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Latest Issue: December 2014 - Issue 90

WE SHOW YOU HOW!

WEATHERING
Tim Shackleton creates a suitably weathered train of merry-go-round coal hoppers in ‘OO’ gauge utilising Hornby HAA wagons and some impressive, but optional, surgery.

BACK TO BASICS
Bufferstops – Nigel Burkin shows you how to build realistic bufferstops and set them into a scene for maximum effect.

WHEAL ANNAH – PART FIVE
Nigel Burkin adds scenery and ground cover to Hornby Magazine’s ‘N’ gauge shunting layout, even finding a use for real china clay.

DCC – CLASS 128
Paul Chetter demonstrates how fitting DCC sound decoders to a model doesn’t have to be complex, with this straightforward ‘OO’ gauge installation to a Heljan Class 128 DMU.

EDITORIAL
Mike Wild considers Oxford Rail’s entrance into the ‘OO’ ready-to-run market as well as the highlight new releases of October.

UPDATE
Oxford Rail launches with a new ‘OO’ gauge steam locomotive, Bachmann reveals its new ‘OO’ gauge Class 43 ‘Warship’, we preview the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition and offer you the chance to win a DCC sound-fitted Duke of Gloucester from Hornby.

BRAY DOWN
Graeme Davies presents his stunning slice of Western and Southern Region nostalgia set in
1960s Wiltshire, in the first of a two part feature on this spectacular ‘OO’ gauge garage layout.

STORAGE YARD DESIGN
Mark Chivers turns his attention to model railway storage yards and presents a survey of the options available when designing a layout.

HORNBY POST
Your views, opinions and responses from the Hornby Magazine postbag.

STAMFORD EAST
John Harratt reveals how Lutterworth Railway Society recreated Stamford East station set on BR’s Midland/Eastern Region in ‘OO’.

REVIEWS
Our reviews span the model railway spectrum this month, featuring Hornby’s new ‘N’ gauge ‘Brighton Belle’ Electric Multiple Units together with a pair of Graham Farish refurbished Class diesels and a stunning new ‘O’ gauge Class 40 from Heljan and much more.

REALITY CHECK
Evan Green-Hughes looks at one of the most famous locomotive designs ever produced, the LNER ‘A1’, later ‘A3’, class ‘Pacific’.

RUSPER
Proving six into one will go, Rusper Model Railway Club showcase their impressive 270ft long ‘OO’ gauge layout which runs through six sheds, each with its own station, as Michael Price reveals.

STAFF PROJECTS
Mike Wild explains how work on Twelve Trees Junction came together in time for the Great Electric Train Show, while Paul Chetter shows just how easy it is to install custom digital sound in Hornby’s ‘OO’ gauge ‘P2’ 2-8-2.

RAILWAY REALISM
Evan Green-Hughes recalls the revolution of freight in the 1960s and argues that Dr Beeching actually got some things right.

SHOW GUIDE
Hornby Magazine’s comprehensive guide to forthcoming events.

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