Weathering

Ready-to-Run (RTR) locomotives, wagons and coaches look great when new, but real locomotives and trains are never so clean. This is where weathering comes in, the term for giving your locomotives and rolling stock a more realistic appearance. This section applies to all of your model railway: track, buildings, vehicles…literally everything can be weathered!

A massively popular model, here's how you can add detail and character to a Hornby Sentinel in around two hours ...

18/10/2018

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Model railway weathering does not have to be difficult or expensive. Follow these simple steps to get started ...

18/10/2018

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Colouring bricks are usually simple enough, until we tried some laser-cut ones, where our 'usual' methods just ...

18/09/2018

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Any RTR model can be improved with extra detail and little effort, as we show with a Bachmann Midland 1F 0-6-0T. ...

12/09/2018

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This short practical shows you how to give ‘Dogfish’ ballast hoppers a weather-beaten appearance. ...

05/09/2018

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