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> Hornby Magazine 71 - May 2013
Doug
post 12 Apr 2013, 09:05
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EDITORIAL
Bachmann has launched its new catalogue for the year ahead. Mike Wild casts his view on the new announcements.

PARKER’S GUIDE
Phil Parker builds the body of the Craftsman ‘1P’ 0-4-4T, and discovers that with patience and care a very good model can result.

CLAYHANGER YARD PART 5
To provide somewhere to store the goods, Phil Parker tackles Skytrex’s Goods Shed as Hornby Magazine’s latest project layout takes shape.

HORNBY POST
Readers’ views on the most important modelling matters.

WEATHERING
You don’t have to completely repaint a model if you can’t find it in your chosen livery. Tim Shackleton alters a Southern Railway Van B to its BR condition using an airbrush and deft sleight of hand.

HM EXHIBITIONS!
Mike Wild reveals the latest news on Hornby Magazine’s forthcoming exhibitions.

REALITY CHECK
Built as Britain’s first electric express locomotives, the EM2s had short careers here, but found a new lease of life abroad, as Evan Green-Hughes relates.

DIGITAL COMMAND CONTROL
Hornby’s ‘West Country’ 4-6-2 offers ample space in the bodyshell, which allows Paul Chetter to go to town with sound and smoke.

DUXBURY
Leamington and Warwick MRS’s ‘OO’ gauge layout offers eclectic variety in operation, but as Mike Harper explains, it’s still not quite complete even 10 years on.

RAILWAY REALISM
Providing water supplies for steam locomotives was always a headache and, as Evan Green-Hughes explains, the solutions were many and varied.

SHOW GUIDE
Hornby Magazine’s guide to forthcoming exhibitions and events.

REVIEWS
Olivia’s Trains’ EM2 lands with a fanfare, OO Works launches its ‘C13’ 4-4-2T and Heljan impresses with Class 128 – plus the rest of the month’s reviews.

BUILDING WOODEN PLATFORMS
Mike Wild shows how you can easily build platforms for your layout using plywood and hardboard – and the results are brilliant.

GLEN GILLIE AND LOCH INCH
Peter Midwinter built a wonderful Scottish layout set in the Highlands – and followed it up with an extension, as he explains.

THE HELFORD VALLEY RAILWAY
Falmouth and District MRC looked close to home for their magical ‘O16.5’ narrow gauge layout set in the South of Cornwall.

UPDATE
Stanier Mogul headlines Bachmann’s 2013/2014 releases in this bumper 10 page report on the manufacturer’s plans for its ‘OO’ and ‘N’ gauge ranges.


Included with the May edition of Hornby Magazine is the 2013 Heritage Railways timetable of scheduled services:



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sarah
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In response to the EM2 Review...

The Tri-ang EM2 from 1961-1962...







Can you tell the difference?

OK, I have fitted a small Bachmann Tension Lock coupler for these photos, otherwise the loco is as made 50 plus years ago.....

Yes, the Pantographs have an "X" structure, but these were already in production at Tri-ang for the Steeple-Cab and TC Double Ended Electric Locos.

Not bad eh?


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