Category «Model Railway Reviews»

Railway Model Reviews

All of the team at Rail Record are keen railway modellers. Model railways are a growing interest for railway enthusiasts. We have written some reviews on a variety of rolling stock and locomotives for model railways, from leading manufacturers such as Hornby, Dapol, Bachmann and Heljan.

If you have a model train, coach, wagon or locomotive that you’d like us to review, please do not hesitate to get in touch! We hope you enjoy our model railway reviews, whilst you’re taking a break from the real world of railways.

You can find all of our reviews for model railways below.

Heljan B Class Tank Wagon Model Review

Heljan B Class Tank Wagon Review Review of Heljan B class tank wagon, Part number 1105 – No. ADB999041, black livery. The Danish maker Heljan has very recently released a long waited and popular model of the British Railways B class tank wagon. With the proliferation of motor traffic in the 1950s there was a …

Review of Hornby R6733A 20t Coke wagon

Review of Hornby R6733A 20t Coke wagon A much over looked wagon yet one that played in important part in the life of heavy industry is the 20t Coke wagon, easily recognised by their high sides, fitted with wooden slats to allow the carriage of the much lighter mineral. According to the title “Wagons of …

Hornby R3748 GBRf 66789 Review

Hornby R3748 GBRf 66789 Review This is R3748 representing the GBRF engine No. 66789 in BR large logo livery, one of the latest releases from Hornby, announced at the beginning of the year as part of their 2019 range. The class 66 from Hornby has been with us for many years having its routes well …

Remembering the MLV Motor Luggage Vans

Remembering the MLV Motor Luggage Vans If I were to call this item a review I fear I would not do justice to the excellent article in the Model Rail magazine.  This is perhaps more a chance to share with you yet another astounding model from Bachmann’s ever growing stable of MK1 based Southern Region …

Bachmann Class 108 3 Car DMU Review

Review: Bachmann class 108 3 car DMU in corporate blue 32-912 The Model The Bachmann class 108 DMU is now recognised as a quality model, having been produced in two and three car formations and colour schemes covering introductory green through all blue, produced as a limited edition, through the early refurbishment scheme with its …

Kernow Model Centre D600 Warship Review

Review of the Kernow Model Centre D600 Warship Introduction The D600 “Warship” class is one of a growing number of products commissioned exclusively for Kurnow Model Centre under their own branding, manufactured by Dapol. The model features all the attributes we would now expect from a top-notch product. This is very much aimed at the …