Reviews

Welcome to the BRM Review Area, the place to both read and watch product reviews covering a plethora of railway modelling products from model locomotives and wagons through to glues and trees. Expect to see the hobby’s biggest names such as Hornby, Bachmann, Dapol and Heljan.

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An illustrated history of British Railways Hopper Wagons

An illustrated history of British Railways Hopper Wagons by David Monk-Steel.

By Phil Parker | 05 August 2022

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Quickview: Peco (ST-701) O gauge Setrack

Released in 2013, Peco's (ST-701) Starter Set is aimed at the O gauge newcomer…

By Howard Smith | 04 August 2022

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Bachmann IPA wagons

The re-release of these wagons in new liveries as Collectors Club exclusive…

By Howard Smith | 03 August 2022

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Graham Farish Class 319

“The running qualities of the model are excellent”, says Andy York with an…

29 July 2022

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Peco Unifrog crossings and slips

As the manufacturer's Electrofrog and Insulfrog ranges of points and crossings…

By Howard Smith | 13 July 2022

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Five reasons to buy the new HAA MGR wagons from Accurascale

Accurascale’s first releases of its eagerly-awaited HAA family of wagons are the…

13 June 2022

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DCC Concepts Legacy track – the best yet?

Joining the market of OO gauge track largely dominated by Peco and Hornby, this…

By Howard Smith | 17 May 2022

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5 things we like about Accurascale's new bogie hoppers

Accurascale’s new HYA/IIA wagon arrivals will be a rolling stock mainstay for…

10 May 2022

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Heljan L&B Baldwin 2-4-2T

A superb model with plenty of potential for use well beyond the North Devon line…

01 April 2022

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Oxford Rail J27

Tony Wright believes this plucky little 0-6-0 tender locomotive from the…

10 March 2022

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Irish Railway Models 'A' Class

Andy York examines this model for its capabilities and a sign of British-outline…

By Howard Smith | 28 February 2022

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DMG Electech DC/DCC controller

This model railway controller from ANE Model capable of switching between DC and…

By Howard Smith | 09 February 2022

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Heljan Railcar

The concept of a diesel-powered railcar was cutting-edge and a saviour for the…

By Howard Smith | 04 February 2022

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Accurascale 'Coil A'

Andy York appraises these wagons from Accurascale, based on the batch of 50…

28 January 2022

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Accurascale MDO

Andy York delves into these new wagons from the manufacturer’s rapidly-growing…

21 January 2022

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