Latest Issue: October 2015 - Issue 100
Tim Shackleton prepares a Hornby ‘OO’ gauge ‘Schools’ 4-4-0 for Royal Train duties and shows you how to achieve a realistic high gloss finish.
FREE BUS GARAGE KIT
John Wiffen demonstrates stepbystep how to assemble your FREE Scalescenes bus garage kit included with this issue.
To mark our 100th issue, the Hornby Magazine team present 100 top tips for layout construction, scenery, digital control, painting and more.
Paul Chetter brings Heljan’s ‘OO’ and ‘O’ scale AC Cars railbuses to life with characteristic horn and gear changes as he installs DCC sound inside these attractive single vehicle trains.
Editor Mike Wild picks out his top ten moments from Hornby Magazine’s first 100 issues.
All the latest news from the model railway scene including decorated Hornby ‘J50’ 0-6-0Ts, Kernow’s latest CAD/CAM drawings for the D600 ‘Warship’, new model plans by Revolution Trains in ‘N’ gauge, Dapol’s decorated Class 73s, Heljan’s Metropolitan Railway Bo-Bos and more.
To celebrate our 100th issue, you could WIN 100 model railway prizes including train packs, sets, locomotives, rolling stock, road vehicles, scenic materials and much more in our latest competition!
Roy Jackson’s spectacular ‘EM’ gauge recreation of the East Coast Main Line at Retford in the 1950s is breathtaking, as Tim Shackleton reveals.
GREAT ELECTRIC TRAIN SHOW 2015
With more than 25 layouts and 30 traders confirmed, Mike Wild previews the third Great Electric Train Show at the Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon on October 10/11.
TOP 100 MODELS
With so many top quality models released over the past 100 issues, we reveal our top 100 of the very best mass-produced ready-to-run models since issue one.
Your views, opinions and responses from the Hornby Magazine postbag.
CHARNWOOD FOREST BRANCH
In the second of our two part visit to the Charnwood Forest Branch, John Elliott reveals how the buildings and scenery were created on Soar Valley MRC’s outstanding ‘O’ gauge layout.
Evan Green-Hughes recalls British Railways’ bold attempt at improving steam engine efficiency, with the introduction of the unusual-looking Crosti boilered ‘9F’ 2-10-0s.
PARK ROAD TMD
Stephen Cunningham took over a privatisation period depot and turned the clock back to the 1980s. Here he explains what has gone in to backdating Park Road TMD to the BR blue era.
One hundred miles an hour is an everyday feature of today’s modern railway, but the struggle to achieve that consistent three figure speed took a long time as Evan Green-Hughes reveals.
Hornby Magazine’s comprehensive guide to forthcoming events.