Explore the amazing model railways built by talented individuals and clubs which feature in the pages of Hornby Magazine. This section covers 'OO', 'EM', 'P4', 'N', and 'O' gauge model railways and more in all eras. Plus many now feature exclusive online video content which you can only find here on Key Model World.
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.
It’s the model railway we all dream we could build if we had the space and time. PETE WATERMAN OBE invited Hornby Magazine behind the scenes to see the latest progress on his amazing ‘O’ gauge model of Leamington Spa, Hatton Bank and Brinklow. Join us for a full tour with exclusive KeyModelWorld only images and a full 30 minute long video tour inside. Photography, Mike Wild.
The East Coast Main Line has been a symbol of speed and power for decades with some of its most famous trains being its iconic streamlined ‘Pacifics’ and the legendary ‘Deltics’. MIKE WILD paid a return visit John Ryan’s outstanding 120ft long ‘O’ gauge layout Over Peover to capture it in the British Railways era.
Britain's Biggest Model Railway - a near 200ft x 50ft model of Heaton Lodge Junction in West Yorkshire - launched its debut exhibition on December 3. Hornby Magazine visited to see the full layout in action. Watch our full video feature here with exclusive subscriber only images.
Britain’s Biggest Model Railway first featured in Hornby Magazine in Spring 2020 when it was only partly built, but now its builder has completed the circuit. Mike Wild pays a return visit to catch up with Simon George’s progress on the outstanding Heaton Lodge Junction in ‘O’ gauge. Photography, Mike Wild.
Creating a brand-new model railway is one thing, building a giant 64ft long model of the West Coast Main Line for a three month long event in Chester Cathedral is quite another. PETE WATERMAN OBE relished the challenge and in our comprehensive guide to this fantastic ‘OO’ gauge layout he reveals the full story behind the project.
It's more than 40 years since Hornby Magazine’s photographer Trevor Jones made the first steps towards construction of his inspirational ‘OO’ gauge garden railway. Trevor brings the story of this ever-developing scale 23/4mile long model railway up to date. Photography, Trevor Jones.
Andy Coward’s garden may not be the biggest in the world but it hasn’t stopped him building a stunning outdoor railway which enthrals both him and his railway modelling friends, as he explains in this feature from the Hornby Magazine Archive. Photography, Trevor Jones.