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Hornby Visitor Centre One:One Collection Open Weekend

Hornby Hobbies is opening the doors to its former Margate factory and offering the first public access to the One:One Collection of full-size locomotives and rolling stock on August 17/18 2019. Hornby Magazine reveals all. Hornby’s former Margate factory buildings

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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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VIP tickets available now for the Great Electric Train Show

VIP advance tickets for the Great Electric Train Show are now available to purchase offering a unique package including exclusive discount vouchers to use at the show, two-day entry to the event and more. Priced at £40 the VIP ticket

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Hornby Visitor Centre Class 395

Southeastern Hitachi Class 395 ‘Javelin’ EMU 395013 has been named Hornby Visitor Centre at the Ramsgate Engineering Open Day on June 8 2019. The four-car unit was named at the event by David Statham, Managing Director, Southeastern Railway, Mark Johnson

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VIDEO: Bachmann Class 90 for ‘OO’ gauge

Bachmann’s new ‘OO’ gauge model of the Class 90 AC overhead electric is reviewed in full in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM145, on sale from June 6 2019. We put this impressively specified locomotive through its paces

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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 Class 90 arrives

Bachmann’s brand-new ‘OO’ gauge model of the Class 90 AC overhead electric has started to arrive in the shops. Bachmann has released a video explaining the features of this highly anticipated new release. You can read Hornby Magazine’s full review

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Over £90,000 raised in support of Market Deeping exhibition vandalism

Vandalism of the Market Deeping Model Railway Exhibition at Stamford Welland Academy on May 18, saw a Just Giving crowdfunding page established with the aim of raising £500 for the club. By 9.30 on Monday May 20 the fund had

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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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Milton Keynes venue for 2019 Great Electric Train Show

The layout line up for the Great Electric Train Show on October 12/13 continues to expand with six more of the 30 layout list being revealed this month. Joining the guest list are Joshua Lovell and Barrie Jones Crossley Scrap

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