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« on: October 10, 2021, 05:09:38 pm »

The first episode of a new 10 part TV Series starts on the Yesterday TV channel tomorrow, Monday 11/10/21 at 9pm.

The series covers four iconic brands, Hornby, Airfix, Scalextric and Corgi.

https://uk.hornby.com/community/blog-and-news/news/hornby-model-world-steams-yesterday

I shall be interested to see these programs, because my Mum worked at the Rovex factory in Thanet in the 1970s, assembling Hornby locos.
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« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2021, 06:07:57 pm »

They appear to be missing Meccano.
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« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2021, 06:22:41 pm »

They appear to be missing Meccano.

I think the series only covers their current brands, which hasn't included Meccano for many years.
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« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2021, 10:10:16 am »

Hornby has gone bust more times than I can remember over the years.

Didn't think much of the programme if it has items on restoring old locomotives.

The detail on Hornby was never that great. Bachmann have wonderful GWR (Great Western Railway) 150/2 on sale but pricey.
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