Hornby Magazine

VIDEO: S Stock digital sound

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we show how to install DCC sound and lights into Bachmann's London Transport Museum S Stock. MIKE WILD showcases the finished result in this video using Legomanbiffo's latest ESU sound files.

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Theobald’s Yard

Orpington and District Model Railway Society chose a multi-gauge scenario for its busy 7mm scale industrial layout. MARTIN COOMBS and the operating team reveal how and why it was built - and what is next for its future. Photography, Trevor Jones.

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WARTIME HEAVY FREIGHT

In times of national crisis our railways are often called on to perform extraordinary feats, and in the Second World War freight traffic rose to such an extent that a special breed of locomotive was required to deal with it. EVAN GREEN-HUGHES explains all.

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Staff Projects: Garden Railway Construction | Part Two

In the second part of Hornby Magazine Editor MIKE WILD’S three-part series on the construction of his ‘O’ gauge garden railway, he moves on to the return loop and development of the power system.

Hornby reveals LMR open third!

Hornby has revealed that it is working on a 'OO' gauge model of the Open Third carriages hauled by Rocket on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway for release in September this year!

VIDEO: Melton Mowbray (North)

We met with John Spence who gave us the rundown on his fantastic Leicestershire based layout which models the former Melton Mowbray (North) station in 'N' gauge. Watch it here.

KR Models to produce 'N' gauge 'King'

KR Models has opened the expression of interest form for its 'N' gauge GWR 'King' project. The model is planned for release in late 2021 subject to receiving sufficient interest.

Heljan shows Class 45/1 in colour

Heljan has released images of a hand-painted version of its new 'OO' gauge model of the Class 45/1 ahead of its release.

Heljan shows decorated Cargowaggons for 'OO'

Heljan has received decorated samples of the new batch of 'OO' gauge Cargowaggon Habfis sliding door bogie vans. The new set of vehicles model six different wagons including pristine and weathered examples plus a pair replicating the RailAdventure barrier wagons used to bring new trains from mainland Europe to the UK via the Channel Tunnel. 

Accurascale Class 92 materialises

Accurascale has received the first engineering prototype (EP) sample of its new ‘OO’ gauge Brush Class 92 Co-Co electric for evaluation.