Hornby Magazine - October 2019

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WE SHOW YOU HOW

MAKING A SCENE
Anthony Reeves demonstrates how to add boundaries, a stream and a short road in this second part of our ‘OO’ gauge autumn project.

WEATHERING
Tim Shackleton explains how recollections of steam era experiences in the North East help him recreate that realistic down-at-heel look.

WORKBENCH
Not all locomotives are dirty. Tim Shackleton demonstrates how to give a model an almost ex-works appearance.

DIGITAL CONTROL
Mike Wild puts a new brand of Digital Command Control sound decoders to the test.

FIRST REVIEWS

Hornby ‘OO’ Peckett ‘B2’ 0-6-0ST

Bachmann Western Pullman for ‘OO’

Darstaed ‘O’ gauge BR Mk 1 BG

Bachmann ‘Warflat’ wagon in ‘OO’

Revolution ‘OO’ MMA/JNA box wagon

ALSO INSIDE …

EDITORIAL
Mike Wild introduces the latest issue of Hornby Magazine in the run-up to the Great Electric Train Show.

UPDATE
All the latest news, including a round-up of ‘O’ gauge announcements from Ellis Clark Trains, Heljan and Minerva Models together with the latest ‘OO’ projects from KR Models and more. Plus we look back at Hornby’s Visitor Centre Open Weekend and you could win one of Bachmann’s new ‘OO’ gauge Western Pullman sets worth £950.

GRINDLEY BROOK
A continuous circuit and high-speed running were just two of the criteria set by Hillingdon Railway Modellers when developing their outstanding 34ft x 20ft 7mm scale exhibition layout, as Peter Storey explains.

2019 GREAT ELECTRIC TRAIN SHOW PREVIEW
Mike Wild previews Hornby Magazine’s Great Electric Train Show at the Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes, on October 12/13 for what promises to be a great day out.

HORNBY MAGAZINE MODEL RAILWAY AWARDS 2019
Cast your vote and have your say in the Hornby Magazine Model Railway Awards 2019.

PEAKESTOWN
Tim Lowe’s exciting ‘OO’ gauge shunting puzzle combines a BR blue era diesel maintenance depot, fuelling point and storage yard to superb effect.

REALITY CHECK
Evan Green-Hughes recalls one of BR’s most successful standard steam locomotives, the powerful and sure-footed ‘9F’ 2-10-0s.

EXTON QUAY
Set in a fictitious quayside location along the Exe Estuary, Colin Lockyer’s sensational ‘OO’ gauge exhibition layout reflects an atmospheric 1930s Southern scene.

RAILWAY REALISM
Evan Green-Hughes continues his look at the current railway scene and examines rolling stock which is due to go off-lease soon.

STAFF PROJECTS
Mike Wild outlines plans for West Coast Cement’s next outing to the Great Electric Train Show in Milton Keynes on October 12/13.

NEW: KEEPING TRACK
Meet the Hornby Magazine team and find out what makes them tick in our new feature.

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