OO9 gauge

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Kinwardine Wharf

Evoking the appeal of narrow gauge railways in an industrial setting, CHARLES INSLEY’S superb ‘OO9’ gauge layout captures the essence of a quintessentially West Midlands scene. Photography, Mike Bisset.

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Hornby Magazine | September 2020 PDF reader

Welcome to the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM159, September 2020! This feature packed edition adds up to 196 pages with our FREE 32-page Southern Region modelling guide supplement on top of our standard 164 page issue. We also have an exclusive competition to win White Rose Modelworks baseboards plus a Hornby locomotive, wagons and Skaledale buildings with a total prize value of more than £750. Read the full magazine in PDF format here and check out our latest video content in the Online Exclusives section.

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Ashbury Wharf

Lying almost forgotten for years, this vintage ‘OO9’ gauge layout was resurrected by its home club Astolat Model Railway Circle and is now returning to life for a brand-new audience. Photography, Trevor Jones.

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FFESTINIOG RAILWAY ‘BUG BOX’ COACHES

New from Peco are these delightful ‘OO9’ four-wheel Ffestiniog Railway Bug Box coaches.

VIDEO: Peco 'Bug Box' carriages for 'OO9'

Peco has released the first of its new collection of 'OO9' narrow gauge Ffestiniog Railway 'Bug Box' carriages. Watch them in action on our 'OO9' terminus layout, Wardle Bay, here in our latest video.

Kinwardine Wharf, 'OO9'

Kinwardine Wharf is Charles Insley's busy narrow gauge dockside railway. It is set on the Welsh borders in the 1920s and 1930s and features steam operation for all its train services. Look out for a full feature on this layout in Hornby Magazine.

Lyn at livery stage

Heljan’s forthcoming ‘OO9’ Lynton and Barnstaple Railway (L&BR) Baldwin 2-4-2T Lyn has reached the decoration stage of the process, with the manufacturer taking delivery of the latest samples for evaluation during May.

Heljan's 'OO9' L&B Baldwin LYN Progresses

HELJAN recently took delivery of the latest running sample of its forthcoming ‘OO9’ Lynton and Barnstaple Railway (L&BR) Baldwin 2-4-2T Lyn for approval.

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VIDEO: Static grass for beginners

Static grass can enhance the scenery on any model railway. In this exclusive online video we showcase the methods used by the Hornby Magazine team to create its exhibition layouts.

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VIDEO: Ballasting for Beginners

In this exclusive online video feature we show you how to ballast your model railway for realism and detail using Woodland Scenics ballasts and simple techniques.