O gauge

VIDEO: Heljan Class 03 0-6-0 shunter for ‘O’ gauge

Heljan has released its new ‘O’ gauge Class 03 0-6-0 diesel shunter. In this video Richard Watson meets the owners of a preserved example, takes the control and shows the Heljan ‘O’ gauge model in action – with digital sound

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MARCH ISSUE ON SALE NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM153, March 2020 – is on sale now offering more than 180 pages with 164 page issue and a FREE 24-page Beginners’ Guide to Layout Construction supplement. Highlights of this issue include an

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Save the date for the 2020 Great Electric Train Show

The Hornby Magazine team is preparing for the 2020 Great Electric Train Show which will take place on the weekend of October 10/11 at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes. The event will feature at least 30 working layouts, more

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VIDEO: Heljan Class 33/0 for ‘O’ gauge

We take a closer look at Heljan’s retooled model of their popular Class 33. Running on our as yet un-named ‘O’ gauge test track at the Hornby Magazine workshop, we had an unnumbered Class 33 in BR green with small

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BLOG: Engineering train

Engineering stock has always caught my eye. The mixed formations, wagon names and assortment of vehicles make for interesting trains and a change from the revenue-earning stock which often features heavily on my layouts. I’ve been building up a ballast

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VIDEO: Dapol Sentinel 4wVBT for ‘O’ gauge

Dapol’s new Sentinel four-wheel vertical boiler tank engine (4wVBT) touched down at the end of 2019 offering a new choice of shunting locomotive for ‘O’ gauge. Our sample models one of the ‘Y3’ 4wVBTs built for the London North Eastern

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VIDEO: Seven Mill Depot

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we reveal how we built our first ‘O’ gauge exhibition layout against the clock to make its debut at the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition in November 2019. Join Richard as he takes

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FEBRUARY ISSUE OUT NOW!

The latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM152, February 2020 – is on sale now offering a full rundown on Hornby’s 2020 centenary year catalogue launch in the news, a competition to win Hornby’s brand new model of Stephenson’s Rocket

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VIDEO: Heljan Class 50 for ‘O’ gauge

The Heljan Class 50 is here for ‘O’ gauge and you can read our full review in HM152 – on sale from January 8 2020. Watch our sample in action here on our ‘O’ gauge test track at the head

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Hornby reveals 2020 centenary year catalogue

The 2020 Hornby catalogue has been revealed launching the model manufacturer’s 100th anniversary year. This exciting new catalogue features a stunning range of new locomotive and carriage models for ‘OO’ gauge as well as a reproduction model of the original

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