Hornby Magazine

Hornby Magazine

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’OO’ GAUGE DAPOL’S SOUND-EQUIPPED CLASS 68s

REVIEWS DAPOL’S latest batch of ‘OO’...

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Rails develops SECR box van

Rails of Sheffield is working in partnership with Dapol to produce...

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LATEST CLASS 86 DEVELOPMENT

Heljan has shown the latest engineering sample of the Class 86/0...

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Heljan shows first ‘O’ gauge DMU samples

Development of Heljan’s new ‘O’ gauge Class 121 single...

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66 ON A BUDGET

WORKBENCH To mark 21 years since the arrival of the EWS Class...

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WHAT DID A CROSTI REALLY SOUND LIKE?

The latest sound fitting feature in HM144 about the Crosti ‘9F’...

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Bachmann’s CLASS 90 debuts

REVIEWS FEATURE The fleet of 50 7,860hp Class 90 Bo-Bo overhead...

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ALL-NEW CLASS 45 PROJECT FOR ‘OO’

Heljan reveals Class 45/1 nose end detail. Original...

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THE GREAT ELECTRIC TRAIN SHOW

4 More layouts revealed for SOAR Valley Model...

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DIGITRAINS COMMISSIONS ‘N’ GAUGE ‘KINGS’

A series of four limited edition models of the GWR ‘King’...

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Mossdale

The spectacular scenery of the Settle & Carlisle line around Garsdale gave COLIN FISHER all the inspiration he needed to develop this impressive ‘OO’ gauge loft layout which models the route in the days of corporate blue. Photography, Mike Wild.

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A prototype for everything

I was fascinated by the picture of the Ivatt 2-6-0 crossing Barmouth...

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Barmouth Junction Part 2

In the second part of our feature on Barmouth Junction, GEOFF TAYLOR takes us behind the scenes to explain how this complex railway system operates using digital control and computers.

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Flying Scotsman USA tour sample

The 50th anniversary of Flying Scotsman’s tour of the United...

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Terrain mats

’OO’ & ‘O’GAUGE • Price: £15.00 • Cat...

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Accurascale ‘92’ tooling starts

Accurascale has revealed that CAD drawing work for its ‘OO’...

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MINERVA PLANS CLASS 14 FOR ‘O’

Minerva has selected the BR Class 14 as its next ‘O’ gauge...

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Accurascale debuts CEMFLO TANKERS

REVIEWS FOR ‘OO’ FIRST REVIEW • Price: from £24.94...

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The Cambrian Coast Line

RAILWAY REALISM Even though it is one of the wildest and most...

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SILK PURSES, SOW’S EARS

WORKBENCH Having looked at repaints and revamps, TIM SHACKLETON...

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‘PRAIRIE’decorated

UPDATE HORNBY REVEALS… Hornby has received the...

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Barmouth Junction

Barmouth Junction was a beautiful station in West Wales. In the first of a two part feature GEOFF TAYLOR explains how he created this impressive railway system in ‘OO’gauge which models three other Cambrian Coast locations in one layout. Photography, Mike Wild.

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TREATMENT Traıns

RAIL HEAD While leaves on the line have become a regular topic...

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CORNER FILLERS

REVIEWS ‘OO’GAUGE • Price: from £10.70 • Cat...

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Creating a realistic BUILDING SITE

MAKING A SCENE How do you fill those awkward areas on a layout...

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BANANA VAN HEADS DAPOL’S LATEST ‘O’ANNOUNCEMENTS

UPDATE DAPOL has announced a new model of the 10ton banana...

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Addison Park

London Underground layouts are rare – and even more so in 3mm:1ft...

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Skalescenics returns with Hornby

REVIEWS ALL SCALES • Price: From £3.50 • Cat No:...

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STAFF PROJECTS Guilt trip

While it hasn’t been forgotten, progress on the redevelopment...

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Crosti ‘SUPER SOUND’

DIGITAL CONTROL Less detailed locomotives can present an advantage...