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BLOG: Micro layouts under construction

February saw our workshop in overdrive as Mark and I took on construction of not one but four micro layouts for the latest issue of Hornby Magazine – HM142, April 2019, on sale from March 7 2019. The premise was

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Dapol shows latest Class 21 development

Dapol has received the second updated engineering samples of its ‘OO’ gauge models of the North British Class 21/29 Bo-Bo diesel electrics for inspection. The two samples have been approved by the team to allow the project to progress to

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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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Cavalex launches first locomotive project – the Class 91!

Cavalex Models had revealed three new projects headlined by its first ready-to-run locomotive for both ‘OO’ and ‘N’ gauge: the East Coast Main Line Class 91. It will also be producing matching Mk 4 carriages to go with the locomotives in

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Hornby to feature in two-part BBC4 documentary

James May is introducing and narrating a new two-part documentary which follows a year inside Hornby Hobbies. Titled James May’s Big Trouble in Model Britain, the two first of two parts airs on Wednesday March 6 2019 at 9pm on

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BLOG: HM workshop tour

For this blog post I thought I’d do something different and take you on a video tour of the Hornby Magazine workshop. As always we are busy behind the scenes working on a series of micro layouts for the April

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Kernow receives new JNA samples

Kernow Model Rail Centre has received decorated samples of its Ealnos JNA-T box wagons for ‘OO’ gauge for inspection. Its unique versions of the Revolution Trains produced wagons will model the Mendip Rail grey and GBRf blue wagons. Delivery is

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Class 92s and Mk 5s are next for Accurascale

Accurascale has revealed that its next ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run projects are the Class 92 Co-Co electrics and Mk 5 carriages – the latter covering both Caledonian Sleeper and Transpennine Express vehicles. At the same time Revolution Trains has announced its

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VIDEO: Hornby ‘J36’ 0-6-0 for ‘OO’ gauge

Hornby’s new ‘OO’ gauge model of the LNER ‘J36’ 0-6-0 arrived in the Hornby Magazine office during January for review. Read our full report in HM141 – on sale from February 7 2019 – and watch the model in action

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