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HELLO AND WELCOME to the latest issue of Hornby Magazine. As we completed HM155 we were expecting to continue with our plans for the Hornby Centenary special issue, but with the impact of coronavirus on the availability of magazines we have decided to postpone the celebratory issue until our October issue.
To continue our celebration of Hornby’s 100th anniversary, TIM SHACKLETON looks to push detail further using quality aftermarket components and simple, easy-to-learn skills. Here he shows what you can do with a Hornby ‘8F’ and ‘Patriot’ to improve these under-rated Hornby ‘OO’ gauge locomotives.
Irish Model Railways has recently expanded its range of ‘OO’ gauge Irish outline wagons with the addition of the distinctive bagged fertiliser carriers, the latest development of the project to produce several wagon types on the common 42ft long chassis.
DAPOL has confirmed details of its new ‘O’ gauge readyto- run model of the Great Western Railway (GWR) H7 Conflat wagon.
The final years of steam were a fascinating time recorded and lamented by many. Books and photographs on the subject have been copious, but Allan Heyes’ Northern Rail Rover is undoubtedly one of the most atmospheric and interesting records of the final years of steam in the North of England.