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VIDEO: Bachmann ‘9F’ with ZIMO sound

March marks 60 years since BR’s last-built steam locomotive was completed at Swindon Works. To mark the occasion we installed digital sound, stay alive and firebox flicker into the Bachmann model for a full feature in HM154 while Railway Realism

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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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NOVEMBER ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine is out now and includes an exclusive FREE Scalescenes kit and a competition to win a Hornby Southern Region suburban train in ‘OO’ gauge. The Scalecenes kit models a railway works frontage and additional

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VIDEO: Hornby Open Weekend 2019

On August 17/18 Hornby Magazine attended Hornby Hobbies Visitor Centre and One:One Collection open weekend in Margate. The magazine team exhibited its 1995-2005 era ‘OO’ gauge layout West Coast Cement at the event. In this video we take a brief

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OCTOBER ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine is available now and features a competition to win a Bachmann Western Pullman Digital Sound Train Set plus a FREE set of exclusive Sankey Scenics shop signs for ‘OO’ gauge Highlights of this issue

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SEPTEMBER ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM147, September 2019 – goes on sale from today, August 1 2019. Featuring 164 pages of modelling content including the latest news, model reviews, feature layouts, step by step guides and an exclusive

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Legoman sound for Accurascale 92

Accurascale has confirmed that the DCC sound recordings for its new ‘OO’ gauge Class 92 Co-Co dual-voltage electric will be produced by respected model railway sound developer Legomanbiffo. The DCC sound versions will be supplied fitted with an ESU LokSound

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VIDEO: Heljan Class 37/4 for ‘O’ gauge

Heljan’s hotly anticipated ‘O’ gauge Class 37/4 has now arrived offering a brand new choice of modern era (post-1985) diesel locomotive for 7mm scale. We review this new addition to the Heljan fleet in HM146 – on sale from July

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VIDEO: Hornby ’72XX’ 2-8-2T with Zimo sound

In the digital control feature in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine, we show how to install a Zimo decoder, speaker and stay alive into the Hornby GWR ’72XX’ 2-8-2T in simple steps. Read the full feature in HM146 –

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AUGUST ISSUE OUT NOW!

Relive the glory days of the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway’s southern terminus with a spectacular model of Bournemouth West in ‘OO’ gauge and go behind the scenes in the magazine team’s garden to get an exclusive look at our

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