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Hornby News

All the latest news and product announcements from Hornby Model Railways.

Hornby acquires 25% share in Warlord Games Limited

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Hornby has acquired a 25% share in Warlord Games for £1.25 million. [...]

Hornby releases HS2 model train

Hornby releases HS2 'Green Progressor ' HS2-inspired design model train
[27th June 2023] Hornby has released the Green Progressor, a locomotive inspired by HS2, in OO gauge. [...]

Hornby reports pre-tax loss of £5.9 Million for the year

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[24th June 2023] Hornby has announced a pre-tax loss of £5.9 million for the financial year ending on March 31st 2023. [...]

Hornby HM DCC released for Android devices

Hornby HM DCC now available for Android
[21st June 2023] Hornby's recently-introduced Bluetooth controlled DCC system, HM7000, is now available on Android mobile devices and phones. [...]

Hornby launches mobile phone control for DCC model railways

Hornby HM|DCC decoder
Hornby has launched a new mobile phone app control system for DCC model railways that operates over Bluetooth. [...]

Hornby unveils huge range of models for TT:120

Hornby launches TT:120 range
Hornby has announced a massive new collection of models for the TT:120 scale. [...]

Hornby secures £12m funding facility 

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Hornby has secures funding to support its working capital requirements for the next few years. [...]

Hornby launches mobile phone control for analogue trains

Hornby GM6000
Hornby has launched a system allowing the control of analogue (DC) model trains from mobile phones and tablets. [...]

Hornby’s 2021 range launch

Hornby Class 390 Avanti Pendolino
Hornby has unveiled its 2021 range, with new locomotives, train sets, evolutions and re-liveries plus the return of an old friend leading the way. Here's some [...]

Rails of Sheffield falls out with Hornby

Rails of Sheffield
Rails of Sheffield have announced that they will be unable to supply forthcoming Hornby products. [...]

Hornby pops up at St Pancras Station

Hornby at St Pancras Station
Travellers and commuters passing through St Pancras Station are in for a treat this Winter. [...]

Hornby launches Coca-Cola Christmas Train Set

Hornby Christmas CocaCola Train Set
Christmas is coming as Hornby unveils a Coca-Cola Christmas train set. [...]

A big week for Hornby

Hornby Toy Fair 2019
Hornby is going to need a bigger awards cabinet. [...]

Dozens of new locomotives revealed in major launch from Hornby for 2019

Hornby R3782 Class A1 Terrier 0-6-0T 751
2019 looks to be one of the most exciting years for Hornby judging by launch plans revealed yesterday. [...]