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News: Hornby reveals 'B12' livery samples

Published 27 May 2016, 16:41

Hornby Hobbies has revealed the first decorated samples of its LNER ‘B12’ 4-6-0 for ‘OO’ gauge in its fortnightly Engine Shed blog.


News: Bachmann shows 'N' gauge '64XX'

Published 25 May 2016, 10:38

Decorated production samples of Bachmann's soon to be released 'N' gauge GWR '64XX' 0-6-0PT have been revealed by the manufacturer.


News: Golden Valley shows Janus sample

Published 24 May 2016, 14:58

The first fully working engineering prototype for Golden Valley Hobbies new ‘OO’ gauge Janus 0-6-0 shunter has arrived for evaluation. The Yorkshire Engine Co diesel shunter is being produced exclusively for Golden Valley by Oxford Rail.


News: Great Central builds up to Model Event

Published 23 May 2016, 15:46

Preparations are well advanced for the Great Central Railway’s (GCR) Model Event returning for its third year at the preserved railway in Leicestershire on June 17-19 2016. This three-day show combines model railways with their full-size counterparts and is supported by Hornby Magazine, Railways Illustrated and Steam Days. More than 65 layouts, over 50 traders and a host of societies are already confirmed to attend the event.


News: ‘Merchant’ moves to 2017

Published 20 May 2016, 16:55

Hornby has confirmed release of the forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge air-smoothed Bulleid ‘Merchant Navy’ class ‘Pacific’ has been rescheduled to 2017, following an appraisal of its 2016 range.


News: Scalescenes launch bus garage kit

Published 20 May 2016, 12:57

Download kit specialist has issued a new bus garage kit to its range of 'OO' gauge structures. The depot frontage first appeared as a free kit in Hornby Magazine - HM100 - but is now available as a complete kit.


News: VIDEO: ADM Turntable operation

Published 16 May 2016, 10:50

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we go into detail showing how ADM Turntables indexing drive turntable is installed. The turntable formed part of Hornby Magazine's 24hr challenge and we've included the time lapse videos here for your viewing pleasure too...


News: Hornby shows Peckett first shots

Published 13 May 2016, 18:14

Hornby has received the first complete sample of its in development model of the Peckett 'W4' 0-4-0ST for 'OO' gauge. The new sample was revealed in its Engine Shed Blog on May 12.


News: VIDEO: Heljan 'O2' with sound and smoke!

Published 12 May 2016, 16:38

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine - HM108, on sale from May 12 2016 - we show how to install a sound decoder and smoke generator in the Heljan Gresley 'O2' 2-8-0 while also giving it a weathered finish. Here's the finished model in action on our office test track.


News: VIDEO: Locomotion Models APT-E

Published 12 May 2016, 09:37

The new issue of Hornby Magazine - HM108, on sale from today - features a detailed review of Locomotion Models stunning 'OO' gauge model of the Advanced Passenger Train - Experimental as well as the history of this iconic train in Reality Check. Watch this model in action and hear its sound features here...