– Single sheet folded catalogue. – Single sheet folded – Hornby-Dublo Book of Trains. – 2 and 3 rail Catalogue. – 2 and 3 rail. This photo is in 2 albums. Toys and Models items; Hornby Dublo 22 items. Tags · steam · railway · heritage · locomotive · rail · model. Hornby Dublo catalogues and leaflets. /40 Hornby Book of Trains which includes pre-war Dublo range fully illustrated all pages tape repaired along spines.

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Hornby Railways Collector Guide – Publication Menu

As an effort to increase business, a low quality “starter” set is introduced, with non-standard contents, marketed as a new range. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Garry Hall Videos – A link to Garry’s 3 rail videos Gaugemaster – ,Model railways, controllers and Marklin stockists HD videos on youtube – Just a starting point if you want to watch videos of 3 rail trains operating.

Bythe market was extremely tough and Dunbee-Combex-Marx was liquidated, placing Hornby in receivership.

Still playing with electric trains. Excellent magazine in full colour with duublo issues a year and a forum on their website which you can join but only if you are a member. This link takes you to part1 Hornby dublo – Mentioned in David’s Layout page, but website seems out of date Hornby Dublo Affairs – A blog on Dublo with a link to items for sale on ebay Hornby Dublo Book of Trains – lots of catalogues and instruction sheets.

This page was last edited on 14 Novemberat The gap in production must have given Hornby time to reconsider some of their earlier design choices. Well worth a browse. The company was slow to recognise the threat posed by rival manufacturers particularly Triang-Rovex [1] and to realise catalgoue potential of plastic.


I have just stumbled across your website in my quest for further information on Hornby Dublo and tips to building a layout and eventually running my collection, currently stored in boxes and cupboards throughout the house.

The “Hornby-Dublo book of trains” announced, ddublo far the most lavish publication on the subject of Meccano Ltd. Couplings More importantly, the design of the couplings was changed.

Dublo History

Super-detail coaches, nearer to scale length than previous models, with plastic roof and body ends but retaining printed tinplate sides and steel underframes. Some of the ex-Lima models appear in the main Hornby products list. However, the wagon and coach bodies were tinplate.

This was a common issue with command control systems in that time period. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Hornby Railways. Although the war stunted the development of Hornby-Dublo, and it took a long time to shake off austerity ddublo return to non essentials like expensive model trains, it could be argued that the hiatus also proved a benefit.

I have been following this Blog for some years now and cataloggue that catslogue dedication to the hobby quite extraordinary, well done.

Hornby Railways – Wikipedia

Hi, Just to advise you that due to BT shutting down their servers our web address has changed to http: No-one had seen models of such detail, realism and precision outside of a museum, and certainly not mass produced in miniature.


Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Even the goods wagons have detail on their die cast chassis; yes the brake gear is webbed for strength, caalogue it is still there in fine detail; a triumph of tool building and casting.

Clockwork locos were never re-introduced. It is ctaalogue to overstate the impact that Hornby-Dublo would have had on its adoring public.

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Hornby Dublo History Part 1

After the war there were two areas in which Hornby made changes; the clockwork locos were dropped in favour of an all electric lineup. Andrews Church for example, provided the inspiration for their scaled down models, although others are adapted to suit a particular price point or subject.

The answer is no. Get to Know Us. Lima was an Italian company that was a popular, affordable supplier of model railway material but market pressures in the mids led to Lima merging with RivarossiArnoldand Jouef.

Acceleration of new introductions, in the face of competition from other systems. The boiler was considerably smaller than the external diameter, surrounded by a thick insulating jacket to prevent burns.

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