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Latest Issue: May 2014 - Issue 83

WE SHOW YOU HOW!

BACK TO BASICS
In the second of his threepart series on tree making, Nigel Burkin gets to grips with Woodland Scenics’ comprehensive range of products.

WEATHERING BALLAST TRAINS
Tim Shackleton takes his airbrush to a limited edition locomotive and models a typical present day ballast train in ‘OO’.

DCC SOUND
Paul Chetter adds DCC sound to a pair of Heljan ‘OO’ gauge ‘Cromptons’ and shows how to achieve four function lighting control, with just a few modifications.

BUILD IT! OPERATION
This month sees the completion of Hornby Magazine’s layout project with the installation of point motors, a signal and fiddle yard, although as Mike Wild explains, this could be just the beginning…

REVIEWS

READY-MADE ROUNDHOUSE

HELJAN’S AS BUILT CLASS 33

HORNBY’S OLYMPIC ‘JAVELIN’

OLIVIA’S HAND-BUILT CLASS 13

CM MODELS SCOTRAIL MK 3S

REGULARS

EDITORIAL
Digital technology is rapidly moving to the forefront of model railways, says Mike Wild.

UPDATE
An LNER ‘J72’ in ‘N’ and LSWR Adams ‘B4’ in ‘OO’ headline Dapol’s 2014/2015 range, the latest news on the Great Electric Train Show, Rail Exclusive unveils new models and more.

CHOLLERFORD
Dave Milford and Malc Charlton’s love of the Border Counties Railway shines through with this superb recreation of a real location in ‘OO’.

WILD ABOUT… WAGON KITS
With talk of ‘Salmon’, ‘Catfish’ and ‘Turbots’, Mike Wild casts his net into the world of plastic wagon kits.

DAPOL INTERVIEW
Mark Chivers meets with Dapol’s Joel Bright, Richard Webster and Andy Forty to discover how the company is moving forward.

HORNBY POST
Reader observations and opinions from the Hornby Magazine mailbag.

FOXDALE DEPOT
Mick Payne presents his take on the prenationalisation era with his ‘EM’ gauge layout which takes inspiration from the industrial railways of the East Midlands.

REVIEWS
A bumper batch of ‘OO’ gauge models is reviewed this month including the new Midland 20T brake vans from Bachmann, an impressive ready-made roundhouse from Kernow Model Rail Centre and a custom-built commission of the unique BR Class 13 diesel shunter.

REALITY CHECK
With a revised ‘OO’ gauge model of the BR Class 33/0 now available, Evan-Green Hughes looks at these versatile Southern stalwarts.

TITHERIDGE JUNCTION
Bradford MRC’s new BR blue era Western Region ‘N’ gauge layout was built in just four months. This is its story...

STAFF PROJECTS
Mike Wild has been busy creating grand plans for Twelve Trees Junction, Hornby Magazine’s latest layout project, ahead of its debut at the Great Electric Train Show in October.

RAILWAY REALISM
Whilst suburban passenger trains are not considered as glamorous as express services, they have plenty of modelling potential, as Evan Green-Hughes explains.

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

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