14 July 2022
The jam-packed August issue of BRM is available to pick up at the shops today, and here is just a taste of what to expect.
Alexandra Sidings (O)
This twin level layout on a curve, where lines cross bridges and disappear to hidden sidings, makes viewing entertaining, and its operation engaging.
Blakey Rigg (S)
Clocks are wound back early on this pre-grouping model whose scale is a comfortable fit for its home, and builder. Paul Greene elaborates...
Clayton End Signalman (OO)
From a US-outline HO scale layout, via collecting European models, David George describes modelling a British scene, selecting the rocky Pennines.
How to add pick-ups
A little ingenuity can rescue older models by transforming their running. Phil Parker shares some top tips to help get unused models back on the tracks and running reliably.
Construct a station
Stu Hilton shares the steps taken to build this LCUT Creative Country Station building kit in OO, a different style of kit that needs to be experienced to improve your skill level.
Create more realistic grass
Beyond static grass, there lies a miniature world of undergrowth and vegetation to be modelled. Michael Russell shares thoughts to maximise modelling potential.
Build a wagon kit
Richard Gawler shares this latest project, which is ideal for the modeller new to O gauge who would like to tackle something different for their layout.
All the latest model railway news
A round-up of the latest headlines from the model railway world this month.
A visit to the RMweb Members’ Day
After a two-year absence the South-West Area Group of RMweb hosted its members’ day once more at a village hall on the edge of Taunton, Somerset at the end of April.
The history of level crossings, plus how to build your own
Guarding the safe passage where road and rail meet, the history of these installations in declining numbers is explained by rail historian, Clive Baker.
From the height of the steam era to the railway of today, Phil Parker’s modern and vintage kit suggestions will see your model level crossing woes fixed.
Reviews of the new Accurascale Deltic, Ellis Clark Presflos, and new Cavalex TEA wagons
The highly-anticipated Class 55 ‘Deltic’ from Accurascale has finally arrived for review. Andy York puts it to the test...
Impressive for their variety and attention to detail, Howard Smith holds these new items in high regard.
The latest model to join the Cavalex range is the new 100T TEA wagons. Andy York takes a closer look to find out if they’re a worthy addition to your next layout project.
On top of all this, we are also offering readers a chance to win big! With over £1000 worth of prizes inside!
We’ve gone competition crazy this month, with 10 fantastic prizes up for grabs for lucky readers, with a total RRP worth over £1000! You’ve got to be in it to win it, so get involved and good luck!
It’s an issue not to be missed!