Hornby Magazine Videos

Hornby Magazine Videos

VIDEO: Hornby Magazine Show | June 2021

SUBSCRIBER EDITION: The Hornby Magazine Show is out now and subscribers can view extra behind the scenes images here unique to KeyModelWorld This month Mike takes on expansion of the 'O' gauge test track with modifications to its structure and trackplan, plus we have a round up of the new arrivals which feature in HM169 and more. Join Mike, Mark and Richard in the workshop today for your exclusive first look at the Hornby Magazine Show for June.

VIDEO: Bachmann 4 BEP EMU for 'OO' gauge

Bachmann's latest EMU for 'OO' gauge is the Class 410 4-BEP. To complement our review in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine (HM169) Mark Chivers talks about the new release in this video feature.

VIDEO: Hornby 'Merchant Navy' sound upgrade

Our latest exclusive sound installation guide for KeyModelWorld feature Digitrains sound file for the Bulleid air-smoothed 'Pacific' - and you can watch it for free this week only during Bulleid week. Join Mike Wild in the workshop to find out how to install sound in this model.

VIDEO: Mike and Mark talk Bulleid locomotives

2021 marks the 80th anniversary of the first Bulleid 'Merchant Navy' and 20 years since the launch of Hornby's current 'OO' gauge model of the air-smoothed 'Light Pacific'. Join Mike and Mark in the Hornby Magazine Workshop as they discuss all things Bulleid for our special celebration week.

VIDEO: KR Models Consett iron wagons

KR Models has received decorated samples of its all-new model of the Consett 56ton iron ore bogie wagons. Join Mike Wild and Richard Watson in the Hornby Magazine workshop as they take a closer look at these samples on video.

VIDEO: The Hornby Magazine Show | June 2021

The latest edition of the Hornby Magazine Show is available for all to watch now. This month we expand the 'O' gauge test track, bring you the latest model railway news, preview June's new releases and more. Plus subscribers can check our exclusive behind the scenes images in our Premium version of the Hornby Magazine Show.

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Doncaster

It’s the early 1960s and the transition from steam to diesel traction is in full swing on the East Coast Main Line. JOHN WHITE takes us back to the heyday of Doncaster station with his fabulous home-based ‘OO’ gauge layout.

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SULZER SOUNDS

The new Heljan Class 25/3 presented an opportunity to add extra functionality to the model as part of a sound installation. MIKE WILD installs a ZIMO chip into the new ‘OO’ gauge model with sound from Digitrains.

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Dawes Road

A switch of scale from amongst the smallest to amongst the largest led RICHARD BOOTHBY to build this atmospheric depot and station scene in ‘O’, set in the grimy 1980s.

VIDEO: Mike and Mark talk Mk 1 carriages

MIKE WILD and MARK CHIVERS meet in the Hornby Magazine workshop to discuss the options available to the modeller for Mk 1 carriages as part of our celebration of the 70th anniversary of this iconic range of rolling stock.

VIDEO: Lionheart Trains BR Mk 1 carriages for 'O'

Join MIKE WILD in the Hornby Magazine workshop as he takes a closer look at the new Lionheart Trains 'O' gauge Mk 1 carriages on video and don't miss our full review in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM168 - or online here at KeyModelWorld in the reviews section.

VIDEO: BR Mk 1 carriage tour

To celebrate 70 years of the British Railway's Mk 1 carriage fleet MARK CHIVERS takes a tour of one of the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway's preserved sets to show the differences between vehicle types.

VIDEO: Locoman Sounds Thompson 'Pacific' sounds

Locoman Sounds has introduced a series of new sound profiles for the Doehler & Haass sound decoder family to replicate the Thompson 'A2/2' and 'A2/3' 4-6-2s. In the latest issue we show how to install this new sound decoder in the Hornby 4-6-2 while in this video MIKE WILD demonstrates the sound functions of two of the four versions.

VIDEO: Hornby 'A2/3' sound installation guide

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we illustrate how to install digital sound in the new Hornby 'A2/2' 4-6-2. For our second related installation MIKE WILD demonstrates the installation process for the closely related 'A2/3' on video using the new Locoman Sounds sound project.

VIDEO: Hornby's 'Coronation Scot' carriages for 'OO'

Hornby has released its all-new collection of 'Coronation Scot' carriages for 'OO' gauge. Join Mike Wild in the Hornby Magazine workshop to see them in action and read our full review in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM168, June 2021 - or online here at KeyModelWorld.

