Southern Region

Hornby shows Maunsell RK samples

Hornby has released the first images of its under development Maunsell RK restaurant car in colour. The model was announced with the 2018 catalogue launch and adds to the manufacturer’s extensive range of Maunsell Southern Railway/Southern Region passenger stock. Two

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BLOG: Twelve Trees in the South

Over the weekend of March 10/11 we took Twelve Trees Junction to its native home land – the Southern Region of British Railways – when it was exhibited at the Basingstoke Model Railway Exhibition. Held at Aldworth Science College close

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Meet the team at Basingstoke exhibition this weekend

The Basingstoke and North Hants Model Railway Society (BNHMRS) is preparing for its annual model railway exhibition on the weekend of March 10/11 2018. 20 layouts including Hornby Magazine’s Twelve Trees Junction will be at the event together with 23

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VIDEO: Hatton’s SECR ‘P’ 0-6-0T for ‘OO’

Landing just in time to make it into the latest issue was a production model of Hatton’s South Eastern and Chatham Railway ‘P’ 0-6-0T for ‘OO’ gauge. Produced exclusively by Hatton’s and being offered in 12 liveries, we put one

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BLOG: 4-SUB revival

Regular readers of Hornby Magazine will have seen in the latest Staff Projects section that I have been working restoring a trio of kit built Electric Multiple Units (EMUs) to enter service on Twelve Trees Junction. All were originally built

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VIDEO: Hornby ‘H’ 0-4-4T with Zimo sound

Following on from our exclusive review of Hornby’s new SECR ‘H’ 0-4-4T for ‘OO’ gauge in HM126, in the January 2018 issue (HM127) we take it apart and install a Zimo MX648 decoder and ‘sugar cube’ speaker. Read the full

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BLOG: Seven day countdown

Twelve Trees Junction has occupied our layout construction focus fully over the past few months and following on from its first appearance in its new format at the Great Electric Train Show on October 7/8 we’ve been busily working away

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VIDEO: Sound fitted 4-TC and Class 33/1 for ‘OO’

In the latest issue of Hornby Magazine we show how to install a new pair of DCC sound decoders from DC Kits/Legomanbiffo into Kernow Model Rail Centre’s 4-TC four-car unit and a Heljan Class 33/1 to recreate an authentic Southern

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VIDEO: Hornby Wainwright ‘H’ 0-4-4T for ‘OO’

Hornby delivered the first of its new Wainwright ‘H’ 0-4-4Ts to the Hornby Magazine team for review in time for our December issue. We put this highly anticipated Southern Region tank engine through its paces on our office test track

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VIDEO: Kernow Model Rail Centre ‘Gate stock’ for ‘OO’

New in at Kernow Model Rail Centre are the first of its London South Western Railway ‘Gate stock’ push-pull sets for ‘OO’ gauge. Watch our sample at work on our test track here and read the full review in HM125

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