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Hornby Magazine September 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM171, September 2021. Highlights of this issue include our ultimate guide to Pete Waterman's stunning Making Tracks layout for Chester Cathedral, first reviews of the Heljan AEC railcar for 'OO' and Lynton and Barnstaple Railway 2-4-2T Lyn plus Hornby's latest Pendolino and more. Read the full magazine in PDF format here and check out our latest video content in the Video Features section from Thursday August 5.

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Bachmann unveils all-new ‘OO’ Class 47

Bachmann has unveiled an all-new ‘OO’ gauge Brush Type 4 (BR Class 47) Co-Co diesel for its Branchline range. Read the full story here and watch Bachmann's launch video.

Dapol 'Manor' sound

Dapol has produced a video showcasing a pre-production sample of its forthcoming 'OO' gauge GWR 'Manor' 4-6-0 fitted with digital sound.

Hornby 48DS Review Premium

Express Dairy 48DS

Hornby’s popular ‘OO’ gauge Ruston and Hornsby 48DS four-wheeled diesel shunter and Conflat wagon is back, this time in Express Dairy colours.

Heljan Class 33 33025 Review Premium

More Class 33s for ‘OO’

The popularity of Heljan’s reworked modern era Class 33/0 from June 2020 prompted the manufacturer to make quick work of a second production run for ‘OO’ gauge. On the review desk is one of six versions which arrived with Heljan stockists in July and it models 33025.

Hornby Merchant Navy Review Premium

Second-series tender for Hornby ‘MN’

Hornby's expanded collection of Bulleid air-smoothed ‘Merchant Navy’ models has bolstered the off-the-shelf options with the arrival of 35017 Belgian Marine (Cat No. R3861) and 35029 Ellerman Lines (R3649).

‘J50’ 0-6-0T ‘N’ext for Sonic

Sonic Models has revealed details of its next ‘N’ gauge locomotive – the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) ‘J50’ 0-6-0T.

Heljan receives 86/4 deco sample

Heljan has received the first decorated sample of its newly-tooled ‘OO' gauge Class 86/4 electrics for evaluation, with the arrival of 86416 in Rail Express Systems (RES) livery.

PI Kerr, Stuart ‘Victory’ decorated samples arrive

Planet Industrials (PI) has taken delivery of decorated samples of its newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Kerr, Stuart ‘Victory’ 0-6-0T for assessment.

Heljan Class 47 for ‘O’ in production

Decorated samples of Heljan’s all-new ‘O’ gauge Brush Type 4 (Class 47) diesel have been received by the manufacturer, prior to production getting underway.