Hornby 2014 announcement update 700 class and 2 Hal / 2 Bil

Following the announcement by Hornby on Monday of their plans for 2014 that included an ex LSWR Drummond 700 class 0-6-0 and SR 2 Hal EMU a number of questions had been raised. Firstly with respect to the Drummond 700 class it was noticed by a number of people, including by friend and SR aficionado Chris … Continue reading Hornby 2014 announcement update 700 class and 2 Hal / 2 Bil

Hornby 2014 announcement from an SR/BR(s) perspective includes Drummond 700 Class and 2 HAL EMU

Hornby have today announced their 2014 range and included within it are a number of new items of interest to Southern modellers with the headline being the introduction of a Drummond 700 class 0-6-0 and 2 HAL EMU to the range. Below I summarise the releases of interest to Southern / BR(s) modellers. The Drummond … Continue reading Hornby 2014 announcement from an SR/BR(s) perspective includes Drummond 700 Class and 2 HAL EMU

Hornby 2Bil availability response

In addition to my post last week 2Bil or no 2Bil the issue regarding the availability of the 2Bil EMU train packs has been raised on a number of online forums, by retailers and also on Hornby's own Facebook page where they have posted the following in response to a question raised there: The popularity of the … Continue reading Hornby 2Bil availability response

2Bil or no 2Bil…

It was generally received with much acclaim when Hornby, at long last (some of us have known it was on the cards for a few years now), announced last December that it was not only going to be producing a Southern 2Bil EMU but that it was already at an advanced stage of production meaning … Continue reading 2Bil or no 2Bil…