VIDEO: Hornby Magazine Show | May 2021

The latest Hornby Magazine Show feature video is available to watch now. Join us as Richard completes the narrow gauge extension plus we finish the journey to Tan-Y-Bwlch on the Ffestiniog Railway before leaving the railway to explore an old slate mine to discover the industry behind the railway. We also have the latest news and new arrivals in the Hornby Magazine Workshop on show which feature in HM168.

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Dent

Construction of this stunning ‘OO’ gauge home-based layout has proved to be the perfect diversion for Paramedic General Manager NICK CASON. Here he reveals the story of his recently completed model of one of the stations on the legendary Settle & Carlisle line.

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MAKING TRACKS

This summer, a threemonth exhibition will launch in Chester Cathedral and the centrepiece will be a mammoth 64ft long ‘OO’ gauge model of the West Coast Main Line built by Pete Waterman and his friends. MIKE WILD and RICHARD WATSON visited the build in its final phases of construction to find out more in words, pictures and video.

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Blue 'Merchant' arrives

For the first time since 2017, a new version of Hornby’s sought-after Bulleid airsmoothed ‘Merchant Navy’ has arrived. MIKE WILD takes a closer look at 35024.

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Lionheart’s Mk 1s

2021 marks 70 years since introduction of the British Railways Mk 1 carriage design and Lionheart Trains has just delivered the first of its all-new ‘O’ gauge ready-to-run models. MIKE WILD finds out if these could be the definitive version for 7mm scale.

VIDEO: Weathering 'Warflat' wagons for 'OO'

For our latest video weathering guide Mike Wild looks to his wagon fleet and demonstrates how to create a weathered wood effect deck for a Bachmann 'Warflat' wagon as well as chassis colouring for a realistic finish. Join us in the workshop on video now.

VIDEO: JSA COIL CARRIERS

The latest ‘OO’ gauge wagon release from Accurascale models the fleet of JSA covered and open steel coil carriers. MIKE WILD assesses how these super-detailed new arrivals measure up.

VIDEO: Bachmann Class 45 with ZIMO digital sound

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM167, May 2021 - we show how to install sound and stay alive into the popular Bachmann Class 45 1Co-Co1 for 'OO' gauge. In this video Mike Wild demonstrates the completed model on Topley Dale.

Stay alive with DCC Concepts

DCC Concepts has gone back to the drawing board to create its new range of stay alives using smaller components and a flexible system which allows for easier positioning of parts within a locomotive. Read the full story here and watch our video demonstration.

VIDEO: Revolution's DRS Class 37/4

Revolution Trains has released its first ready-to-run 'O' gauge model - a limited edition modelling DRS Class 37/4 37405 produced by Heljan. We review this model in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM167 - and you can watch it in action on our garden railway here.

VIDEO: Hornby's 'A2/3' 4-6-2 for 'OO'

The latest 'Pacific' to arrive from Hornby for review is its follow up to the Thompson 'A2/2' - the 'A2/3'. Join Mike Wild in the Hornby Magazine workshop as we put 60512 Steady Aim through its paces and don't miss our full review of this new release in the latest issue - HM167.

VIDEO: Heljan Class 25/3 for 'OO' gauge

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine (HM167) we review Heljan's all-new 'OO' gauge model of the Class 25/3. Watch our sample in action here fitted with a ZIMO sound decoder.

VIDEO: Heljan Class 86/0 for 'OO' gauge

The Class 86 has been a stalwart of the West Coast Main Line from its introduction in 1965, with numerous sub classes and modifications through the years. Join Hornby Magazine's Mike Wild in the workshop as he puts a weathered version of 86034 through its paces on our test track.

VIDEO: Hornby Magazine Show | April 2021

Join Richard as he embarks on the second part of his project to expand Hornby Magazine's 'OO9' gauge layout by taking inspiration from the fabulous Ffestiniog Railway in North Wales. Along with the layout build Richard also visits the railway for a full behind the scenes look including driver's eye view footage and more.

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HALIFAX POWELL STREET

Competition between the pre-Grouping railways for access to Lancashire and Yorkshire’s towns and cities was fierce. PETER DURANT shows how he created this fictional station in Halifax which has a strong grounding in reality in ‘OO’ scale. Photography, Peter Durant.