Micro layouts special
The new issue of Hornby Magazine homes in on compact micro layouts and showcases eight designs that you can build at home including four feature layouts and four built by the magazine team. Plus we have an exclusive model giveaway competition with seven great prizes, reviews of the latest models and much more.

This ‘OO9’ layout is one four micro layouts built by the Hornby Magazine team for the April issue.

Feature layouts cover Barrie Jones and Josh Lovell’s Crossley Scrap modelling a West Yorkshire scrap yard, Graham Muspratt’s Southampton Docks inspired Canute Road Quay, Tim Lowe’s budget diesel depot scene Common Oak Lane and Marcus Lambert’s superb post-2000 TMD, all in ‘OO’ gauge. In addition the Hornby Magazine team create micro layout designs in ‘OO’, ‘OO9’, ‘O’ and ‘N’ gauge seeing two through to the completion and the others to the operational condition.

Hornby’s new LMS Crimson Lake ‘Coronation’ 4-6-2s for ‘OO’ gauge.

The reviews section is headlined by the arrival of the Graham Farish Western Region Pullman for ’N’ gauge, Heljan’s L&B 2-6-2T for ‘OO9’, Hornby’s LMS Crimson Lake ‘Coronations’ and the Accurascale HUO hopper for ‘O’ gauge while the latest news covers Hornby’s GWR bow-end non-corridor stock, Accurascale’s Class 92 and Mk 5 stock, the latest from Heljan, the first CAD drawings of the Oxford Rail ‘J27’ 0-6-0 and more. Plus this issue also marks the official launch of the 2019 Great Electric Train Show revealing the first layouts booked for the event on October 12/13 and ticket pricing.
In the feature we offer top tips for modelling Fastline Freight, investigate DCC Concepts new Zen Black decoder range and explore the shuttle operation feature survey DCC terminology in FAQ and serve up 30 short train formations to suit layouts large and small. 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 www.pocketmags.com – simply search ‘Hornby Magazine’.

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