2020

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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2020 Great Electric Train Show line-up expands

The 2020 Great Electric Train Show layout line-up is continuing to expand with two new exhibits for the October 10/11 event in Milton Keynes being revealed this month. Newly announced are Bradford Model Railway Club’s ‘OO’ gauge BR blue era

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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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TMC commission exclusive Heljan ‘Peaks’

The first five production Class 45 ‘Peak’ diesels are the subject of TMC’s latest exclusive model commission in partnership with Heljan. The new tooling will capture D11-D15 which had detail differences from the remainder of the Class 45 fleet with

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BLOG: The Countdown is on…

As I write there’s less than a week to go before I head north for the annual Model Rail Scotland exhibition at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow. Model Rail Scotland is a favourite of mine, a show I’ve

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VIDEO: Heljan Class 03 0-6-0 shunter for ‘O’ gauge

Heljan has released its new ‘O’ gauge Class 03 0-6-0 diesel shunter. In this video Richard Watson meets the owners of a preserved example, takes the control and shows the Heljan ‘O’ gauge model in action – with digital sound

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Bachmann reveals first 2020 product announcements

The first of Bachmann’s product announcements for 2020 took place on February 4/5 with the manufacturer revealing a collection of new ‘OO’ gauge models for release through February-April. The manufacturer has changed its routine for product announcements and will now

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MARCH ISSUE ON SALE NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM153, March 2020 – is on sale now offering more than 180 pages with 164 page issue and a FREE 24-page Beginners’ Guide to Layout Construction supplement. Highlights of this issue include an

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Save the date for the 2020 Great Electric Train Show

The Hornby Magazine team is preparing for the 2020 Great Electric Train Show which will take place on the weekend of October 10/11 at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes. The event will feature at least 30 working layouts, more

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LNER ‘J26’ heads up Oxford Rail 2020 range

Oxford Rail unveiled its new 2020 catalogue range at the London Toyfair in January. Four newly tooled ‘OO’ gauge projects have been added, including a London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) ‘J26’ 0-6-0, Cowans Sheldon Standard 15ton crane, Great Eastern

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