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Hornby Magazine Videos
Hornby Introduces Steam Generators
Check out Hornby's new development, an all-new generator for use within its 'OO' gauge steam locomotives. Read the whole story here.
VIDEO: Hornby reveals 2022 range
Hornby's exciting new catalogue for 2022 launched on January 10. Join Mike Wild and Mark Chivers in the Hornby Magazine Workshop as they dig through the treasures which lie within and reveal the full 2022 line up of new products on video.
VIDEO: Bachmann 'OO9' narrow gauge Double Fairlie
Join Mike Wild as he takes a closer look at the exciting new 'OO9' gauge Double Fairlie narrow gauge steam engine from Bachmann.
The secret is out and the first of Bachmann’s new ‘OO9’ Double Fairlie locomotives will be in the shops this winter. MIKE WILD takes a closer look at this exciting new narrow gauge steam engine with a full review including video of the model in action.
VIDEO: Hornby's Tornado with Locoman Sounds
The A1 Steam Trust's new build Peppercorn 'A1' 4-6-2 60163 Tornado is the subject of our latest sound demonstration video to go with our full installation guide in Hornby Magazine Yearbook No 14 for 2022 - on sale now. Watch our completed installation which uses Hornby's BR lined blue liveried model of 60163 plus Locoman Sounds' all-new sound profile for the high-profile main line registered 'Pacific' here.
Impressed by the quality of modern ‘N’ gauge models, PETER BRACKENBURY recreated the railway scene of the East Midlands for his latest exhibition layout creating a trackplan with subtle differences to the norm.
Pete Waterman’s Leamington Spa
It’s the model railway we all dream we could build if we had the space and time. PETE WATERMAN OBE invited Hornby Magazine behind the scenes to see the latest progress on his amazing ‘O’ gauge model of Leamington Spa, Hatton Bank and Brinklow. Join us for a full tour with exclusive KeyModelWorld only images and a full 30 minute long video tour inside. Photography, Mike Wild.
OO Works LSWR ‘A12’ 0-4-2
The London and South Western Railway’s characterful ‘A12’ 0-4-2 is the latest locomotive to be offered by specialist manufacturer OO Works. MIKE WILD reviews this new arrival.
Building a signalbox is one thing, but what if you could give it a full interior, lighting and realistic sound? That’s exactly what DAN EVASON did with this super-detailed Ratio kit in 4mm scale.
VIDEO: A Fairlie good idea
The Hornby Magazine team are building a new narrow gauge model railway. Join Mike Wild and Richard Watson as they embark on a 'quick' project to model a Ffestiniog style narrow gauge layout inspired by the arrival of Bachmann's first ever ready-to-run 'OO9' Double Fairlie 0-4-4-0T. Log in or sign up to KeyModelWorld to watch this 1hr long feature video first today!
Hornby streamlined ‘Princess Coronation’ for ‘OO’
Hornby has completed its new range of Stanier ‘Princess Coronation’ 4-6-2s with the arrival of the stunning streamlined version. Mike Wild takes a closer look at this icon of the 1930s races to the north.
VIDEO: Return of the ‘Clan’
Join Mike Wild and Richard Watson as they look over Hornby's latest release, the BR 'Clan' 4-6-2 Standard 6MT.
Reading to Paddington
The Great Western Main Line from Reading to Twyford and beyond is the setting for this astounding ‘OO’ gauge model railway built by John Southern. ANDREW KEAST reveals its story and how this layout came to be. Photography, Mike Wild.
Return of the ‘Clan’
Hornby’s BR ‘Clan’ 4-6-2 has been out of production for almost 10 years, but now it is back. MIKE WILD reviews one of two new arrivals for this autumn.
Bachmann’s ‘OO’ gauge models of the Class 220 and 221 Voyager units pre-date the inclusion of decoder interfaces, but with the right parts they can be upgraded to digital sound and lighting. MIKE WILD shows how.
RAILS GAS TURBINE PIONEER
The British gas turbine locomotives have proved popular subjects in recent years. MIKE WILD inspects Rails of Sheffield’s latest exclusive ‘OO’ gauge model of Swiss built 18000 – Britain’s first gas turbine railway locomotive.
VIDEO: Accurascale 21ton minerals
Accurascale's all-new BR 21ton mineral coal wagons have arrived. Join Mike Wild and Richard Watson as they put these new additions through their paces around the office test track layout Topley Dale.
Coil A steel wagons
Accurascale’s new 21ft 6in wagon chassis has been put to good use with the arrival of the first ready-to-run model of the Coil A steel wagons. MIKE WILD reviews this new release and explains what they are.
Accurascale 21ton minerals
The latest coal wagons to arrive in Accurascale’s ‘Powering Britain’ collection are these richly detailed BR 21ton mineral wagons. MIKE WILD takes a closer look.
Locomotion Models ‘Improved Precedent’
The National Collection in Miniature just got bigger with the arrival of the exclusive Bachmann-made model of LNWR ‘Improved Precedent’ 2-4-0 790 Hardwicke. MIKE WILD runs the rule over this historic steam locomotive.
Rocket and the Flackwell Trials
Hornby’s all-new model of Rocket was a stunning and award winning addition to its range in 2020. TREVOR JONES saw simple ways to enhance this tiny model ’s haulage capacity and appearance.
VIDEO: Bachmann sound-fitted deluxe Class 47 demonstration
Bachmann's all-new 'OO' gauge Class 47 is arriving in the shops this autumn including a new feature laden sound-fitted deluxe version of each livery. Mike Wild and Richard Watson put the deluxe version through its paces with this comprehensive sound demonstration video.
Heljan's all-new Brush Type 4 for 'O'
The Class 47 is a hot topic for new releases this month with Heljan set to deliver its all-new multi-era model of the Brush Type 4 in November. MIKE WILD gets up close and personal with this new arrival for ‘O’ gauge.
Bachmann Winter announcements 2021
Bachmann is announcing new products in its Winter announcements 2021 video, watch the video premiere here.
VIDEO: Heljan autumn product update
EXCLUSIVE SUBSCRIBER VIDEO: Join Mike Wild in the Hornby Magazine workshop for an exclusive KeyModelWorld interview with Heljan's Ben Jones as he shows the latest samples from the manufacturer for OO and O gauge. Sign in or sign up now to watch the full in-depth video now.
PowerHaul Class 70 digital sound upgrades
The Freightliner and Colas Rail Freight operated Class 70 diesel locomotives are amongst the most advanced on the British network. MIKE WILD shows how a ZIMO decoder can be installed into the Bachmann ‘OO’ gauge model along with DCC Concepts and Rail Exclusive products for a full suite of sound.
VIDEO: The 2021 Great Electric Train Show
The Great Electric Train Show returned to the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes on October 2/3. In this video the Hornby Magazine team brings you the highlights from the show, the 2021 Hornby Magazine Model Railway Award winners, new releases and new announcements in the news.
Bachmann renews its ‘V2’ for 'OO' gauge
The Gresley ‘V2’ has been a longstanding part of the Bachmann range, but it was in need of fresh attention and that is exactly what has happened. MIKE WILD inspects the all-new LNER 2-6-2 for ‘OO’.
VIDEO: Bachmann 'V2' sound demonstration
MIKE WILD and RICHARD WATSON inspect the all-new sound features on the Bachmann 'V2' 2-6-2 for ‘OO’.
VIDEO: Accurascale product launch
And now for something completely different! Join Accurascale for their latest 'OO' gauge announcement. Don't forget you can see the first engineering samples this weekend at the Great Electric Train Show.