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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#worldbookday The BRM team reveal their favourite railway books

The web is wonderful, but sometimes you can't beat a real book. Andy York,…

By Phil Parker | 03 March 2021

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Bassett-Lowke Steampunk range

As Hornby revives its Bassett-Lowke name for a new range of sci-fi creations,…

12 February 2021

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Bachmann 94XX 0-6-0PT

Andy York examines the ultimate development of the GWR's 0-6-0 'Pannier' tank…

09 February 2021

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Graham Farish refurbished Class 31

Andy York declares this latest model in 'N' from Graham Farish as superior to…

09 February 2021

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Dapol 63XX 'Mogul'

Tony Wright studies the latest model from the Chirk manufacturer, and feels…

09 February 2021

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Revolution Trains KUA nuclear flask wagons

Howard Smith examines this impressive twin-pack of nuclear flask wagons for 'N'.

By Howard Smith | 09 February 2021

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Cavalex BBA/BLA wagons

Keen to investigate the intricacies of these bogie steel-carrying wagons from…

12 January 2021

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Locomotion Models Terrier Exclusive

Andy York re-visits the Dapol/Rails 0-6-0T 'Terrier', this time in arguably its…

12 January 2021

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Accurascale PTA JTA JUA hopper wagons

Andy York examines these models of the rugged bogie tippler wagons associated…

12 January 2021

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Irish Railway Models CIE weed spray wagons

These container wagons convey modular weed-killing equipment to keep Ireland's…

14 December 2020

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Bachmann Thomas The Tank Engine

Phil Parker can’t help but be impressed with this new faithfully-recreated…

By Phil Parker | 14 December 2020

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Murphy Models 121 Class

Find out why this latest Bo-Bo diesel from Murphy Models has encouraged Howard…

By Howard Smith | 14 December 2020

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Graham Farish Stanier 8F

Andy York believes the 8F is one of the most attractive of large freight steam…

14 December 2020

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Bachmann Midland Railway 1532 Class

Bachmann has gone to remarkable lengths in catering for the variations through…

14 December 2020

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Dapol 34T 'Turbot' wagon

A bogie engineers' wagon with looks to boot – Howard Smith reviews this latest…

By Howard Smith | 06 October 2020

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