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 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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Here we experiment with military modelling techniques to make more authentic-looking deciduous trees. ...

09/07/2019

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Here we take a closer look at how software can benefit your model railway and answer common misconceptions about ...

09/07/2019

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We explore the different methods you can apply for cleaning your model railway in ten helpful tips. ...

03/07/2019

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Phil Parker has built a diesel fuel depot from a Gaugemaster continental N gauge kit - here he gives you a quick ...

02/07/2019

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Transform the landscape of your layout by adding hedges and field barriers. ...

02/07/2019

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Kevin Phare’s cakeboxes are great examples of modelling in any scale. Here’s how he made the babbling brook in ...

18/06/2019

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The most common gauge of track used on model railways in the UK has an interesting history, here's how it was ...

07/06/2019

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