May 2017

+ FREE DVD featuring Central Works, Bachmann's Baldwin on test and see us create a scenic waterfall diorama ... Read More >>

On Sale: 27 Apr 2017

£3.99 Single Issue

On this month’s free DVD

Watch…Central Works in action

See…us test Bachmann’s new Baldwin

We show you…create a scenic waterfall diorama

Create…a lightweight layout terrain in just a few minutes

Meet…the owner of a privately owned railway station


Inside BRM May

  • 6 Great Layouts

Barton Road (N): a time of transition in the Western region

Brighton East (EM): imagining a vibrant future for a long-dead Brighton branch line

Central Works (O): Luton MRC’s adaptive automotive layout with impressive coal-tipper

Dartley (P4): Precision details abound in this classic GWR layout

Mozzerdale (OO): It’s a fine day in the Dales!

Buttermere Mining Co. (O9): This bijou layout is two vistas for the price of one


  • Practical BRM

Build a Bridge – great results with a minimum of time and expertise

Create Cliff Faces – how to make rocks and cliffs to add drama to your layout

Model a grass diorama – laying the green stuff in an artfully autumnal scene

Build a signal box – Phil Parker gives Polak’s latest kit a close look!

Detail Heljan’s 1361 – turning this new loco into a ‘scruffy shunter’

Reviving a tin turtle – a new chassis has given this quirky wartime transporter a new lease of life


  • Products

News: the latest from Dapol, Bachmann and much more

New models: a re-livered Class 37, new Class 8 Shunters from Hornby and a quartet of Class 73s from Dapol

New Gear: a mass of new stuff finding its way into your local model shops

Reviews: Bachmann’s Webb Coal Tank, Dapol’s 68 and the Little Loco Company’s Class 15


  • Plus…


An interview with Modula Layouts

Ally Pally scrapbook

Tail Lamp