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VIDEO: Bachmann Class 159 for ‘OO’ gauge

Today on the Hornby Magazine ‘OO’ gauge test track layout Topley Dale we put the long-awaited Bachmann Class 159 three-car DMU in BR Network SouthEast livery through its paces. For a full review make sure you check out the March

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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: Hatton’s Class 66 for ‘OO’ gauge

Hatton’s all-new ‘OO’ gauge Class 66 touched down in the Hornby Magazine office in late December – just in time to feature in our February 2020 issue – on sale from January 8 2020. Watch our samples of 66088 and

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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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VIDEO: Bachmann 45ton steam crane for ‘OO’ gauge

Bachmann’s all-new ‘OO’ gauge Ransome & Rapier 45ton steam crane is reviewed in full in the latest issue of Hornby Magazine. In this video Hornby Magazine Editor Mike Wild offers a guided tour of this enticing new release to explain

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VIDEO: Bachmann Western Pullman for ‘OO’ gauge

Bachmann’s new Western Pullman Digital Sound Train Set arrived in the Hornby Magazine office during August. We put the twin-sound decoder fitted six-car DEMU through its paces on our test track. Read our thoughts in HM148 and find out how

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VIDEO: Locomotion Models Stirling ‘single’ 4-2-2 for ‘OO’

Locomotion Models’ eagerly anticipated ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run model of the Great Northern Railway Stirling ‘single’ 4-2-2 touched down in the Hornby Magazine office at the end of May, just in time to feature in our latest issue – HM133, on

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VIDEO: Acc+Ess Protocab

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we install Protocab’s wireless control system into a Hornby Class 66 giving its own onboard battery power source, wireless receiver and charging socket while also testing the Protocab handset. Watch the Protocab equipped

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VIDEO: Locoman Sounds Gresley ‘A4’ 4-6-2

Locoman Sounds has produced a new digital sound file for ESU and ZImo decoders for the Gresley ‘A4’ 4-6-2. We installed the decoder in a Hornby ‘A4’ to put it through its paces. Watch is here and read the full

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VIDEO: Heljan Class 20 for ‘O’ gauge

At the beginning of 2018 Heljan released the second version of the Class 20 for ‘O’ gauge with centre head codes. Here we showcase the model in operation on Hornby Magazine’s office test track with a rake of goods stock.

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