The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM115, January 2017 – is on sale now offering a full report from the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition including exclusive coverage of Hornby’s announcements from the November exhibition. Plus we have an exclusive first review of Hornby’s soon to be released Peckett ‘W4’ 0-4-0ST in ‘OO’ and a FREE 50 minute Hornby Magazine DVD with every issue!
Three superb layouts feature in this issue ranging from Peter Midwinter’s busy Western Region branch terminus with china clay wharf to John Thompson’s Glasgow suburbs set Kilbowie and Jeff Wetherell’s Cambridgeshire branch line Caxton Gibbet – all in ‘OO’ gauge. Plus, the Hornby Magazine team shows you how to revive old models using a pair of Lima Class 31s, how to install a ground frame and point rodding and upgrade digital sound locomotives with a simple change of speaker.
We also have an exclusive feature with Robbie McGavin who takes photographs of models and turns them into art pieces using digital manipulation.
This issue’s Equipment Guide rounds up 10 of the best 8-pin DCC decoders while you can also learn how to install digital sound in a Hornby Stanier 2-6-4T, read our full review of Dapol’s Class 08 diesel shunter for ‘O’ gauge and view the latest event listings in our monthly Show Guide.
Visit the Key Publishing shop or your local newsagent to get your copy.