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The August 2020 issue of Hornby Magazine (HM158) is here and 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.

Garden railway construction Feature Premium

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.

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.

Class 37 sound Feature Premium

VIDEO: Class 37 sound for 'OO' gauge

In this online feature we show how to install digital sound into the Bachmann Class 37 using a ZIMO MX644D decoder and Rail Exclusive speaker. 

ScotRail Mk 3s Review Premium

Hornby Inter7City Mk 3s

EXCLUSIVE ONLINE REVIEW!
Read our verdict on Hornby's new Inter7City liveried sliding door Mk 3s here first and watch them running in full formation on our test track.

A2/2 and A2/3 samples debut

Hornby has taken delivery of the first engineering samples of its new ‘OO’ gauge Thompson ‘A2/2’ and ‘A2/3’ class ‘Pacifics’, together with an early running sample for evaluation by the company’s development team.

RailRoad+ Class 47 decoration samples

Hornby has received decorated samples of its forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge RailRoad Plus models, with three colourful GB Railfreight Class 47s leading the charge.

New ‘Terriers’ in bound

A new selection of Hornby’s diminutive ‘OO’ gauge Stroudley ‘Terrier’ 0-6-0Ts are on their way.

Rails approves Gas Turbine artwork

Rails of Sheffield has approved livery artwork for its new ‘OO’ gauge 18000 BR gas turbine locomotive.

Darstaed Thompson Coach Update

Development work continues on Darstaed/Ellis Clark Trains’ Thompson main line carriages for ‘O’ gauge.

New Train-Tech Relay Controller

Train-Tech has added a new twin-channel Relay Controller (Cat No. RL1) to its range of electronic model railway accessories, suitable for analogue or digital use.