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.

Howard Smith visits this extensive model shop in West Yorkshire, sited adjacent to its sister business John Ayrey ...

05/06/2019

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It's DEMU's 25th anniversary in 2019 - we have a chat to some of those involved. ...

25/05/2019

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We tackle all things DCC in our online article, where we aim to dispel some of the myths surrounding DCC. ...

23/05/2019

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This increasingly popular track gauge has its pros and cons, here's an explanation of what it is. ...

16/05/2019

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The traditional method of scratch-building models is still the preferred choice for many modellers, however, 3D ...

13/05/2019

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How difficult is it to convert a locomotive to DCC? We asked Phil Parker to find out

22/04/2019

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After planning your circuit, laying track is the first important step to ensuring your train set runs smoothly. ...

18/04/2019

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We build this shed kit from Roxey Mouldings, which is ideal for soldering beginners. ...

18/04/2019

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If your model railway isn’t to become cumbersome, you should consider where and how you’ll store it around the ...

15/04/2019

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We explain why computer control can make operation of your DCC layout easier, highlighting Bachmann’s flagship ...

14/04/2019

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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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