Miniature populationn


A miniature population makes a huge difference to the realism of a model railway. Here at Topley Dale a selection of Bachmann Scenecraft and Dart Castings figures dress the platforms as a Fowler ‘2P’ 4-4-0 arrives. The crew on the 4-4-0 are from Master Piece Figures.

When it comes to populating a ‘OO’ gauge layout with scale figures, where do you start and what’s available? MARK CHIVERS considers ten popular brands in our latest Hornby Magazine Equipment Guide.

A huge range of scale figures are available with varying standards of detail and finish. This Equipment Guide highlights ten of the best.

FINDING the right figure for the task can be a time-consuming process, especially when you have a specific idea in mind. Perhaps you are looking for a specific type of driver for a steam locomotive footplate or canoeists for a river scene?

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