Hornby Magazine - March 2017
WE SHOW YOU HOW: WORKBENCH
Short freight trains are in the spotlight as Tim Shackleton shows you how to create a weather-stained and work-weary engineers’ train using a variety of painting techniques.
WE SHOW YOU HOW: MICRO TRACK PLANS
Compact layouts can be great space savers while still offering plenty of operational interest as Mark Chivers illustrates with a selection of passenger, freight and depot micro layout plans.
WE SHOW YOU HOW: DCC SOUND
Always keen for a challenge, Paul Chetter considers the installation of digital sound within Hornby’s diminutive Peckett ‘W4’ 0-4-0ST, guiding you step-by-step.
Your chance to win Hornby’s new ‘Golden Arrow’ train pack for ‘OO’ gauge worth £320.
Mike Wild introduces this micro layout special and reflects on January’s new announcements and arrivals.
Small doesn’t have to be restrictive as Paul Marshall-Potter reveals with his remarkable ‘OO’ gauge multi-era 4ft x 15in micro layout.
Hornby Magazine weathering expert Tim Shackleton road-tests a selection of air compressors suitable for airbrush use and all budgets, in our latest Equipment Guide.
Your views, opinions and comments from the Hornby Magazine postbag.
City of Canterbury Model Railway Society’s delightful 4ft x 2ft 6in ‘N’ gauge exhibition layout makes great use of its small footprint – visually and off-scene – as Martin Allen explains.
In celebration of this issue’s micro-layout theme, the Hornby Magazine team took to the workshop to build a fully operational multi-level ‘OO’ gauge space saver in just 24 working hours.
While just six examples were built, the Great Western Railway’s ‘1366’ 0-6-0PTs proved versatile and well-travelled, as Evan Green-Hughes discovers.
Just five weeks in the making, Neil Woodbine’s compact ‘OO’ gauge 1980s Traction Maintenance Depot demonstrates what can be achieved in a small space.
Evan Green-Hughes looks back on more than 50 years of privately-operated trains on Britain’s main lines.
Hornby Magazine presents your latest model building and layout projects.
Hornby Magazine’s comprehensive guide to forthcoming events.
Heljan GWR ‘1366’ 0-6-0PT
Bachmann’s ‘OO’ gauge Stanier ‘Mogul’
Little Loco Company Class 15 in ‘O’