Latest Issue: March 2014 - Issue 81
FREE Winter Scenes Skills Guide
Snow & ice in miniature we show you how! Create realistic effects in ‘OO’ and ‘N’
We show you how!
Turning Back Time
Tim Shackleton reworks and back dates Hornby’s new BR ‘8P’ 71000 Duke of Gloucester in the fifirst of a two part feature, starting with a few simple improvements.
Wild About… Bufferbeams
In the first of a new series, Mike Wild presents some simple tricks and techniques to improve locomotive and rolling stock bufferbeams.
Building Cambrian’s ‘Sturgeon’
Nigel Burkin shows you how to add variety to your wagon fleet by building Cambrian Models’ ‘OO’ gauge ‘Sturgeon A’ kit.
Operation Build It
Hornby Magazine’s layout project continues. This month Mark Chivers develops an empty area of land by creating a set of allotments.
Operation Build It: Free Kit
John Wiffen guides you through building the impressive FREE Scalescenes factory building kit with this issue. Plus get the code to download the free loading dock and canopy from scalescenes.com.
DCC Sentinel Sound
Paul Chetter fits an invisible sound installation inside Hornby’s newly released compact industrial locomotive – the Sentinel fourwheel shunter.
Mike Wild introduces this issue of Hornby Magazine and casts his views on digital sound, both at home and at exhibitions.
Hornby Magazine launches the Great Electric Train Show 2014 plus news on Heljan’s ‘O’ gauge Class 60, Bachmann’s ‘OO’ LB&SCR ‘E4’ and an ambitious plan to launch a permanent model railway centre in Kent.
Roger Lattimore let his childhood memories and imagination take over when creating his pastiche of Hertfordshire’s railways in the late 1950s.
Readers’ views and responses from the Hornby Magazine mailbag.
Michael Russell describes how he built a detailed model of a railway scrapyard in just four months – to stunning effect.
Heljan’s new AC Cars railbus and Bachmann’s revised Class 40 delight in ‘OO’, as does a fantastic Fairburn from Farish in ‘N’.
Whilst ancient in appearance, Evan Green- Hughes reveals how the Great Western’s ‘Dukedog’ 4-4-0s came to be built so late in railway history.
Set in the Scottish Highlands during the 1970s and 1980s, Mark Miller outlines how he got his BR blue era layout wowing the exhibition crowds again.
Evan Green-Hughes looks at how the luxurious Pullman trains have always occupied a special place in British railway history.
Hornby Magazine’s comprehensive guide to forthcoming events.