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The Great Model Railway Challenge: Scarborough Flyers

Team captain of The Scarborough Flyers, Iain Hale, gives us an insider’s view of…

22 September 2019

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How to build a signal box for your model railway

Adapting card kits can be very enjoyable as we demonstrate with this Metcalfe…

18 September 2019

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VIDEO: How to weather a wagon

Phil Parker demonstrates weathering techniques for beginners to make your wagons…

29 August 2019

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How to weather buildings and structures

It's one thing adding buildings to your train set, but don't they look a bit…

27 August 2019

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How to detail an autocoach

In this latest guide, we update the venerable Airfix autocoach so that it can…

27 August 2019

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How to enhance an RTR locomotive

Struggling to differentiate your RTR locomotive from the crowd? Here’s 18 quick…

21 August 2019

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The BRM guide to decoder CVs

Fine-tuning a digital decoder to suit driving or operating requirements can seem…

21 August 2019

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BRM meets...Digitrains

Digitrains has been trading for nearly 15 years from its Lincolnshire base. You…

14 August 2019

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VIDEO: Brush painting skills for railway modellers

Brush up on your wood effect painting methods with Howard Smith.

14 August 2019

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How to repair scenery on your model railway

Time is the enemy of scenic modellers. With it comes damage, dust, dirt and…

14 August 2019

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How to upcycle your wagons for your model railway

With so much second-hand stock on the market, upcycling a wagon is an economical…

14 August 2019

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How to expand your train set

Your first train set is supplied with an oval or circle of track and might…

13 August 2019

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VIDEO: Basic soldering skills

Learn basic soldering skills as we build this etched kit, ideal for beginners.

30 July 2019

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How to scratch-build in plastic for model railways

Here we demonstrate beginners’ techniques for working with plastic sheet,…

30 July 2019

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How to wire a reversing DC loop

Adding a return loop to your layout increases operational flexibility, but can…

29 July 2019

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