Hornby Magazine - March 2019

£4.60 (Approx $5.77 or €5.22)


Quantity

Subscriptions available – click here for details

WE SHOW YOU HOW

WEATHERING
Tim Shackleton demonstrates how subtle weathering techniques made a world of difference to his fleet of ‘OO’ gauge experimental locomotives from the 1950s and 1960s.

BASIC ELECTRICS
Trevor Jones shows you how to diagnose electrical faults to help keep your layout working.

MAKING A SCENE
As the first snow flurries of 2019 blow in, Mike Wild creates a chilly winter scene using Woodland Scenics products.

FIRST REVIEWS

Hornby’s ‘OO’ gauge LNER ‘J36’ 0-6-0

Oxford Rail GER ‘N7’ 0-6-2T for ‘OO’

Dapol’s ‘N’ gauge Class 142 ‘Pacer’ DMU

ALSO INDSIDE …

EDITORIAL
Mike Wild introduces the latest issue of Hornby Magazine.

UPDATE
Bachmann and Oxford Rail unveil their new product plans for the year ahead, Hornby adds a surprise to its 2019 range, Heljan announces ‘O’ gauge re-runs, we preview Model Rail Scotland and much more. Plus, you could win a new Hornby ‘OO’ LNER ‘J36’ 0-6-0 and a selection of wagons worth more than £300 in our exclusive competition.

OLD ELM PARK
Mark Pollard recreates an atmospheric 1960s BR Western Region roundhouse for ‘O’ gauge, in just four square feet.

FAQ – MODELLING ESSENTIALS
In the first of a new series, Mark Chivers answers some of your frequently asked questions. This issue we consider different types and styles of layout.

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

TYTTON HALL YARD
Coal is central to Boston Model Railway Club’s 1980s/1990s diesel-era exhibition layout, set on a bustling main line with a working colliery loading point.

BUILDING YOUR FREE KIT
Scalescenes’ John Wiffen shows you how to build your free exclusive ‘OO’ gauge low-relief rail-served dairy kit.

REALITY CHECK
The North British ‘J36’ 0-6-0 was one of the most successful and long-lived designs of the Victorian era. Evan Green-Hughes looks back at almost 80 years of continuous main line operation.

BISHOPS QUAY
Set in the Welsh Borders, Bridgend Model Railway Club’s ‘OO’ gauge layout represents a rural quayside location during the 1930s and 1940s.

RAILWAY REALISM
Evan Green-Hughes recalls the heyday of the Great Eastern Railway’s steam-hauled ‘Jazz Trains’.

STAFF PROJECTS
Mike Wild picks up his tools and continues working through his list of layout modifications for Hornby Magazine’s ‘O’ gauge test track.

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