HM176, February 2022
Scenic modelling is one of the most enjoyable and creative parts of a model railway. MIKE WILD gets to grips with the landscape for the new ‘OO9’ narrow gauge layout in our second and final feature including the first chance to watch our brand new feature video.
It’s here! Hornby’s brand-new model of the unique Gresley ‘W1’ 4-6-4 in original condition arrived in December, and is already in short supply. MIKE WILD inspects one of the most eagerly anticipated models from Hornby for 'OO' gauge. Read our full review and watch our video showcasing the model in action on Topley Dale.
In the quest for ever more efficient steam engines there have been some remarkable designs produced, some of which have been more successful than others. One of those that showed great promise, yet which failed to deliver, was the LNER’s ‘Hush-Hush’ 10000, as EVAN GREEN-HUGHES explains.
Victorian era saw intense competition between rival companies for traffic between London and Scotland, which reached its zenith in a thrilling series of events that were to become known as the ‘Railway Races to the North’. EVAN GREEN-HUGHES relays the fascinating story from a forgotten era of rail travel.
Drag racer BERNARD NEWBURY took the plunge to build his dream model railway when he retired modelling a Great Western Railway main line station in 'OO' gauge and set in the 1940s. Mike Wild meets Bernard to discover the story of his layout with a full feature and exclusive KeyModelWorld only video.
Welcome to the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM176, February 2022. Highlights of this issue include FULL coverage of the Hornby 2022 catalogue launch, three stunning feature layouts, first reviews of the Hornby 'W1' 4-6-4 and Dapol 'Large Prairie' 2-6-2T for 'OO', step by step modelling guides and more. Read the full magazine in PDF format here and check out our latest video content in the Video Features section.
All-new Stanier 'Black Five' 4-6-0 and unique LMS Turbomotive lead Hornby's steam announcements for 2022 alongside expansion of the Hornby Dublo collection, Liverpool and Manchester Railway 0-4-2 Lion and more. Read our full report here.
Hornby's extensive range of ‘OO’ gauge diesel and electric outline models is set to be strengthened further with three all-new models, together with revisions to existing toolings and the adoption of 21-pin DCC decoder sockets for many new and existing products. Read the full story here.
Topping the billing for Hornby’s ‘OO’ gauge rolling stock is a full set of newly-tooled LNER streamlined ‘Coronation’ coaches. Discover the full range here.
With the popularity of Hornby’s ‘OO’ gauge model of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway’s (L&MR) Rocket and introduction of newly-tooled 0-4-2 Lion to the range, three all-new four-wheel wagons have been tooled for hauling coal, sheep and horses.