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Present day Class 153

The Hornby Class 153 is getting a modern makeover in the 2018 range as 153368 in GWR green livery. The ‘153’ is due to be released in December 2018 priced at £109.99 and a decorated sample recently arrived with Hornby

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BLOG: 30 minutes at Didcot

Its not often I get the opportunity to stand by the line side these days, but earlier this week after visiting Pendon Museum for the official opening of the Bristol Line (you can read all about that in HM134, on

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Stirling ‘single’ steals the show

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine goes on sale today – June 14 2018 – headlined by the first full review of Locomotion Model’s stunning and eagerly anticipated model of the Great Northern Railway Stirling ‘single’ 4-2-2 for ‘OO’ gauge.

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VIDEO: Dapol GWR ’74XX’ 0-6-0PT

The former Lionheart Trains ‘O’ gauge GWR ’64XX and ’74XX’ 0-6-0PTs are back with Dapol branding and we have a full review of one of the ’74XX’ variants in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM132, June 2018 –

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VIDEO: Heljan GWR ’47XX’ 2-8-0 for ‘OO’ gauge

Heljan’s new GWR ’47XX’ 2-8-0 is reviewed in full in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM132, June 2018, on sale from May 10 2018. This impressive new freight locomotive features a 21-pin decoder socket, heavy boiler weight and

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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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BLOG: Field trips are key

Field trips are a great way to gather information on the full-size railway and a recent journey to the West Country provided the opportunity to do just that and sample a run on Great Western Railway’s (GWR) soon-to-change High Speed

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Dapol reveals GWR ‘Mogul’ and ‘Prairie’ for 2019

The GWR ‘Mogul’ 2-6-0 and ‘Large Prairie’ 2-6-2T are to be reborn in ‘OO’ gauge through brand new ready-to-run model by Dapol. The two classes expected to be released in the first quarter of 2019. The ‘Mogul’ will cater for

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VIDEO: Dapol GWR railcar for ‘OO’ gauge

Dapol’s new GWR streamlined railcar arrived during early November and we review it in full in HM127, the January 2018 issue of Hornby Magazine. Watch it in action here: To get your copy of the latest issue visit the Key Publishing Shop or

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DECEMBER ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine is headlined by an exclusive first review of Hornby’s new Wainwright ‘H’ 0-4-4T for ‘OO’ gauge, a free 2018 wall calendar and five great prizes in our £1,000 model giveaway competition. Joining this line up

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