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VIDEO: Heljan ‘O’ gauge Class 05 with sound

Heljan’s ‘O’ gauge Class 05 diesel shunter gets a digital sound makeover in HM135 to show the simplicity of upgrading to ‘O’ gauge sound with this 21-pin decoder fitted locomotive. Our project uses a Zimo MX644D decoder and ‘sugar cube’

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VIDEO: Minerva ’57XX’ for ‘O’ gauge with sound

Minerva Model Railways delivered a sample of its sound fitted GWR ’57XX’ 0-6-0PT with riveted tanks to the Hornby Magazine office for inspection. We put it through it paces on our ‘O’ gauge test track and offer a full review

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VIDEO: Kernow Bulleid diesel 10203 for ‘OO’ gauge

Kernow Model Rail Centre’s third version of the Bulleid diesel models 10203 in its later condition in BR lined green as operated on the London Midland Region. We put this historic 1-Co-Co-1 through its paces for a full review in

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VIDEO: Locoman Sounds Stanier ‘Black Five’ sound decoder

Locoman Sounds delivered its Stanier ‘Black Five’ 4-6-0 sound file to the Hornby Magazine office for review so we installed it in a Hornby ‘Black Five’ to put it through its paces. Listen to it hear and read our verdict

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VIDEO: Heljan Class 07 0-6-0 for ‘OO’ gauge

Heljan’s new ‘OO’ gauge Class 07 is here and we put it through its paces on the Hornby Magazine test track at the head of a long rake of box vans. Watch it here and read the full review in

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VIDEO: Kernow NBL ‘Warship’ latest sample

Kernow Model Rail Centre has received the latest engineering sample of its original North British Locomotive Company ‘Warship’ diesel hydraulic. Kindly loaned by KMRC, we put the sample to work on our test track to see it in action. Read

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VIDEO: Dapol LSWR ‘B4’ 0-4-0T for ‘OO’ gauge

Dapol’s new LSWR Adams ‘B4’ 0-4-0T arrived in the Hornby Magazine office in June and we present our full review of this new ‘OO’ gauge tank engine in the latest issue. Watch it running on our test track here with

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VIDEO: Topley Dale running session

Recent developments on Hornby Magazine’s office test track, Topley Dale, have seen the layout expanded and a new diversionary route added in front of the storage yard. To mark completion of the main line track work we take you on

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VIDEO: Locomotion Models Stirling ‘single’ 4-2-2 for ‘OO’

Locomotion Models’ eagerly anticipated ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run model of the Great Northern Railway Stirling ‘single’ 4-2-2 touched down in the Hornby Magazine office at the end of May, just in time to feature in our latest issue – HM133, on

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VIDEO: Overhead catenary for ‘OO’

With the impending arrival of Hornby’s new Class 87 we show how to install Peco’s overhead catenary for ‘OO’ gauge in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM132, June 2018, on sale from May 10 2018. Watch our first

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