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BLOG: Twelve Trees in the South

Over the weekend of March 10/11 we took Twelve Trees Junction to its native home land – the Southern Region of British Railways – when it was exhibited at the Basingstoke Model Railway Exhibition. Held at Aldworth Science College close

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APRIL ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine, HM130 – April 2018, is on sale from today offering 156 pages of modelling content including an exclusive first look at Hornby’s streamlined ‘Princess Coronation’, new announcements from TMC and Rails, full reviews of Hatton’s

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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: Twin Track Sound Class 08

Hornby’s new Twin Track Sound fitted Class 08 diesel shunter is expected to arrive in December. Here we preview the models sound capability including the new cold start function which is being introduced with this locomotive. Watch the video here

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VIDEO: Sound fitted 4-TC and Class 33/1 for ‘OO’

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we show how to install a new pair of DCC sound decoders from DC Kits/Legomanbiffo into Kernow Model Rail Centre’s 4-TC four-car unit and a Heljan Class 33/1 to recreate an authentic Southern

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VIDEO: Kernow Model Rail Centre Bulleid 1-Co-Co-1 diesel for ‘OO’

Kernow Model Rail Centre’s new ‘OO’ gauge model of the Bulleid 1-Co-Co-1 diesel is reviewed exclusively in HM125 – on sale from October 12 2017. This stunning new locomotive features directional lighting, headcode discs, a 21-pin decoder socket and a

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VIDEO: Train Tech level crossing lights

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we show how to install Train-Tech’s illuminated and sound equipped level crossing kit in ‘OO’ gauge. See it working here on our office test track. To get your copy of the latest issue

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Don’t miss the Great Electric Train Show

This weekend the annual Great Electric Train Show sponsored by Hornby Magazine takes place at the British Motor Museum in Warwickshire. Opening its doors at 10am on October 7/8 (9.30am for advance ticket holders) the show promises 27 layouts –

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VIDEO: Golden Valley Hobbies ‘Janus’ 0-6-0 with sound

Golden Valley Hobbies gave Hornby Magazine exclusive access to its first DCC sound fitted version of its ‘Janus’ 0-6-0 diesel shunter and this is the result. Read our full review in HM124, October 2017, on sale now. To get your

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Advance ticket deadline extended!

The advance ticket sale deadline for the Great Electric Train Show has been extended until Tuesday October 3 offering more time to get reduced price tickets and guaranteed early entry to the show at 9.30am each day. The event takes

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