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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June 2019In the latest issue we take you to the Cambrian Coast in the 1950s with Geoff Taylor’s stunning multi-level ‘OO’ gauge layout - Barmouth Junction - as well as taking in London Transport operations in the 1950s at Addison Park in 3mm scale and modern day main line action in Scotland at Cadham Bay in ‘OO’.
Plus, you could win a new Hornby ‘Terrier’ 0-6-0T and more in our latest competition, we bring you the latest news from Hornby, Dapol, Accurascale, a full preview to the Great Central Railway Model Event on June 14-16 and more. We also have a bumper crop of new releases, including the Minerva Manning Wardle 0-6-0ST for ‘O’ gauge, SECR ‘Birdcage’ carriages in ’N’ gauge together with new cement wagons from Accurascale and the Rail Head Treatment Train by Hatton’s. Add to that 30 hopper train formations, a guide to making a building site, digital sound for the Hornby Crosti ‘9F’ 2-10-0 and much more and this issue is packed to the rafters with modelling content. Don’t miss it!