Techniques

Let our BRM experts help you become a better railway modeller. This section is dedicated to providing you with essential techniques covering DDC, scenery, track, weathering, kit building plus anything else we feel you need to know. The majority of these ‘how to…’ articles are step-by-step guides, written by railway modelling experts in a format that all modellers will understand. We’ve also included a number of video tutorials too.

Struggling to differentiate your RTR locomotive from the crowd? Here’s 18 quick transformational tips to improve ...

21/08/2019

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Fine-tuning a digital decoder to suit driving or operating requirements can seem confusing. We guide you through ...

21/08/2019

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Digitrains has been trading for nearly 15 years from its Lincolnshire base. You meet them at exhibitions up and ...

14/08/2019

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With so much second-hand stock on the market, upcycling a wagon is an economical way of improving your stock as ...

14/08/2019

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Time is the enemy of scenic modellers. With it comes damage, dust, dirt and destruction. Here we offer basic tips ...

14/08/2019

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Here we offer up some advice for getting the best results from unassuming plastic telegraph poles, and the correct ...

06/08/2019

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Learn basic soldering skills as we build this etched kit, ideal for beginners. ...

30/07/2019

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Here we demonstrate beginners’ techniques for working with plastic sheet, building a model of Highley cattle dock ...

30/07/2019

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Adding a return loop to your layout increases operational flexibility, but can create electrical problems for the ...

29/07/2019

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Recent years have seen a considerable expansion in the number of companies offering colour light signals. Here we ...

25/07/2019

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Looking to add an instant splash of colour to your layout? Here we show you how with this spring scene creation. ...

17/07/2019

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There is a selection of ‘ready to pour’ products that make water easier than you think to model. Here we take a ...

10/07/2019

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