Hornby Magazine - September 2016

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WORKBENCH
Applying a few subtle details and weathering techniques can make all the difference to a model, as Tim Shackleton explains while transforming a pair of ‘OO’ gauge BR ‘Standards’.

STRUCTURE MODELLING
With buildings taking shape on the Loch Dhu Distillery project, Nigel Burkin guides you through the basics of structure modelling using plastic sheet, a selection of solvents and a steady hand.

DIGITAL PANEL
Building a control panel doesn’t have to be complicated. Mike Wild shows you how with exciting new products from DCC Concepts.

EDITORIAL
Get more of Hornby Magazine everyday of the week – Mike Wild explains how the magazine’s online presence is booming.

UPDATE
News on the Great Electric Train Show, Hornby’s forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge Cattle and Coke wagons, a new ready-to-run wagon announcement from the N Gauge Society, progress updates on forthcoming Dapol and Heljan ‘O’ gauge projects, our latest competition and much more.

RETURN TO WHITBY WEST CLIFF
Since our last visit to the Yorkshire coast, Brad Seaman’s incredible 45ft x 10ft ‘OO’ gauge exhibition layout has grown significantly, with new locations added and a set of imposing iron viaducts.

HORNBY POST
Your views, opinions and comments from the Hornby Magazine postbag.

ABBOTS BARTON
Set on the outskirts of London during the 1960s, Dennis Prior’s stunning ‘OO’ gauge BR Southern Region branch line witnesses much activity, ranging from steam-hauled or Electric Multiple Unit commuter services, to freight and the occasional excursion too.

REALITY CHECK
Stalwarts of the North East, Vincent Raven’s ‘Q6’ 0-8-0s were strong and reliable heavy freight locomotives, as Evan Green-Hughes recounts.

RAILWAY REALISM
Dramatic and challenging, the Scarborough to Middlesbrough line was a difficult route to work – yet it was also one of the most exhilarating. Evan Green-Hughes investigates.

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

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