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’.
Check out our online issue guide by clicking on the image below:
January 2020The January 2020 issue of Hornby Magazine is out now featuring a FREE 32-page guide to modelling BR’s Western Region between 1948 and 1968, an exclusive model giveaway with 10 prizes worth more than £1,000 in total and much more.
This digital edition comes with four videos, including an exclusive tour of Milton Keynes Model Railway Society’s ’N’ gauge layout Brinklow - one of three feature layouts in the magazine.
Leading this issue is extensive coverage of the new announcements and new products on show at the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition. Also inside you can read our full review of Hatton’s new ‘O’ gauge Gresley ‘A3’ 4-6-2, delve into the details of Bachmann’s new 45ton steam crane, take a tour of Redditch Model Railway Club’s 1970s ‘OO’ gauge layout Smallwood and discover how to make your own rock cuttings.
Plus, we have a detailed review of Dapol’s new GWR signals for ‘OO’ and ‘O’ gauge, a step-by-step guide to installing sound in the Oxford Rail ‘N7’ 0-6-2T, railway history, a full updated Show Guide and more. Don’t miss it!