Colour for Coronation coaches  

Hornby has unveiled decorated samples of its forthcoming all-new ‘OO’ gauge LNER Coronation carriages.

WIN! Hornby’s ‘Big Four Collection’ comprising four ‘OO’ gauge steam locomotives, worth £845.

Hornby Magazine is offering the chance to win four superb Hornby ‘OO’ gauge steam locomotives from the ‘Big Four Collection’, worth £845. The closing date for entries is 5pm GMT on July 25 2024.

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Modelling Gresley 'V2' 60800 Green Arrow

Locomotive-specific detailing can still be added to improve the newest ready-to-run models even further. RICHARD HALL shows how you can upgrade Bachmann’s already excellent model of ‘V2’ Green Arrow in its preserved condition.

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Stretching across 118 spectacular miles, the Highland Main Line is a vital artery linking the Far North for more than 150 years, as EVAN GREEN-HUGHES explains.

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Commonwealth of Australia

In recent months Hornby has released a significant number of Gresley ‘A4’ 4-6-2s,primarily in its Hornby Dublo range as part of the Great Gathering 10th anniversary collection. This new ‘OO’ gauge ‘A4’ arrival is from the main range, but no less exciting as it represents one of the five Commonwealth-named ‘A4s’ in original condition, finished as 4491 Commonwealth of Australia.

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What Next? LNER

Continuing his survey of the ‘Big Four’ railways, Trevor Jones picks out some ‘missing links’ of the LNER and constituents that could be modelled in ‘OO’ gauge.

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Great Gathering anniversary collection – Part two

Last issue (HM200) we looked at the first half of the new Hornby Dublo Great Gathering tenth anniversary collection, and now the three remaining Gresley ‘A4s’ - 60007 (Cat No. R30266), 60008 (R30265) and 60009 (R30263) in BR condition are here.

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Hornby ‘Big Four‘ Collection: LNER ‘A1’ 4478 Hermit

Hornby’s ‘Big Four’ Collection commemorates 100 years of these famous railways, with Gresley ‘A1’ 4478 Hermit flying the flag for the London North Eastern Railway (LNER).

Heljan reveals largest ever locomotive for ‘OO’

Heljan has unveiled plans to produce the London and North Eastern Railway’s unique Beyer-Garratt ‘U1’ 2-8-0 + 0-8-2T for ‘OO’.

Rapido reveals four new 'OO' locomotive projects

Rapido Trains UK has revealed its Winter release plans with four new ‘OO’ gauge locomotive projects heading the line-up.