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KR Models shows first glimpse of ‘OO’ gauge GT3 development

KR Models has released the first images of the initial stages of the CAD drawing work for its ‘OO’ gauge model of English Electric gas turbine prototype GT3. The model is planned for release in the second quarter of 2020

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Minerva plans Class 14 for ‘O’

Specialist ready-to-run ‘O’ gauge manufacturer Minerva Model Railways has revealed that its next locomotive project will be the Class 14 0-6-0 diesel hydraulic with release anticipated in Spring 2020. The Class 14 is Minerva’s first main line diesel locomotive and

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Accurascale ’92’ tooling starts

Accurascale has revealed that CAD drawing work for its ‘OO’ gauge Class 92 dual-voltage electric is now complete and that tooling has started in China. The manufacturer has carried out research and surveys with Brush Loughborough and at Crewe EMD

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VIDEO: Hornby Crosti ‘9F’ with sound

In the June issue of Hornby Magazine – on sale from May 2 2019 – we show how to install a Zimo decoder and pair of speakers into a Hornby Crosti ‘9F’ 2-10-0. Watch the model in action here and

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JUNE ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM144, June 2019 – is on sale now! In this new issue we take you to the Cambrian Coast in the 1950s with Geoff Taylor’s stunning multi-level ‘OO’ gauge layout Barmouth Junction as

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BLOG: Grosvenor at Basingstoke

On March 9/10 the Hornby Magazine team exhibited its Western Region ‘OO’ gauge layout Grosvenor Square at the Basingstoke Model Railway Exhibition. For this blog post I’m going to take you on a video guided tour of the layout highlighting

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VIDEO: Heljan Class 58 with sound

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM143, on sale from April 4 2019 – we show how to install a LokSound V4.0 8-pin decoder with smartphone speakers in a Heljan ‘OO’ gauge Class 58. Watch the finished model

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VIDEO: Hornby Stanier ‘Duchess’ 4-6-2 with Zimo sound

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM140, February 2019 – we show how to install a Zimo MX645R decoder and speaker into Hornby’s latest ‘OO’ gauge model of the Stanier ‘Duchess’ 4-6-2. Plus the same method can be

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VIDEO: Heljan ‘O’ gauge Class 25 with sound

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM139, January 2019 – we show how to install digital sound in Heljan’s new Class 25/3 for ‘O’ gauge using a Zimo MX696KS decoder, multiple speakers, stay alive and extra lighting. Read

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BLOG: Wonderful Warley

I’m breathing a huge sigh of relief as I type as our brand new ‘OO’ gauge exhibition layout, West Coast Cement, which is debuting at the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition this weekend (November 24/25 2018) is now complete, packed

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