The Hornby marketing manager, Simon Kohler, pictured above with Pat Hammond at a recent Train Collectors Society event, kindly agreed to meet up with Model Rail Forum reporter Gary Leigh. Many of you may know Simon as the Hornby representative that sits by the computer in the Hornby Roadshow Trailer at model railway exhibitions. For those that do know him, you will know that he always takes an interest in what visitors to the roadshow have to say.
During our interview, Simon provided Model Rail Forum with a revealing insight into some of the thinking that goes into producing the new models that Hornby will be revealing on their website on 1st January.
It really is too late now to influence Simon (and Hornby) for 2006. However we are now only 15 months away from 2007 and Simon is still looking for ideas. So you are all invited to read the interview and enjoy, have think, and if you pencil in your ideas here at Model Rail Forum, then you never know. It could be your idea that is a winner! (Hornby =
Simon and Hornby may be watching we suspect!
Click here to read the Simon Kohler Interview
And don't forget to keep those ideas coming!