Hornby Magazine - August 2016

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TRACK PLANS
Mark Chivers looks to the coast for inspiration with a collection of track plans in seaside settings, offering plenty of operating potential.

TRAIN FORMATIONS
Continuing the summer theme, Mark Chivers presents a selection of locomotive-hauled holiday train formations you can model in ‘OO’.

TRAIN STAGING AND STORAGE
With so many options to consider when building a layout, Nigel Burkin looks to train staging and storage solutions and outlines the benefits of each.

24hr CHALLENGE
Always up for a challenge, the Hornby Magazine team embark upon their next time-limited project - a Southern Railway branch line terminus in ‘OO’.

EDITORIAL
Mike Wild recalls the inspirations behind his ‘N’ gauge modelling and how the market has transformed.

UPDATE
Kernow Model Rail Centre unveils a new exclusive ‘OO’ gauge model, Hornby updates progress on its new tooling for the 2016 range, Dapol displays its latest ‘OO’ gauge projects and much more.

BERE BANKS
Set in the West Country during the 1970s and 1980s, Keith Sully’s ‘OO’ gauge exhibition layout is home to a steady procession of Western Region diesel-hydraulic and diesel-electric motive power.

ENQUIRY OFFICE
The Hornby Magazine team answer your modelling questions and queries.

HORNBY POST
Reader observations and comments from the Hornby Magazine postbag.

CALVERDALE
Andy Calvert’s ‘N’ gauge layout has been an inspiration to many over the years, long before the intricate models available today. Now owned and operated by John Warner it serves as a lasting reminder of the remarkable detail it achieved.

REALITY CHECK
Evan Green-Hughes recalls the London and South Western Railway’s Adams ‘0415’ 4-4-2Ts, a class synonymous with a certain coastal branch line.

BEE ROAD
Gerard Pearson’s delightful ‘OO’ gauge layout is set in the industrial West Midlands during the early 1960s transition period, with goods flows and passenger traffic aplenty.

RAILWAY REALISM
Summer Saturday’s have always been a busy time for the railway with holidaymakers flocking to the seaside each year. Evan Green-Hughes recalls the importance of these long-distance services.

READER PROJECTS
Hornby Magazine presents your latest model building and layout projects.

SHOW GUIDE
Hornby Magazine’s comprehensive guide to forthcoming events.

COMPETITION
Win Hornby’s new ‘OO’ gauge LNER Raven ‘Q6’ 0-8-0 together with tickets to the Great Electric Train Show on October 8/9 and a selection of Hornby Magazine specials, in our summer prize giveaway!