Hornby Magazine - November 2018

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WE SHOW YOU HOW

WORKBENCH
Tim Shackleton looks to the East Coast route’s heavy freight 2-8-0s as he demonstrates how to model some of the more unusual prototypes.

TRACKWORK
Nigel Burkin shows you how to construct strong and reliable hand-built turnouts, with plenty of hints and tips along the way.

CONSTRUCTION
Ever wondered how to make your layout appear bigger? Tim Shackleton believes it’s all a matter of perspective.

DIGITAL CONTROL
Mike Wild installs digital sound in Hornby’s Class 67 using the manufacturer’s Twin Track Sound (TTS) decoder with an improved speaker for optimum audio performance.

FIRST REVIEWS

HELJAN’S ‘O’ GAUGE GWR ‘61XX’ 2-6-2T

BACHMANN’S BR MK2F RFB FOR ‘OO’

BACHMANN’S ‘OO’ FGA/FFA FREIGHTLINER FLATS

HORNBY TWIN TRACK SOUND HST POWER CARS

NEW RELEASES FROM ...
Bachmann, Hatton’s, Heljan, Hornby and more.

ALSO INSIDE …

BUILDING YOUR FREE KIT
Scalescenes’ John Wiffen shows you how to build your free ‘OO’ gauge 1940s Air Raid Precaution (ARP) signalbox kit.

EDITORIAL
Mike Wild introduces the latest issue of Hornby Magazine.

UPDATE
All the latest news from Hornby HQ, new announcements from Dapol and Revolution Trains, we preview Spalding Model Railway Exhibition and much more. Plus you could win a Hornby Class 67 with custom-fitted Twin Track Sound, worth more than £200.

BEWDLEY
A visit to the Severn Valley Railway spurred Graham Heald into turning the clock back and modelling Bewdley in the 1960s to stunning effect. Alisdair Macdonald explains all.

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

WEST COAST – SOUTHERN SECTION
Built mostly for watching the trains go by, Andrew Armitage’s busy ‘N’ gauge West Coast Main Line scene is set in the 1970s, inspired by his formative railway career during this era.

REALITY CHECK
Evan Green-Hughes recalls the Great Western Railway’s ‘61XX’ 2-6-2Ts to mark the arrival of Heljan’s new ‘O’ gauge model.

WOOD’S WHARF
Wood’s Wharf depicts a picturesque canal side operation in ‘O’ gauge, demonstrating just what can be achieved in the scale as Peter Bailey explains.

RAILWAY REALISM
Once connecting the length and breadth of the country, Evan Green-Hughes looks back at the final years of mail by rail.

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