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New Diesel Brake Tenders launch!

MIKE WILD

A new batch of three different ‘OO’ gauge Diesel Brake Tender models are now available from Key Publishing. Mike Wild introduces these new releases.

MIKE WILD

VIDEO: Warley Model Railway Exhibition | Behind the Scenes Interviews

RICHARD WATSON

Last weekend saw the return of the Warley Model Railway Exhibition for 2022. Join Tris from the channel 'OO Neal' as he gives us a tour around the show in this latest video.

RICHARD WATSON
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Hornby RailRoad BR Crosti '9F' 2-10-0

MIKE WILD

Hornby introduced the RailRoad Crosti ‘9F’ 2-10-0 in 2015 offering an inspired choice of new freight motive power. MIKE WILD assesses this attractive ‘OO’ gauge offering.

MIKE WILD

VIDEO: Key Model World TV Show November 2022

Join Mike, Mark and Richard for the return of the Key Model World TV Show as they venture to Pete Waterman's amazing Leamington Spa 'O' gauge layout, bring you up to date with the latest news, review Hornby's new '9F' 2-10-0 for 'OO', take West Coast Cement east and bring you a new product announcement too! Don't miss it.

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Planet Industrials’ Kerr, Stuart

MIKE WILD

Planet Industrials is a new name in the world of ready-to-run model railways and its debut model is the Kerr, Stuart ‘Victory’ 0-6-0T for ‘OO’ gauge. Mike Wild finds out what is in store.

MIKE WILD
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Heljan's centre headcode Class 37 for 'O' gauge

MIKE WILD

In this review we take a closer look at Heljan's ready-to-run ‘O’ gauge centre headcode Class 37 which first hit the shelves in 2017.

MIKE WILD
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LEGOMAN ‘ Electra ’ - Class 91 sound

The new Hornby Class 91 has all the looks of the real locomotives and a powerful chassis too, but how do you add sound? MIKE WILD takes one apart to show how simple it is and completes a matching Mk 4 DVT at the same time.

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STAFF PROJECTS: New Junction’s ECML INSPIRATION

RICHARD WATSON

With the layout's top deck installed and ready for the main line track to be laid, Hadley Wood and Potters Bar become the unsuspecting focus for RICHARD WATSON's 'OO' gauge layout New Junction.

RICHARD WATSON
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YouChoos Class 47 sound upgrades

MIKE WILD

Digital sound specialist YouChoos has created a brand-new sound file for the ever-popular Class 47 diesel-electric utilising the latest ZIMO MS series decoders. MIKE WILD shows how it can be used to upgrade the outgoing 21-pin generation Bachmann Class 47.

MIKE WILD
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UPDATED: Bachmann reveals Winter 2022 British Railway Announcements

MARK CHIVERS

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.

MARK CHIVERS
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BARROW HILL JUNCTION

The varied and intensive freight traffic around this Midlands junction inspired MICHAEL RHODES to recreate it in ‘OO’ gauge for his stunning home-based layout.

VIDEO: Locomotion Models, Rails of Sheffield and Heljan product launch

Locomotion Models, Rails of Sheffield and Heljan have joined forces to launch a brand-new never seen before ready-to-run 'OO' gauge locomotive. Watch the official launch video by Hornby Magazine here for North Eastern Railway electric ES1 here...

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VIDEO: KIROW CRANE

Advancement of Digital Command Control technology has led to a great deal of innovation in the hobby. MARK CHIVERS looks at one such model that embraces this ethos and showcases just what is possible – a fully working ‘HO’ scale rail mounted crane.

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Accurascale introduces new PFA nuclear fleet

Mike Wild.

The 1986 introduced PFA four-wheel container flats took on a new lease of life of nuclear waste traffic in the 2000s. MIKE WILD gets to grips with the latest container options for these superbly detailed flats.

Mike Wild.
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Hornby updates its ‘Grid’

Mike Wild.

The Class 56 has had a small refresh for its latest outing in the Hornby range. MIKE WILD checks out the new arrival in the shape of BR blue 56047.

