The Fascinating World of Hornby Trains
Toy train sets have fascinated kids, generation after generation. Toy trains are not completely fun without the tracks, and kids will have hours of fun by just watching them roll over the rails over and over again. In fact, you can add more tracks to lengthen the travel of the train. All these accessories are available with Hornby train sets – including the stations, tunnels, and other parts.
Who Created Hornby, When Did it Start, and How Is It Today?
Hornby is a household name that is famous for being a brand leader in the model railway hobby. The company’s founder was Frank Hornby (1863 - 1936) who applied for a patent in 1901 to protect an invention he called “Improvements in Toy or Educational Devices for Children and Young People.” Nobody then could have imagined how this product would influence the model railway hobby that we know today.
At present, Hornby has widen its reputation in the train model industry. For more than 50 years, it has hold on to its position as one of the world’s leading model railway manufacturer.
Where to Find the Best Hornby Trains
Mr Toys provides a range of train models by Hornby that any child and toy model hobbyist can play with and enjoy. Select your preferred set now and purchase it here on our website, or visit any Mr Toys retail shop near you.