity and Network Rail yellow.

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Express Dairy 48DS

Hornby’s popular ‘OO’ gauge Ruston and Hornsby 48DS four-wheeled diesel shunter and Conflat wagon is back, this time in Express Dairy colours.

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Hornby ‘Terrier’ returns

Hornby’s ‘OO’ gauge Stroudley ‘Terrier’ 0-6-0T (HM143) makes a welcome return to the range as ‘A1X’ 32646 in BR plain black with Bulleid ‘sunshine’ lettering.

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Second-series tender for Hornby ‘MN’

Hornby's expanded collection of Bulleid air-smoothed ‘Merchant Navy’ models has bolstered the off-the-shelf options with the arrival of 35017 Belgian Marine (Cat No. R3861) and 35029 Ellerman Lines (R3649).

Hornby sets Summertime Challenge

Hornby has launched an exciting competition to create a summer-themed layout and win £1000 of Hornby prizes.

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Making Tracks Moves Into Position


On July 16, the Making Tracks exhibition at Chester Cathedral will open to the public. The model railway built by Pete Waterman and his team has taken centre stage in the Cathedral nave. RICHARD WATSON was on hand to capture the process for Hornby Magazine and Keymodelworld subscribers.

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East Midlands repaints


The latest purple and white colour scheme to be applied to East Midlands Railway rolling stock caught the eye of JOHN PILGRIM, who set about repainting a Lima Class 156 and Hornby HST power car in this bang up-to-date livery. He explains all in this step by step guide.