Mike Wild.
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FIRST REVIEW: Heljan all-new Class 45 debuts

Mike Wild.

The latest ‘OO’ gauge arrival from Heljan is its Class 45 1Co-Co1 diesel-electric. MIKE WILD finds out what is in store with this new release.

Mike Wild.
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Accurascale’s pioneering Chaldron coal wagons for ‘OO’

Mike Wild.

The rise in demand for coal in the 18th century saw introduction one of the first standardised wagon designs: the Chaldron. Accurascale has added these characterful and long-lasting wagons to its ‘OO’ gauge range – MIKE WILD takes a closer look.

Mike Wild.
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Hornby Launches TT:120

RICHARD WATSON

Hornby Hobbies launches an all new range for TT:120 in its biggest announcent for 2022.

RICHARD WATSON

VIDEO: Building the Great Central Railway – Part 5

MIKE WILD

In the fifth installment of our Building the Great Central Railway video series MIKE WILD installs the missing piece to complete the scenic area: the reservoir bridge

MIKE WILD

VIDEO: Accurascale Class 37 sound demonstration

MIKE WILD

The latest sound fitted samples of the soon to be released Accurascale Class 37 for ‘OO’ gauge are here. Mark Chivers and Richard Watson find out what is in store.

MIKE WILD

VIDEO: Heljan autumn project update

MIKE WILD

Heljan’s Ben Jones joins Hornby Magazine’s Mike Wild to discuss the latest progress on the manufacturer’s ‘OO’ and ‘O’ gauge locomotive and rolling stock models. Watch the full video here.

MIKE WILD
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VIDEO: All-new BR '9F' from Hornby

In the 50th anniversary of Hornby Railways, an all-new version of the powerful BR '9F' 2-10-0 freight locomotives has been created. MIKE WILD finds out what is in store with extra online only images and video.

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VIDEO: Dapol ‘Manor’ Class debut

The Great Western Railway ‘Manor’ 4-6-0 is the latest all-new ‘OO’ gauge locomotive to arrive from Dapol. MIKE WILD takes a detailed look at the first of two all-new ‘Manors’ to arrive.

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All-new Bachmann CLASS 37/4

Bachmann’s autumn announcements came with the surprise of a brand-new Class 37 for ‘OO’ gauge. First on the review desk is Class 37/4 37401 in InterCity Mainline livery – MIKE WILD inspects this enticing new arrival.

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FIRST REVIEW: KR Models delivers the Fell diesel

MIKE WILD

Its one of the most unusual prototype diesels built for British Railways, and now you can buy a ready-to-run ‘OO’ gauge version. MIKE WILD inspects KR Models all-new model of the unique Fell 2-D-2 diesel locomotive with an exclusive video demonstration of its sound functions.

MIKE WILD
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Hornby delivers its Mk 4 DVT for ‘OO’

Mike Wild.

The latest component of Hornby’s new Mk 4 carriage collection to arrive is the Driving Van Trailer. We take a detailed look at this new addition to complete Class 91 hauled push-pull trains.

Mike Wild.

VIDEO: Lineside on the East Coast Main Line

MIKE WILD

Join Mike Wild as he follows a selection of main line movements on the East Coast Main Line around Peterborough across the summer, exclusively on KeyModelWorld.

MIKE WILD
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Accurascale delivers new PCAs

The popular PCA cement wagons from Accurascale for ‘OO’ gauge are back for a second outing in original and current Castle Cement liveries. We take a closer look at this new batch.

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TRS Trains adds Working Diesel Exhausts

TRS TRAINS has applied its smoke generator technology to diesel locomotives, with the first project to arrive in the Hornby Magazine office being a Dapol Class 52 ‘Western’ equipped with twin atomisers for ‘OO’ gauge.

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Bachmann modern era DBSOs

The Driving Brake Second Open (DBSO) coaches are a sought-after part of the Bachmann Mk 2F collection. MIKE WILD checks out one of the latest versions which models these push-pull coaches in their final form. Read our full review online first here.