Reviews

Welcome to the BRM Review Area, the place to both read and watch product reviews covering a plethora of railway modelling products from model locomotives and wagons through to glues and trees. Expect to see the hobby’s biggest names such as Hornby, Bachmann, Dapol and Heljan.

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VIDEO: New Hornby P2 with steam generator in action!

Hornby's new LNER Class P2 2-8-2 Prince of Wales No. 2007 with steam generator…

14 June 2024

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Five things we love about the new Revolution Class 59

We turn our attention to Revolution Trains’ Class 59, or more specifically, the…

16 May 2024

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VIDEO: Hornby Big Four Collection King Arthur in action!

This is the final piece of Hornby’s ‘Big Four’ celebratory models marking the…

09 May 2024

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5 reasons we love the new Graham Farish LMS Twins

Bristling with detail for such a small model, the first of the LMS twins is…

11 April 2024

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7 reasons to buy the new Cavalex Class 56

Cavalex’s first locomotive has arrived and received much acclaim from modellers…

04 April 2024

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5 things we like about the new Ellis Clark Black 5

Once in a while, an item comes in for review that takes your breath away; Ellis…

04 April 2024

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Hornby LMS Fowler 2-6-4T put to the test

Having examined the OO GWR Castle and LNER A1 representatives of Hornby’s…

15 March 2024

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Rapido Wisbech & Upwell Tramway Train on test

We run the fantastic model from Rapido Trains on 'Little Bytham', plus take a…

29 February 2024

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New Hornby A4 Commonwealth of Australia in action

One of the latest models to arrive at Margate is this magnificent new A4,…

22 February 2024

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On test: Hornby's long-awaited BR Standard 2MT

Tony Wright puts Hornby's latest model straight to the test on 'Little Bytham'.

08 February 2024

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Hornby 2MT: Four reasons we would buy one

Hornby has given us the first ready-to-run model of this appealing and useful…

01 February 2024

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VIDEO: New Kernow MRC GWR Railmotor on test!

Ahead of its full review in the Spring issue of BRM, out next month, here we put…

25 January 2024

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New Graham Farish 158: 5 reasons we like the new model

Graham Farish’s all-new Class 158 ‘Express Sprinter’ is not just a world away…

16 January 2024

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VIDEO: West Hill Wagon Work Class 37 diesel engine unboxing

In this latest festive unboxing video, Phil Parker opens a festive parcel…

19 December 2023

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The Hornby Big Four on test

Celebrating the four big train companies that survived after the decimation of…

14 December 2023

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