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News: GETS 2015 line up grows

By Mark Chivers on 27 March 2015, 14:59

The line up for The Great Electric Train Show is increasing with another five layouts added to the list for the weekend of October 10/11.


Features: Film: Hornby's 'J15' trundles in!

By Mark Chivers on 12 March 2015, 13:01

Hornby's newly-tooled 'OO' gauge 'J15' 0-6-0 is the first of two Great Eastern Railway (GER) based locomotives being produced by the manufacturer this year.


Features: Film: Rumbling Bridge

By Mark Chivers on 12 March 2015, 12:50

In the April 2015 issue of Hornby Magazine, we feature Nick Skelton's 'OO' gauge layout Rumbling Bridge, set on BR's Scottish Region in the 1960s.


News: Latest issue on sale!

By Mark Chivers on 12 March 2015, 10:55

The April issue of Hornby Magazine is on sale now.


News: Minerva Model Railways launches!

By Mark Chivers on 12 March 2015, 10:21

Minerva Model Railways, formed by Chris Basten and Chris Klein, is launching its new company with an ‘O’ gauge model of the Peckett ‘E’ class 0-4-0ST.


Features: Film: Sound for the Garratt

By Mark Chivers on 6 March 2015, 14:33

In the February issue of Hornby Magazine (HM92), Paul Chetter showed how to install DCC sound into Hatton's Model Railways 'OO' gauge Beyer Garratt 2-6-0+0-6-2.


News: Bachmann reveals 2015 range!

By Mark Chivers on 3 March 2015, 10:26

Two new steam locomotives, a steam crane and a new multiple unit headline Bachmann’s 2015 ‘OO’ gauge range, revealed by the company on March 2.


News: Hornby ‘Merchant Navy’ for 2016!

By Mark Chivers on 3 March 2015, 10:09

In a surprise move Hornby revealed in late February that it is producing a ready-to-run ‘OO’ gauge model of the air-smoothed Bulleid ‘Merchant Navy’ 4-6-2 for release in its 2016 range. March 2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the class’ entry to traffic.


Features: Film: Farish 'N' Midland '4F'

By Mark Chivers on 27 February 2015, 15:33

Bachmann has delivered its brand new model of the Midland '4F' 0-6-0 for 'N' gauge including the example featured here running on our office test track.


Features: Film: Hornby TTS Class 40

By Mark Chivers on 27 February 2015, 15:31

Hornby's second Twin Track Sound (TTS) 'OO' gauge diesel locomotive is now available, in the form of Class 40, D232 Empress of Canada, utilising the former Lima disc head code body.