Hornby Magazine - February 2019

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WE SHOW YOU HOW

OPERATION
Trevor Jones looks at why double-heading occurs with a region-by-region breakdown of examples you could use on your layout.

CONSTRUCTION
Mike Wild creates a realistic level crossing road scene using Woodland Scenics products.

WEATHERING
Tim Shackleton shows you how to recreate a work-stained ‘OO’ gauge English Electric ‘Deltic’.

DIGITAL CONTROL
Mike Wild adds digital sound to Hornby’s new generation ‘OO’ gauge Stanier ‘Duchess’ 4-6-2, using methods that can equally be applied to earlier DCC ready examples too.

FIRST REVIEWS

Hornby’s ‘OO’ Streamlined ‘Princess Coronation’

Hornby’s LNER ‘Toad E’ brake van for ‘OO’ gauge

Irish Railway Models ‘OO’ Tara Mines ore wagons

Dapol’s British made ‘O’ gauge wagons

Heljan GWR ‘43XX’ 2-6-0 for ‘O’

ALSO INSIDE …

EDITORIAL
Mike Wild introduces the latest issue.

UPDATE
Hornby unveils its new 2019 catalogue range, Hatton’s updates progress on existing and new projects and much more. Plus you could win a Hornby ‘OO’ gauge streamlined ‘Princess Coronation’ and coaches worth £250.

THORNLEY TMD
Inspired by Thornaby and Tinsley Traction Maintenance Depots, Steve Smith’s sizeable ‘OO’ gauge layout recreates a busy classic 1990s depot scene.

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

NORWOOD PARK
A surge of ready-to-run Electric Multiple Units (EMUs) proved to be the catalyst for this busy BR Southern Region layout, set in South London during the 1960s, as Peter Brackenbury explains.

REALITY CHECK
Churchward’s ‘43XX’ 2-6-0s proved to be a versatile go-anywhere engine, as Evan Green-Hughes recalls.

PUDDLE BRIDGE
Edinburgh and Lothians Miniature Railway Club’s nostalgic ‘O’ gauge layout is set close to home in East Lothian during the 1950s, as Jeremy Christie relates.

RAILWAY REALISM
Level crossings may be common, but there have been a variety of types and styles through the years, as Evan Green-Hughes discovers.

STAFF PROJECTS
Mike Wild turns his attention to wiring up the diesel depot on Hornby Magazine’s ‘O’ gauge test track.

SHOW GUIDE
Hornby Magazine’s comprehensive guide.