Hornby Magazine

Key Publishing's model railway magazine written for modellers by modellers. New issue available on the first Thursday of every month featuring all the latest model railway news, reviews, features and more.

Hornby Magazine

Edited by Mark Chivers alongside Publisher Mike Wild, Hornby Magazine set out with a new approach and was aimed squarely at newcomers and returnees to the hobby, as well as those who were established in the hobby.

Its mix of inspirational and shows-you-how features, coupled to the best model railway layout photography and latest product reviews soon caught on as modellers everywhere discovered its fresh, new approach, talking in a language that everyone understood and not assuming everyone reading it was full of technical knowledge.

There will always be at least 90 pages of editorial in every issue of Hornby Magazine, making it the best value read of all the model railway titles. It is regularly promoted at retail outlets and can be found at W H Smiths, Tesco, Sainsbury, Asda, Morrisons, Mills and many other good news outlets, including independent newsagents. Where it isn’t stocked, it can be ordered. Just ask!

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Latest articles from Hornby Magazine

View the latest news and features from Hornby Magazine below.

Accurascale reveal tippler samples

Accurascale has received decorated samples of its 'OO' gauge PTA/JTA/JUA bogie tippler wagons. These highly detailed models are expected to be released in September 2020 with a choice of outer and inner five vehicle packs. 

Heljan centre headcode Class 40

The latest improved pre-production sample of Heljan's 'O' gauge centre headcode Class 40 has arrived for inspection before final adjustments and entering the tooling stage.

Bachmann Summer announcements

Bachmann has announced seven new building releases for 'N' gauge in its second British Railway Announcements of 2020 together with an updated list of new arrivals for the next three months.

Feature Premium

Building a Routemex signal in 'O'

A new range of two, three and four-aspect colour light signal kits has been introduced by Routemex for 'O' gauge. MIKE WILD explores how they are built.

Ambleton Vale Feature Premium

VIDEO: Ambleton Vale

In this video we visit Ray Taylor and Anna Bass' characterful 'N' gauge exhibition layout Ambleton Vale. Join us as we tour the branch line and its brilliant detail.

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Latest model railway news

Read all the latest model railway news from Key Model World and Hornby Magazine.

Heljan 'O' gauge Class 33 in colour

A selection of decorated samples for Heljan’s new ‘O’ gauge Class 33/0 have been revealed modelling locomotives with and without high intensity headlights.

Hatton’s develops four and six wheel carriages

Hattons Model Railways is working on a series of four and six-wheel carriages for ‘OO’ gauge. The first batch is expected to be available in the first quarter of 2021 with prices starting at £30 per coach.

Heljan's decorated 'O' gauge Class 03

The first full decorated sample of the BR Class 03 0-6-0 diesel shunter for ‘O’ gauge has been received by Heljan for inspection.

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Magazine Contacts 

 

Publisher

Mike Wild

mike.wild@keypublishing.com

Acting Editor

Mark Chivers

mark.chivers@keypublishing.com

Associate Editor

Jonathan Newton

jonathan.newton@keypublishing.com

For subscription and mail order enquiries:

orders@keypublishing.com

Head of Advertisement Sales

Brodie Baxter

brodie.baxter@keypublishing.com