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2019

FREE Beginners Guide to Weathering with HM145

The July issue of Hornby Magazine – HM145 – is on sale now and comes with a FREE 24-page Beginners Guide to Weathering. This specially produced supplement from the Hornby Magazine editorial team homes in on the popular subject of

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Bachmann plans new GCR building collections

A new production run of Great Central Railway (GCR) theme Scenecraft buildings has been announced by Bachmann. The ‘OO’ gauge collection uses the same designs as the previous batch (released in early 20th-century green and cream), but this time they

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BLOG: Great Central weekend

It doesn’t seem that long since we were packing Twelve Trees Junction up at the Great Central Railway Model Event in June 2018, but 12 months later and we’ve just finished setting up Grosvenor Square at the show ready for

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Realtrack receives decorated PCA for ‘N’

Realtrack Models has received decorated samples of its new ‘N’ gauge ready-to-run model of the PCA bulk cement wagon. The model is being produced in conjunction with Accurascale using the research carried out for its new ‘OO’ gauge model of the

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Accurascale shows PFA samples

Accurascale has received engineering samples of its fourth ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run wagon – the PFA four-wheel container flat. Introduced in 1986 for Cawoods Coal containerised coal traffic, they ran in block trains from colleries in England and Wales to ports

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VIDEO: Bachmann Class 90 for ‘OO’ gauge

Bachmann’s new ‘OO’ gauge model of the Class 90 AC overhead electric is reviewed in full in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM145, on sale from June 6 2019. We put this impressively specified locomotive through its paces

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JULY ISSUE OUT NOW!

The July issue of Hornby Magazine (HM145) is on sale now featuring 156-pages of modelling content PLUS a free 24-page Beginners Guide to Weathering. Readers also have two competitions to enter – one for a Dapol ‘OO’ gauge sound-fitted Class

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VIDEO: Hornby Class 50 Twin Track Sound decoder

Hornby has released its new Twin Track Sound decoder for the Class 50 Co-Co diesel-electric. We installed it into 50024 Vanguard to test out its capabilities and, in this video, we show it with the standard 40mm x 20mm speaker

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Hornby adds new products to 2019 range

Hornby has added a selection of new ‘OO’ gauge items to its 2019 range headlined by a pair of additional ‘Terrier’ 0-6-0Ts. New to the line up are models of Stroudley ‘A1’ 0-6-0T 48 Leadenhall carrying ‘improved engine green’ (Cat

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Over £90,000 raised in support of Market Deeping exhibition vandalism

Vandalism of the Market Deeping Model Railway Exhibition at Stamford Welland Academy on May 18, saw a Just Giving crowdfunding page established with the aim of raising £500 for the club. By 9.30 on Monday May 20 the fund had

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