Hornby Magazine - November 2016

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TRAIN FORMATIONS
Mark Chivers highlights a selection of InterCity 125 High Speed Train formations from the past four decades.

WORKBENCH
Tim Shackleton transforms two sets of Mk 3 carriages, demonstrating that repainting them yourself need not be difficult.

OPERATION
Nigel Burkin looks to servo motors as an option for turnout operation and assesses their effectiveness.

DCC SOUND
There was nothing quite like sound that emanated from HST power cars when first introduced. Paul Chetter sets out to recreate it in miniature.

EDITORIAL
Mike Wild introduces Hornby Magazine’s HST 40th anniversary special.

UPDATE
Hornby, Oxford Rail and Revolution Trains unveils new models together with all the latest model railway news and our exclusive competition to win a Hornby ‘OO’ gauge HST worth £300!

DEAN PARK
With more than a nod to Edinburgh Waverley station, David Watson’s Digital Command Controlled (DCC) ‘OO’ gauge layout portrays BR Scottish Region operations in the mid-1980s to stunning effect.

EQUIPMENT GUIDE
Tim Shackleton and Mick Bonwick examine a selection of modelling spray booths and determine how effective they are and which one you should buy.

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

KILVE
Starting life in the loft, Darren Berry’s impressive ‘OO’ gauge exhibition layout set in a fictional location on the Somerset coast, owes much of its development to an early 20th century oil rush.

REALITY CHECK
Gresley ‘A3’ 4-6-2 60103 Flying Scotsman has received much attention since its return to steam earlier this year, but as Evan Green-Hughes recalls, the future hasn’t always appeared so bright for this celebrity locomotive.

GUISBOROUGH
David Lloyd’s spectacular preservation-era layout represents a what-might-have-been North East railway location involving much research and a keen eye for detail.

RAILWAY REALISM
Still going strong British Rail’s revolutionary InterCity 125 High Speed Train celebrates 40 years in frontline passenger service, and looks set to continue for some time to come, as Evan Green-Hughes reports.

STAFF PROJECTS
Mike Wild reveals how Hornby Magazine’s ‘N’ gauge Barrenthorpe Shed was brought together against the clock to make its debut at the Great Electric Train Show in October.

READER PROJECTS
Your latest model building and layout projects.

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