Latest Issue: March 2015 - Issue 93
WE SHOW YOU HOW!
Tim Shackleton demonstrates how to improve factory weathering on without using an airbrush.
BACK TO BASICS
Want perfect static grass every time? Nigel Burkin shows you how.
Mark Chivers shows you how to model these titled trains in ‘OO’ using ready-to-run rolling stock.
Small details can bring a scene alive - as we’ll show in this new series. Mike Wild shows you how and creates a busy garage and builders’ yard using readily available products
Nigel Burkin makes ready for Wheal Annah’s first exhibition appearance at Model Rail Scotland, finishing scenic details and making the layout presentable for public display.
REGULARS & FEATURES
Hornby has released the first of its Twin Track Sound diesel models this month and they have caught the attention of Mike Wild – and in a very positive way.
Hornby Magazine launches the Great Electric Train Show 2015, Oxford Rail reveals its second ‘OO’ model, a sneak-peek at Hornby’s decorated LMS 57ft non-corridor stock and your chance to win Hornby’s newly-tooled GWR ‘Hall’ 4-6-0 in our latest competition.
LONGDREM AND THE PINKHILL BRANCH
Eric Kidd rekindles the glamour and excitement of the East Coast Main Line around Edinburgh in the 1950s in ‘OO’ with his extensive loft layout.
Your views, opinions and responses from the Hornby Magazine postbag.
CROYDON NORTH STREET
Peter Sharps recreates a small slice of London’s bustling commuter network to stunning effect in ‘OO’ with his fictional take of a suburban branch line in Network SouthEast days.
An impressive selection of new models are under the spotlight this month including a GWR ‘64XX’ 0-6-0PT from Bachmann, Twin Track Sound Class 37 and Class 40 diesels from Hornby in ‘OO’, Midland ‘4F’ 0-6-0 from Graham Farish in ‘N’, a selection of newly-tooled ‘O’ gauge vehicles from Heljan and more.
Evan Green-Hughes takes a close look at the Great Western Railway’s ‘64XX’ 0-6-0PTs and discovers what made this small class so different.
STEAM ON THE CAMBRIAN
Frank Collins recaptures the glory days of the Cambrian Coast route with his impressive ‘OO’ gauge exhibition layout, which started life as a photographic diorama.
Originally announced in 2013, the first of Hornby’s eagerly-awaited Great Western Railway ‘Hall’ 4-6-0 locomotives has arrived. Mike Wild takes a closer look at this brand new ‘OO’ gauge model.
Incredibly, development of the diesel shunter began over 80 years ago. Evan Green- Hughes explores the history of these railway workhorses.
Hornby Magazine’s comprehensive guide to forthcoming events.