New issue out now!


The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM120, June 2017 – goes on sale today (May 11) and headlines with an exclusive first look at the livery artwork for Hornby’s new Class 87 Bo-Bo electric together with your chance to win a Twin Track Sound ‘Castle’ and a rake of Collett bow-end carriages and a Hatton’s GWR ’14XX’ 0-4-2T and Bachmann auto coach in our competition double bill.

Three stunning feature layouts are inside, all in ‘OO’ gauge, consisting of a 1960s Western Region through station at Loudwater, a Scottish terminus at Glendevon and a 1980s distillery micro layout called Moffat Mills.

Heljan’s new ‘O’ gauge Class 45 is reviewed in full in HM120.

Plus, get the latest Hornby news in our exclusive ‘Inside Hornby’ column, read our full survey of ready-to-run 4-4-0s plus discover which point motors are best in our latest and revised Equipment Guide and learn how to install digital sound in Heljan’s popular ‘OO’ gauge Class 17. Reality Check profiles the history of the Class 45 ‘Peaks’ while Railway Realism revisits the story of the Great Central Railway ahead of the preserved railways Model Event on June 16-18 where both Hornby Hobbies and Hornby Magazine will be present. A full preview to this exciting three-day event also features in this new issue.

Discover how to install digital sound in the popular Class 17 Bo-Bo in ‘OO’ gauge.

We also take you behind the scenes on Hornby Magazine’s current projects as well as showcasing reader layouts in our new Showcase feature, reviewing the latest products from across the sector and much more.

Don’t miss it! Visit or your local newsagent to get your copy today. Alternatively, you can download a digital edition from – simply search ‘Hornby Magazine’.


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