Hornby Magazine - January 2019

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WE SHOW YOU HOW

WORKBENCH
Mike Wild shows you how to upgrade Hornby’s veteran Class 90 for ‘OO’ using 3D printed detailing parts and spares.

CONSTRUCTION
Tim Shackleton heads back to basics as he demonstrates the art of simple wagon building, using styrene sheet and strip.

DETAILING
Small details can make a big impact. Mike Wild shares his top tips for renovating a station scene.

DIGITAL CONTROL
Heljan’s recent ‘O’ gauge Class 25/3 Bo-Bo diesel receives a digital makeover as Mike Wild adds sound, cab desk illumination, independent directional head/tail lights and more.

FIRST REVIEWS

Hornby’s ‘Lord Nelson’ 4-6-0 for ‘OO’

Hornby’s ‘OO’ semi-streamlined ‘Duchess’

Revolution Trains’ ‘OO’ VTG TEA tanks & Revolution Trains’ IZA ‘Twins’ in ‘N’

PLUS INSIDE …

EDITORIAL
Mike Wild introduces the latest issue of Hornby Magazine.

UPDATE
All the latest news from the model railway scene, including new model announcements and project updates from the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition 2018. Plus, you could win Hornby’s new ‘OO’ gauge Maunsell ‘Lord Nelson’ 4-6-0 together with carriages worth more than £400 in our exclusive competition.

ST JUDES
Chris Bone presents his evolving ‘OO’ gauge steam-era layout representing BR Southern Region operations in the West Country during the 1950s and 1960s.

EQUIPMENT GUIDE
Clean track is essential for reliable layout operation. Mark Chivers puts a selection of track rubbers to the test.

HORNBY POST
Your thoughts, views and queries from the Hornby Magazine postbag.

FOREST GATE PARKWAY
A chance visit to a local model shop proved to be the catalyst for Graham Mann’s outstanding modern-era ‘OO’ gauge exhibition layout showcasing scratch-built structures, colourful liveries and digital sound.

REALITY CHECK
Evan-Green Hughes charts the history of the Southern Railway’s powerful ‘Lord Nelson’ express passenger 4-6-0s to mark the arrival of Hornby’s new ‘OO’ model.

MELBURY
Chelmsford and District Model Railway Club’s multi-level ‘N’ gauge exhibition layout models a fictitious setting from the 1930s-1960s with reverse loops, tunnels, gradients and a promise to keep something on the move at all times.

RAILWAY REALISM
Evan Green-Hughes recalls one of British Railways’ most unusual types of vehicle introduced in the 1960s - the Diesel Brake Tender.

STAFF PROJECTS
With exhibition appearances out of the way until the New Year, Mike Wild turns his attention to his own rolling stock projects that have been sitting on the back burner.

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