Hornby Magazine - July 2019

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Beginners’ Guide to Weathering

WE SHOW YOU HOW

CONSTRUCTION
Trevor Jones explains how he used a proprietary bridge kit to create an attractive removable section for his outdoor ‘OO’ gauge layout.

WORKBENCH
Tim Shackleton shows how a few modifications and a little improvisation can go a long way to improve models such as Hornby’s recently reissued ‘OO’ gauge EWS Class 66 diesel.

MAKING A SCENE
Ever wanted to add a water feature to your layout? Anthony Reeves shows you how.

DIGITAL CONTROL
Mike Wild installs digital sound in a pair of Bachmann and ViTrains ‘OO’ gauge Class 37 diesels.

FIRST REVIEWS

Bachmann ‘OO’ gauge Class 90

Dapol Bogie Bolster E for ‘OO’

Hornby Class 50 TTS decoder

ALSO INSIDE …

EDITORIAL
Mike Wild discusses the events of May and introduces the latest issue of Hornby Magazine.

UPDATE
The latest model development from Hornby, Heljan unveils plans for a new ‘OO’ gauge diesel, Minerva Model Railways announces a new ‘O’ gauge locomotive, more layouts are added to the Great Electric Train Show and much more. Plus, you could win a Dapol ‘OO’ gauge Class 68 with factory-fitted digital sound, worth £250, in our exclusive competition.

MOSSDALE
The spectacular Settle and Carlisle line provided the inspiration for Colin Fisher’s stunning ‘OO’ gauge diesel-era layout, set in the 1970s/1980s.

FAQ – MODELLING ESSENTIALS
Mike Wild looks to plastic kit construction as he rounds up some frequently asked questions.

HORNBY POST
Your observations and comments from the Hornby Magazine postbag.

BARMOUTH JUNCTION: Part Two
In this second instalment, Geoff Taylor explains the operation of his extensive ‘OO’ gauge digitally controlled layout, set on the Cambrian Coast during the 1950s and 1960s.

REALITY CHECK
Racking up millions of miles in service, the Class 90 Bo-Bo electric is one of the most successful locomotives to have operated on Britain’s railways in recent years, as Evan Green-Hughes discovers.

POLCOMBE DEPOT
Set on the South Coast during the final decade of Southern Region steam, this compact ‘O’ gauge motive power depot packs plenty into its compact 11ft x 2ft 6in footprint.

RAILWAY REALISM
With so many of today’s freight services in the hands of locomotives designed on the other side of the Atlantic, Evan Green-Hughes looks at how American-designed locomotives have come to dominate Britain’s rail freight scene.

STAFF PROJECTS
Mike Wild continues Topley Dale’s transformation, outlining the latest scenic progress on Hornby Magazine’s ‘OO’ gauge test track.

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