Hornby Magazine - September 2017

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WE SHOW YOU HOW!

WORKBENCH
Tim Shackleton demonstrates how to inject new life into an old kit, using a Wills ‘OO’ gauge GWR ‘94XX’ 0-6-0PT as the basis.

TRACKPLANS
Mark Chivers investigates grade-separated junctions for inspiration with his latest ‘OO’ gauge track plans.

DCC SOUND
Paul Chetter considers digital sound options in a pair of Hornby’s ‘OO’ gauge Class 50s, from two different periods in the model’s history.

FIRST REVIEWS
> Kernow ‘4TC’ for ‘00’
> Bachmann ‘OO’ Class 450 EMU
> Hornby GWR ‘Toad’ brake van in ‘OO’
> Oxford Rail ‘OO’ ‘Warwell’ wagon
> Hornby TTS Class 31 for ‘OO’

INSIDE

EDITORIAL
Mike Wild reflects on another busy month of new releases.

UPDATE
The latest news from behind the scenes at Hornby HQ, including the first pictures of the Stanier ‘Duchess’ in colour, a special four-page Bachmann works report, the latest on the Great Electric Train Show and much more. Plus, you could win a special edition Hornby ‘OO’ gauge Class 50 in our exclusive competition!

BILLINGHAM
Middlesbrough Model Railway Club remained close to home in the North East when developing its magnificent 40ft x 11ft exhibition layout based on Billingham, set in the 1950s and ‘60s.

EQUIPMENT GUIDE
Tim Shackleton presents his selection of affordable airbrush consumables and tools, ideal for the preparation, application and cleaning up stages.

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

LITTLE ALLER JUNCTION
It is summer 1963 and Devon is the setting for Chris Morris’ busy ‘N’ gauge layout, based on the famous junction close to Newton Abbot.

REALITY CHECK
Built for the Southern Region’s Bournemouth line electrification in the 1960s, British Rail’s 4-TC units proved to be a useful, long-lived and well-travelled prototype, as Evan Green-Hughes discovers.

GOWERTON PARKWAY
Marcus Lambert’s ‘OO’ gauge DCC controlled contemporary layout packs a lot into its 13ft x 8ft size, making for colourful and exciting operation.

RAILWAY REALISM
Evan Green-Hughes looks back on 50 years of English Electric’s remarkable Class 50s.

SHOWCASE
Hornby Magazine presents another selection of your model railway images.

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