VIDEO: Locoman Sounds ‘Black Five’ sound decoder

Locoman Sounds has produced a brand-new sound file for the Stanier ‘Black Five’ 4-6-0 for Doehler & Haass chips. We review this new decoder sound file in HM152 – February 2020, on sale from January 8 – and showcase it

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BLOG: 4-SUB revival

Regular readers of Hornby Magazine will have seen in the latest Staff Projects section that I have been working restoring a trio of kit built Electric Multiple Units (EMUs) to enter service on Twelve Trees Junction. All were originally built

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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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VIDEO: Hornby Twin Track Sound Class 31 for ‘OO’

Hornby has released its Twin Track Sound fitted Class 31 using the ex-Lima model in its RailRoad range. The new sound sound features more than 20 sound functions some of which we showcase here on the Hornby Magazine test track.

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The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM121, July 2017 – is on sale now and headlining are our first reviews of Dapol’s new ‘OO’ gauge Class 122 and DJ Models crowd-funded Class 71 alongside a host of new releases from

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Decorated ‘N’ Class 40 debuts

The new Graham Farish ‘N’ gauge Class 40 made a step forward during May with the arrival of decorated samples of the centre headcode version in BR green and BR blue. These are two of four versions which are to

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VIDEO: Graham Farish ‘Castle’ with DCC sound

Graham Farish has released its DCC sound fitted version of the new ‘N’ gauge ‘Castle’ 4-6-0. We review it in full in HM120, on sale from May 11 2017, and showcase its sound performance here on Hornby Magazine’s ‘N’ gauge

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New issue out now!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM120, June 2017 – goes on sale today (May 11) and headlines with an exclusive first look at the livery artwork for Hornby’s new Class 87 Bo-Bo electric together with your chance to win

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BLOG: Best laid plans…

Occasionally, modelling projects don’t always go according to plan… Take my recent experience while changing a diesel locomotive bodyshell, as an example. What should have been a simple task resulted in three locomotives being stripped down for repair! Following a recent

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Bachmann debuts ‘OO9’ models

Bachmann has revealed the first engineering prototypes of its promised ‘OO9’ narrow gauge models of the Baldwin 4-6-0T, bogie box van and bogie open wagon with release expected before the end of 2017. The models are designed to operate on

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