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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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Bachmann reveals Class 45 limited editions

Five new Sales Area Exclusives – models produced by Bachmann for sale through retailers in specific areas – have been announced covering the Class 45/0 in ‘OO’ gauge with a sealed beam nose end, as modified in the second half

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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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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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