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Hornby Magazine July 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM169, July 2021. Highlights of this issue our first reviews of the Bachmann 4-BEP EMU for 'OO' and Kato 'N' gauge Class 800, Kernow Model Rail Centre's LSWR Road Vans and more plus John White's stunning model of Doncaster is one of three great layouts inside alongside step by step guides, inspirational features and more. Read the full magazine in PDF format here and check out our latest video content in the Video Features section from Thursday June 3.

VIDEO: Hornby Magazine Show | June 2021

SUBSCRIBER EDITION: The Hornby Magazine Show is out now and subscribers can view extra behind the scenes images here unique to KeyModelWorld This month Mike takes on expansion of the 'O' gauge test track with modifications to its structure and trackplan, plus we have a round up of the new arrivals which feature in HM169 and more. Join Mike, Mark and Richard in the workshop today for your exclusive first look at the Hornby Magazine Show for June.

VIDEO: Heljan's updated 'O' gauge Mk 1s

In this latest video from the Hornby Magazine team we showcase Heljan's new 'O' gauge BR Mk 1s with Commonwealth and B4 bogies running on our garden railway behind a Heljan 'O' gauge Class 50. Join Mike Wild in the workshop to find out more and read the full review in HM169.

VIDEO: Mike and Mark talk Bulleid locomotives

2021 marks the 80th anniversary of the first Bulleid 'Merchant Navy' and 20 years since the launch of Hornby's current 'OO' gauge model of the air-smoothed 'Light Pacific'. Join Mike and Mark in the Hornby Magazine Workshop as they discuss all things Bulleid for our special celebration week.

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Buying guide: Bulleid 'Light Pacifics'

2021 marks the 20th anniversary of Hornby’s super-detailed ‘OO’ gauge model of Bulleid’s air-smoothed ‘Light Pacifics’, which has proved immensely popular over the past two decades. MARK CHIVERS looks back at this and some of the other significant releases across ‘N’, ‘OO’ and ‘O’ scales.

Updated: Dapol 'O' gauge HBA/HEA hoppers

Dapol has added the 32.5ton HBA hopper to its ‘O’ gauge HEA wagon project plans, first announced back in 2014 and confirmed identities and liveries for the initial batch of releases. 

VIDEO: The Hornby Magazine Show | June 2021

The latest edition of the Hornby Magazine Show is available for all to watch now. This month we expand the 'O' gauge test track, bring you the latest model railway news, preview June's new releases and more. Plus subscribers can check our exclusive behind the scenes images in our Premium version of the Hornby Magazine Show.

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Dawes Road

A switch of scale from amongst the smallest to amongst the largest led RICHARD BOOTHBY to build this atmospheric depot and station scene in ‘O’, set in the grimy 1980s.

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Bogie upgrades for Heljan Mk 1s

Heljan has issued a new batch of 7mm scale Mk 1 carriages with two new designs of bogie. MIKE WILD takes a closer look at the First Corridor and Gangway Brake models.

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Hornby Maglight lighting system

Following the release of its illuminated four and six-wheel carriages (HM164), Hornby has now released its bespoke magnetic LED lighting system as a standalone unit.