Kernow teases ‘OO’ Bolster E

Kernow Model Rail Centre has revealed that its latest work in progress is the bogie Bolster E for ‘OO’ gauge which will be produced as a follow up to its BR era ‘Turbot’ ballast spoil wagon for the scale. The

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VIDEO: Bachmann Wickham Trolley with sound

In HM121, July 2017, we showed how to install digital sound into Bachmann’s tiny ‘OO’ gauge Wickham Type 27 trolley and trailer in a full step by step guide. While filming for our latest issue – HM126, on sale from

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BLOG: Driver’s eye view

Its been an extremely busy couple of months in the Hornby Magazine office and workshop as we build up to the autumn period, but one by one projects are coming together. One of our big challenges outside of the daily

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VIDEO: Train Tech level crossing lights

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we show how to install Train-Tech’s illuminated and sound equipped level crossing kit in ‘OO’ gauge. See it working here on our office test track. To get your copy of the latest issue

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Don’t miss the Great Electric Train Show

This weekend the annual Great Electric Train Show sponsored by Hornby Magazine takes place at the British Motor Museum in Warwickshire. Opening its doors at 10am on October 7/8 (9.30am for advance ticket holders) the show promises 27 layouts –

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Advance ticket deadline extended!

The advance ticket sale deadline for the Great Electric Train Show has been extended until Tuesday October 3 offering more time to get reduced price tickets and guaranteed early entry to the show at 9.30am each day. The event takes

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Western slant for new KMRC Limited Editions

Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) unveiled details of four new ‘OO’ gauge exclusive limited edition models with a Western Region theme. The models are a Bachmann’s Class 150/2 DMU as 150216 in First Great Western purple (Cat No. 32-935X), Class

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UPDATE: TTS speaker selection

Following further advice from specialists in the digital sound field, it has been brought to our attention that the Zimo twin driver LS40x22 speaker should not be used with the Hornby Twin Track Sound decoder as it only a 4ohm

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Kernow to produce ‘Turbot’ ballast wagon

Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) is producing a ready-to-run ‘OO’ gauge YCV ‘Turbot’ bogie ballast wagon. Converted from Bogie Bolster E wagons in the 1980s, almost 1,000 ‘Turbot’ wagons were built at BR’s workshops at Shildon, Swindon and Doncaster for

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Great Electric Train Show line up complete

The final line-up for the Great Electric Train Show has been confirmed with 27 layouts, more than 30 traders and seven demonstrations making up the 62-stand exhibition. The event is held at the British Motor Museum in Gaydon, Warwickshire, and

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