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Hornby celebrates its first 100 years

The centenary year for Hornby marks the launch of a special collection of unique products in 2020. MARK CHIVERS rounds up these not-to-be-missed collectors pieces.

Hornby goes Steampunk

With the recent popularity of TV programmes such as the Great Model Railway Challenge encouraging new ideas into the hobby, Hornby is venturing into the science fiction world of Steampunk.

LMS 'Coronation Scot' coaches

MORE THAN 80 NEW carriages have been added to Hornby’s ‘OO’ gauge roster for 2020 including a set of all-new London Midland & Scottish Railway (LMS) ‘Coronation Scot’ stock, a new BR Mk 1 catering vehicle, APT coaches and a tranche of re-liveries on existing tooling including BR Mk 1s, Mk 2D/2Fs and Mk 3s.

Ellis Clark shows ‘Black Five’ CAD drawings

Ellis Clark Trains has received the first CAD drawings for its new ready-to-run ‘O’ gauge Stanier ‘Black Five’ 4-6-0.

Train-Tech launches new products for 2020

Model railway technology specialist Train-Tech launched a new range of products for 2020 at the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition.

Hatton’s adds new liveries for Class 66

Five new livery variations have been added to Hatton’s extensive range of brand-new ‘OO’ gauge Class 66 models

Ecofret upscaled for 'OO' gauge

The Ecofret container flat wagon sets are being produced for ‘OO’ gauge by Revolution Trains.

Fell Diesel project

THE unique pioneer ‘Fell’ 2-D-2 diesel locomotive has been selected as the new ready-to-run project by KR Models.

Six-wheel full brakes for ‘OO’

Following customer demand, Hatton’s has added a six-wheel full brake to its Project Genesis four and six-wheel carriage range for ‘OO’ gauge.

LSWR ground frame hut returns

Kernow Model Rail Centre has commissioned a new run of its exclusive Bachmann Scenecraft London South Western Railway (LSWR) ground frame huts.