Hornby Magazine - September 2018

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WE SHOW YOU HOW

WORKBENCH
Tim Shackleton guides you through building etched metal kits using his easy-to-follow hints and techniques.

BASIC ELECTRICS
Mike Wild heads back to basics and demonstrates how to add a passing loop to your track plan with insulated and live frog turnouts with analogue control.

OPERATION
Gilbert Barnatt explains how he developed realistic train formations and operation for his Peterborough North ‘OO’ gauge layout.

CONSTRUCTION
Nigel Burkin shares six top tips to improve your track laying.

DIGITAL CONTROL
Heljan’s ‘O’ gauge Class 05 diesel shunter receives a digital sound makeover. Mike Wild shows you how.

FIRST REVIEWS

KERNOW’S ‘OO’ BULLEID 1-CO-CO-1 10203

RAILS’ LNER DYNAMOMETER CAR IN ‘OO’

MINERVA’S SOUND-FITTED GWR ‘57XX’ 0-6-0PT

TMC’S ‘OO’ BOLSTER AND PLATE WAGONS

ALSO INSIDE …

EDITORIAL
Mike Wild introduces the latest issue of Hornby Magazine.

UPDATE
All the latest news from Hornby, Kernow Model Rail Centre, Ellis Clark Trains, Heljan, Bachmann, Accurascale and more. Plus we launch VIP tickets for the Great Electric Train Show and you could win a Hornby ‘OO’ gauge ‘15 Guinea’ train pack worth £300 in our exclusive competition.

WENDOVER
David Dann-Gibbons looked to the Chiltern Hills in the 1930s when developing his impressive Great Central Railway London Extension inspired ‘OO’ gauge layout.

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

REEVY ROAD WEST
Set in the West Riding of Yorkshire, Bradford Model Railway Club looked close to home for inspiration when developing its BR blue era ‘OO’ gauge exhibition layout, as Kevin Jagger explains.

REALITY CHECK
Evan Green-Hughes recalls British Railways’ hugely-popular ‘Britannia’ class ‘Pacifics’.

GIFFORD STREET
John Emerson affords us one last look at his magnificent 46ft x 16ft ‘O’ gauge layout, set in the North West during the 1960s.

RAILWAY REALISM
Evan Green-Hughes remembers one of the last main lines to be constructed in this country – the London extension of the Great Central Railway.

STAFF PROJECTS
Mike Wild turns his attention to ballasting the recently extended main lines on Hornby Magazine’s ‘OO’ gauge layout Topley Dale, with a surprising twist.

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