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Digital sound

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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NEW ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM136, October 2018 – is on sale from today, September 13 2018 offering a digital special theme, extra pages, an exclusive competition to win £1,000 of Hornby and Gaugemaster models and equipment plus

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VIDEO: Heljan ‘O’ gauge Class 05 with sound

Heljan’s ‘O’ gauge Class 05 diesel shunter gets a digital sound makeover in HM135 to show the simplicity of upgrading to ‘O’ gauge sound with this 21-pin decoder fitted locomotive. Our project uses a Zimo MX644D decoder and ‘sugar cube’

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Great Electric Train Show line up expands

Carl Woodward’s stunning ‘N’ gauge exhibition layout Vale of Oxbury is joining the line up for the 2018 Great Electric Train Show which will take place at the Arena MK in Milton Keynes on October 13/14. Also newly announced for

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VIDEO: Topley Dale running session

Recent developments on Hornby Magazine’s office test track, Topley Dale, have seen the layout expanded and a new diversionary route added in front of the storage yard. To mark completion of the main line track work we take you on

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VIDEO: Locomotion Models Stirling ‘single’ 4-2-2 for ‘OO’

Locomotion Models’ eagerly anticipated ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run model of the Great Northern Railway Stirling ‘single’ 4-2-2 touched down in the Hornby Magazine office at the end of May, just in time to feature in our latest issue – HM133, on

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VIDEO: Hornby ‘King Arthur’ 4-6-0 with DCC sound

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we show how to install Digital sound into Hornby’s popular Maunsell ‘King Arthur’ 4-6-0 working with a model of 30452 Sir Meliagrance coupled to a water cart tender. Read the full installation guide

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Hornby Class 87 exclusive first review

Headlining the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM132, June 2018, on sale from May 10 2018 – is an exclusive first review of Hornby’s new ‘OO’ gauge model of the BR Class 87 Bo-Bo overhead electric. This new release

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VIDEO: Bachmann LYR 2-4-2T with Zimo sound

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we show how to install a Digital Command Control (DCC) decoder and how to upgrade to sound for Bachmann’s ‘OO’ gauge LYR ‘1008’ 2-4-2T. Watch the finished model here running on our test

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