Hornby’s new Maunsell ‘Lord Nelson’ 4-6-0 headlines our featured packed January issue which includes an exclusive first review of the new Southern Railway 4-6-0 for ‘OO’ gauge, your chance to win one together with a rake of matching carriages, Hornby Magazine’s FREE 2019 DVD to watch and much more.

HM139, January 2019, is on sale from today (December 13 2018) offering 172 pages of model railway inspiration including three stunning layouts, step by step guides, essential product surveys, detailed product reviews, all the latest news from Warley 2018 and much more.

Feature layouts include Chris Bone’s home based ‘OO’ gauge model set on the Southern Region in the 1950s – St Judes, together with Graham Mann’s contemporary era station on the Great Western Railway network featuring modern rolling stock such as Hornby’s Class 800s. Completing the layout line up is Chelmsford and District MRC’s fascinating multi-level ‘N’ gauge layout which shows just how much railway operation can be included in a compact space in the smaller scale.

St Judes Road is one of three feature layouts in the latest issue. It sees a mixture of Western and Southern region motive power on this North Cornwall ‘OO’ gauge branch.

Step by step guides include a beginners guide to locomotive detailing using a Hornby Class 90 in ‘OO’ gauge, an introduction to scratch building with Tim Shackleton, our top tips to revive and detail station scenes and a detailed guide to installing digital sound and advanced lighting in the new Heljan ‘O’ gauge Class 25/3. Plus we survey the range of track rubbers available today and choose our favourite as well as the best value product to assist you in keeping trains on the move.

You can also expect the latest from our workbenches in Staff Projects, a full class history of the ‘Lord Nelson’ 4-6-0s, the story of the BR diesel brake tenders, our full updated Show Guide and much more. Don’t miss it!

To get your copy of the latest issue visit the Key Publishing Shop 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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