Join us at the Basingstoke show this weekend!

Basingstoke Model Railway Exhibition, sponsored by Hornby Magazine, returns to Aldworth Science College in the town on March 14/15. Organised by Basingstoke and North Hampshire Model Railway Society, this year’s line-up features 19 layouts including Abingdon and District Model Railway

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APRIL ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM154, April 2020 – is on sale from today (March 5 2020) offering a FREE set of Sankey Scenics BR Mk 1 carriage roof boards as well as 164 pages, an exclusive competition

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Hornby shows BR ‘2MT’ sample

Hornby has revealed the first full engineering sample of its BR ‘2MT’ 2-6-0 for ‘OO’ gauge. The all-new ready-to-run steam locomotive was announced in Hornby’s 2020 catalogue (HM152) and will feature a die-cast boiler and chassis for the locomotive together

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Heljan plans new GUVs for ‘O’

A new batch of ready-to-run Mk 1 General Utility Vans (GUVs) has been announced by Heljan for ‘O’ gauge as part of its relaunch of the Mk 1 carriage range. This will be the second production run of these all-purpose

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Routemex ‘O’ gauge colour lights

Routemex has introduced a new range of ‘O’ gauge colour light signal kits. The range offers two, three and four aspect signals and each kit will build one signal. All parts are included in the kit including three different target

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VIDEO: Hornby’s all-new Stanier ‘Princess Royal’ 4-6-2 for ‘OO’

The all-new Hornby LMS ‘Princess Royal’ 4-6-2 arrived in the Hornby Magazine office during February for review. We showcase this impressive new addition to the Hornby range running on our ‘OO’ gauge test track here and you can read our

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VIDEO: Hornby’s centenary edition Rocket for ‘OO’ gauge

Hornby’s brand-new model of Stephenson’s Rocket touched down in the Hornby Magazine office at the end of February. We review this impressive new addition to the Hornby range in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM154, April 2020 –

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VIDEO: Bachmann ‘9F’ with ZIMO sound

March marks 60 years since BR’s last-built steam locomotive was completed at Swindon Works. To mark the occasion we installed digital sound, stay alive and firebox flicker into the Bachmann model for a full feature in HM154 while Railway Realism

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VIDEO: Dapol GWR parcels railcar for ‘OO’

Dapol has added the streamlined parcels railcar to its ‘OO’ gauge collection. We put a BR crimson liveried model of W17W through its paces on the Hornby Magazine test track alongside one of the previous batch of passenger railcars. To

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VIDEO: Dapol Class 29 for ‘OO’ gauge

Dapol has followed up its model of the original NBL Class 21 Bo-Bo diesel with the refurbished Class 29. Watch the latest version in service on our test track here and read our full review in HM154 – on sale

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