The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM147, September 2019 – goes on sale from today, August 1 2019. Featuring 164 pages of modelling content including the latest news, model reviews, feature layouts, step by step guides and an exclusive competition to win a Hornby ‘Hogwarts Express’ train set it is not to be missed.
Highlights include in-depth features on Wirral Finescale Railway Modeller’s popular ‘OO’ gauge exhibition layout Newhaven Harbour, Gerard Pearson’s impressive ‘OO’ gauge garage layout Clifton and Tim Johnson’s fine collection of ‘O’ gauge micro layouts the Reely Grate Manufacturing Co.
We also bring you the latest developments on Hornby Magazine’s Western Region terminus Grosvenor Square as we upgrade and super detail the depot scene while in Staff Projects we highlight the latest rolling stock which has been completed for West Coast Cement’s next outing at the Hornby Visitor Centre Open Weekend on August 17/18. Step by step guides include the start of a new autumn diorama, adding detail accessories to ready-to-run locomotives and installing digital sound, stay alive and firebox flicker in a Hornby Gresley ‘A3’ 4-6-2 using 60103 Flying Scotsman as the basis.
In the reviews we take a detailed first look at Bachmann’s ROD ‘8K’ 2-8-0 and Hornby’s new BR Mk 2F carriages for ‘OO’, the Graham Farish ‘C’ 0-6-0 for ‘N’ gauge, the latest narrow gauge wagons from Bachmann and more.
All this as well as our regulars including Reality Check focusing on the Class 37/4 to mark the arrival of Heljan’s new ‘O’ gauge model (HM146), the first of a three-part Railway Realism series on the current railway focusing on new trains entering service on the national network, our fully updated Show Guide events listing and much more. Don’t miss it!