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DECEMBER ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine is out now offering an exclusive FREE 2020 Hornby Magazine calendar featuring the best images of the best layouts from the past year. Plus we have the first review of Dapol’s new ‘O’ gauge

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Heljan reveals centre headcode Class 40 for ‘O’ gauge

At the first Modern Image O Gauge (MIOG) show on November 2/3 2019 Heljan revealed that it is working on a centre headcode version of the popular Class 40 1-Co-Co-1 for ‘O’ gauge. From 1961 the final 54 Class 40s

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Hatton’s ‘Hoovers’ on the horizon

Hatton’s has received decorated production samples of its exclusive Heljan ‘O’ gauge Class 50 English Electric Co-Co diesel locomotives. Finished as 50008 Thunderer in BR Laira blue (Cat No. 4026) and 50015 Valiant in BR Departmental grey and yellow (4027),

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Heljan confirms Class 86/0 identities

Heljan has confirmed the identities and liveries of its forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge BR Class 86/0 (AL6) Bo-Bo electric locomotives, having completed pre-production artwork. Seven models are planned as E3104 in original plain BR electric blue with white cab roof (Cat.

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Hornby Magazine Model Railway Awards winners

The winners of the 2019 Hornby Magazine Model Railway Awards were revealed at the Great Electric Train Show in Milton Keynes on October 13. In total 12 awards were presented following a record level of voting from Hornby Magazine readers

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Heljan shows first Class 56 CAD

Heljan has released the first images from its CAD drawing work for the ‘O’ gauge Class 56 Co-Co heavy freight diesel-electric. The drawings are subject to revisions but show the latest progress on the Type 5. The specification includes space

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Hornby Magazine Awards voting extended!

Voting for the 2019 Hornby Magazine Model Railway Awards has been extended until 11.59pm on Sunday October 6. If you haven’t already voted, visit the dedicated awards page to choose your favourite models, manufacturers, retailers and layouts. All votes will

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VIDEO: Twin Track Sound for ‘O’ gauge diesels

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM149, on sale from October 3 2019 – we show how Hornby’s Twin Track Sound decoders can be installed in Heljan ‘O’ gauge diesels along with a high power motor decoder. This

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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: Heljan ‘O’ gauge ‘Hymek’ running sample

Heljan loaned its engineering sample of the new batch of ‘O’ gauge ‘Hymeks’ to the Hornby Magazine team and we sent it out for a run on our ‘O’ gauge test track. The revised model features a lightened chassis, a

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