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VIDEO: Bachmann and ViTrains Class 37s with Zimo sound

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine, Mike Wild shows how he went about installing digital sound in Bachmann and ViTrains Class 37s with the minimum amount of modifications. Both use Zimo decoders – and MX644D in the Bachmann model

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VIDEO: DCC Concepts Zen Black decoder shuttle

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we profile DCC Concepts new Zen Black digital decoders and explore its unique shuttle operation for use with ABC braking modules. In this video Hornby Magazine Editor Mike Wild shows the shuttle in

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APRIL ISSUE OUT NOW!

Micro layouts special The new issue of Hornby Magazine homes in on compact micro layouts and showcases eight designs that you can build at home including four feature layouts and four built by the magazine team. Plus we have an

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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 2019 products from Train-Tech

Train-Tech launched its new 2019 products on October 13/14 at the Great Electric Train Show in Milton Keynes. Spearheading the new announcements is Smart Screen (Cat No. SD1), a self-contained working animated screen for ‘OO’, mimicking electronic destination display boards

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NEW ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine is on sale from today, August 9 2018, offering an exclusive competition to win a Hornby ’15 Guinea Special’ train pack, 20 pages of new products and reviews, three stunning layouts and the launch

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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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BLOG: ‘O’ gauge progress

The Hornby Magazine ‘O’ gauge test track has taken a back seat from the limelight lately, but that doesn’t mean it hasnt’ been worked on – its just that Topley Dale has been taking centre stage. Alongside the regeneration of

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VIDEO: Dapol GWR ’57XX’ 0-6-0PT for ‘O’ gauge

Dapol has released its new ‘O’ gauge GWR ’57XX’ 0-6-0PT. We put BR black liveried 5717 through its paces on our test track fitted with Dapol’s new Real Drive sound decoder for the class. Watch it here and read the

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MAY ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine, HM131 – May 2018, goes on sale from today. Highlights include a FIVE new product announcements, THREE brand new locomotive reviews and an exclusive competition to win a Hornby ‘Royal Scot’ and four matching

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