Hornby Magazine - June 2018

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WE SHOW YOU HOW

LAYOUT CONSTRUCTION
With new ‘OO’ gauge overhead electric locomotives due this year, Mike Wild shows you how to install Peco’s ‘OO’ gauge masts and catenary.

CONSTRUCTION
Tim Shackleton embraces 3D-printed media as he builds a ‘cut-down’ Class 08 diesel shunter to add to his ‘OO’ gauge fleet.

DETAILING
Nigel Burkin shows you how to create realistic rusty, weathered coal wagons using simple techniques and readily-available paints.

DIGITAL CONTROL
Mike Wild adds digital sound to Hornby’s ‘OO’ gauge ‘King Arthur’ 4-6-0 with a ‘watercart’ tender.

FIRST REVIEWS

Hornby’s Class 87 Bo-Bo electric for ‘OO’

Minerva Models’ ‘O’ gauge Gunpowder Van

Heljan’s ‘OO’ gauge GWR ‘47XX’ 2-8-0

Hatton’s Beilhack Snowplough in ‘OO’

ALSO INSIDE …

EDITORIAL
Mike Wild introduces the latest issue of Hornby Magazine.

UPDATE
The latest news from Hornby HQ, Hatton’s announces a new ‘OO’ diesel locomotive, Dapol revises the specification of its ‘OO’ gauge ‘Western’, we preview this summer’s Great Central Railway Model Event, add more layouts to the Great Electric Train Show line-up and much more. Plus, you could win a Hatton’s ‘OO’ gauge Andrew Barclay 0-4-0ST and 3D-printed footplate crew.

WAKEFIELD WEST
Inspired by the railways around Wakefield, Tony Weber’s atmospheric 17ft x 8ft ‘OO’ gauge layout is even more remarkable given its permanent home is in Australia.

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

HATCH END
Modelling a busy six-track stretch of the West Coast Main Line in the 1980s, Andy Stephney’s ‘N’ gauge exhibition layout places overhead electrics alongside London Underground units.

REALITY CHECK
BR’s Class 87 Bo-Bo electric locomotives transformed passenger and freight services on the West Coast Main Line in the 1970s. Evan Green-Hughes looks back at the ‘Electric Scots’.

LOWER ROSE GOODS
Set within Great Western territory in the 1920s, Steve Howe’s compact ‘P4’ scale Inglenook layout recalls a busy what-might-have-been Cornish goods yard, with added purpose.

RAILWAY REALISM
Evan Green-Hughes recalls the importance of coal to Britain and the railway while investigating the wagons which were used to move it.

STAFF PROJECTS
New ideas take shape, as Topley Dale’s rebuild continues. Mike Wild outlines the latest progress on Hornby Magazine’s office test track.

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