We Are Railfans Podcast: Hornby - 100 years and beyond (Special Edition)



October 14th, 2021

Hornby, is a renown institution within the rail hobby, producing model railways for over 100 years. Their new 10-part series, A Model World, will air on Monday nights at 9pm on UKTV Yesterday, from 11th October, with all episodes available for catch-up on UKTV Play.

This series shows the incredible work and detail that goes on behind closed doors to make each product as realistic as possible, allowing unprecedented access to the offices and their passionate staff. Alongisde this there is a chance to marvel at Britain’s best model layout builders, creating miniature masterpieces in lofts and sheds across the land. These dedicated enthusiasts spend hundreds of hours building perfect replicas of towns, villages and landscapes for their locos to travel through and nothing but perfect authenticity will do in their model world.

We talk to Simon Kohler and Montana Hoeren about the new series, how they became part of this enduring hobby and the 100 years of Hornby.

You can listen to the episode here: Or via a number of outlets here: https://podfollow.com/we-are-railfans-podcast/episode/d933e98839d2dc5b109eee4f9c99ead0b462a6b8/view

Watch UKTV play - Hornby: A Model World https://uktvplay.uktv.co.uk/shows/hornby-a-model-world/watch-online


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