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.

Here we give you a step-by-step advice to transform your erratic-running locomotives into purring kittens. ...

09/04/2019

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You're new to model railways, but already you're hit with technical terms – 'DC' or 'DCC'? Here's everything you ...

08/04/2019

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If you don't want your trains slipping and stumbling along the line, a rail cleaner is essential. ...

21/03/2019

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We offer some best practice advice on assembling two variants of a wagon from the 1950's to present era. ...

20/03/2019

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Here we show you our top six tips on how to model roads, road markings and signs. ...

05/03/2019

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We take a look at the top model railway tools and equipment needed to help you get started. ...

15/02/2019

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We reveal top tips and techniques for weathering model trains. ...

01/02/2019

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What's the difference between scale and gauge in model railways? Here's our guide to understanding model sizes. ...

16/01/2019

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Colourful private owner model railway wagons would normally be full of coal, so putting anything else in them can ...

09/01/2019

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We take a look at suitable loads for mining areas. Coal is an obvious choice, but coke, stone, ballast and ore all ...

09/01/2019

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Watch the experts at Woodland Scenics show you how to create shrubs and bushes. ...

09/01/2019

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A step-by-step guide to model railway baseboard construction demonstrating how easy it can be to build the most ...

04/01/2019

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