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The April 2021 issue of Hornby Magazine (HM166) is available now. You can read the full issue in page-turning PDF format or as individual features re-edited to suit the digital world. Indulge in the latest layout features and exclusive online videos, browse new releases in the News and Reviews, discover the secrets of railway modelling through our step by step guides and much more.
Although railway companies were primarily concerned with the transport of goods and passengers their influence spread to many other areas, one of which was the creation of new docks and harbours. EVAN GREEN-HUGHES takes a look at how the Great Central Railway created one of the most impressive of these, at Immingham in north east Lincolnshire.
Hornby's latest 'OO' gauge BR lined maroon Stanier 'Princess Royal' is put through its paces on the Hornby Magazine test track, Topley Dale.
Welcome to Hornby Magazine Issue 155 - May 2020. Subscribers can login in to the view the full issue as PDFs in this brand-new online service. Highlights include layouts in 'OO' and 'O' gauge, the latest model reviews from Bachmann and Heljan, five projects to inspire your modelling and much more. Login or sign up now to read HM155.
Join us for a quiet morning running session at Topley Dale station as we change from the usual Midland Region steam traction to 1980s Scottish diesels on a mixture of passenger and freight workings.
In the latest edition of Hornby Magazine HM154, Mike Wild looks at the Bachmann BR '9F' 2-10-0 and shows us how a twin speaker setup can be added together with stay alive and firebox flicker. Watch our video of the finished model here.
Hornby have released another charming addition to the ever growing Peckett range with this Port of London Authority Peckett.
Join editor Mike Wild in the Hornby Magazine workshop as he puts the impressive LMS 'Princess Royal' 4-6-2 from Hornby through its paces in this video.
Hornby's brand-new model of Stephenson's Rocket touched down in the Hornby Magazine office at the end of February. Watch our video of this outstanding new addition to the Hornby portfolio here.
Sixty years ago this month a name was attached to the last steam engine to be built for British Railways. That name was Evening Star, and the locomotive on which it was mounted was to become one of the most famous in UK railway history, as EVAN GREEN-HUGHES recalls.
Career railwayman GREG BROOKES set out to recreate the Midlands around Birmingham in the final years of the 1960s when BR green and maroon were giving way to corporate blue. Shenston Road is the result of an 18-year journey in 4mm scale modelling which continues to this day. Photography, Mike Wild.
A new version of Hornby’s R8247 Digital Command Control Accessory Decoder is being released in March. This new version supports programmable pulse duration, has a built in Capacitor Discharge Unit (CDU), three address modes and can support up to 2,044 addresses.