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Model Railways: How to cosmetically improve track points

In our latest practical feature, we turn our attention to enhancing the…

17 February 2020

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Railway modelling: How to 3D print at home

Many of us are often sceptical about new technology. In this article, we take a…

04 February 2020

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How to make a fence for a model railway

Obligatory on Britain’s railways for safety and legal reasons,we demonstrate how…

30 January 2020

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How to make custom card buildings

We had a spare piece of land on a layout and had always planned to build on this…

28 January 2020

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Hills of the North: Construction Diary

Experienced modeller, Graham Nicholas, provides us with a step-by-step timeline…

24 January 2020

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Building a 16mm scale Slater's War Department Railway D Type wagon

Built in very large numbers and with the minimum of variations between the…

21 January 2020

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How to build a gantry crane

We assemble this intricate kit of a common feature witnessed around many…

08 January 2020

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How to make your model trains grubby

Here we give you our top tips to achieve impressive weathering results on any…

03 December 2019

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Detailing the Dapol Western

We guide you through some of the detailing steps only using the supplied extras.

08 November 2019

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How to paint your models

Phil Parker paints his latest model railway projects using accessible and…

29 October 2019

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Ideas to make better backscenes

Andy York looks at how we might better set the scene on our layouts. Don’t just…

09 October 2019

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The BRM Guide to Airbrushing

Despite what many think, airbrushing isn’t some strange dark art. When you…

25 September 2019

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How to rust your wagons for your model railway

For some, painting older items of rolling stock to look more authentic is more…

25 September 2019

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How to model a cliff or rock face

Observation is everything when it comes to creating a low-cost detailed rock…

25 September 2019

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What is N gauge?

A history of why this smaller track gauge came into existence, named after the…

By Howard Smith | 23 September 2019

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