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Hornby's Gresley 'W1' 4-6-4

It’s here! Hornby’s brand-new model of the unique Gresley ‘W1’ 4-6-4 in original condition arrived in December, and is already in short supply. MIKE WILD inspects one of the most eagerly anticipated models from Hornby. Read our full review and watch our video showcasing the model in action on Topley Dale.

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Dapol delivers its ‘Large Prairie’

The Great Western is in favour at Dapol for ‘OO’ gauge with the arrival of its hotly anticipated Collett ‘5101’ and ‘61XX’ 2-6-2Ts. Mike Wild runs the rule over these enticing locomotives. Now including model demonstration video.

Full steam ahead for Statfold’s first exhibition

On April 9/10 2022 the Statfold Narrow Gauge Museum is hosting a brand-new model railway show with more than 30 layouts expected to be on show including the latest layouts from Hornby Magazine.

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Gresley’s experimental ‘Hush-Hush'

In the quest for ever more efficient steam engines there have been some remarkable designs produced, some of which have been more successful than others. One of those that showed great promise, yet which failed to deliver, was the LNER’s ‘Hush-Hush’ 10000, as EVAN GREEN-HUGHES explains.

ZIMO sound for Dapol ‘Manor’

Dapol has secured an agreement with ZIMO to offer its forthcoming newly-tooled Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘Manor’ 4-6-0s with factory-fitted sound as general release items.

First Look: Hornby's all-new '9F'

Hornby’s all-new ‘OO’ gauge BR Standard ‘9F’ 2-10-0 is progressing with Engineering Prototype (EP) samples arriving with the manufacturer in late 2021 for inspection.

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Races to the North

Victorian era saw intense competition between rival companies for traffic between London and Scotland, which reached its zenith in a thrilling series of events that were to become known as the ‘Railway Races to the North’. EVAN GREEN-HUGHES relays the fascinating story from a forgotten era of rail travel.

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Drag racer BERNARD NEWBURY took the plunge to build his dream model railway when he retired. Waldbury is the result of three years work, but there is more to come. Mike Wild meets Bernard to discover the story of his layout with a full feature and exclusive KeyModelWorld only video.

WIN! A Hornby ‘Hush-Hush’ worth £220

Hornby Magazine is offering a chance to win one of Hornby’s brand-new Gresley ‘W1’ 4-6-4 locomotives worth £220. The closing date for entries is February 25 2022 at 5pm GMT.

Hornby 2022 - Ten Things You Need To Know

Hornby has revealed its exciting 2022 release plans, with a raft of newly tooled items added to its ‘OO’ gauge locomotive, carriage and wagon collections. Check out the headlines here and read full reports on all the range here at KeyModelWorld.