Articles from the latest issue of Hornby Magazine in digital format
Childhood memories from the Croydon area inspired RAY TAYLOR and ANNA BASS to build White Meadow Quarry. This busy 'N' gauge layout combines main line and industrial railways in an unusual setting. Discover its story in word, pictures and video.RAY TAYLOR and ANNA BASS
Thanks to the recent introduction of several new models of industrial prototypes, interest in non-main line railways has boomed over the last couple of years. EVAN GREEN-HUGHES examines the world of private railways and explains how they can inspire future modelling projects.EVAN GREEN-HUGHES
By their very nature, junctions are fascinating, especially where multiple route permutations are possible. PAUL LUNN selects a few real-life examples and shows how you can replicate them in model form.Artwork and photography by Paul A. Lunn, unless stated otherwisePAUL LUNN
One of the most recognisable British-built diesel locomotives is the Class 58 - a successful design which never quite achieved its potential, as EVAN GREEN-HUGHES explains.EVAN GREEN-HUGHES
The 1983-introduced heavy freight Class 58 is the perfect follow-up to Heljan’s popular Class 56 for ‘O’ gauge. MIKE WILD takes a detailed look at Mainline blue 58021 while we catch up with Heljan's Ben Jones to see a sample in action on Britain's Biggest Model Railway.MIKE WILD
In the fourth part of our weathering series, Mike Wild and Jonathan Newton select a pair of classic diesels to give the new Heljan NBL prototype 10800 and a Bachmann Sulzer Type 2 a full weathered finish.MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON.
Voting for the 2023 Hornby Magazine Model Railway Awards is now open on Key Model World! MARK CHIVERS reveals this year’s categories and nominees - vote for your favourite products, manufacturers, YouTuber and retailers here. Voting closes at 11.59pm on September 25 2023.MARK CHIVERS
One of the biggest model railways in the UK is set to expand further with conversion of its storage yard into a facility recreating the likes of Tinsley and Healey Mills yards. Owner SIMON GEORGE talks to MIKE WILD about the latest evolution of this ‘O’ gauge behemoth.Photography, Mike Wild and Jonathan NewtonSIMON GEORGE
Accurascale has revealed its latest all-new ‘OO’ gauge wagon project – the ubiquitous BR 16ton steel mineral open wagon.MARK CHIVERS
Accurascale has received First Engineering Prototype samples of its forthcoming newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Great Eastern ‘Buckjumper’ 0-6-0Ts for assessment by the company’s project team.MARK CHIVERS
New in at the Key Model World Shop are Lifecolor paint bundles and an airbrushing starter bundle offering all the equipment you need in one purchase including a Sparmax MAX-4 airbrush, ARISM compressor, Spray Booth and Cleaning Pot.MIKE WILD
In part two of our 1960s weathering series, we go to town on a pair of Hornby BR '9F' 2-10-0s as we create different weathered finishes for a BR Standard and Crosti locomotive using readily available Lifecolor acrylic paints and introduce airbrushing techniques. Watch now for free when you sign up for a free member account.MIKE WILD and JONATHAN NEWTON.