Modelling a three-car Class 205 Thumper DEMU

Southern Region Class 205 DEMUs make popular and distinctive models. Ten years after the Bachmann/Kernow model was launched, TIM SHACKLETON adds an extra coach to create an authentic three-car set.

First-generation DMUs were a feast for the senses and BR Southern Region’s ‘Thumper’ Diesel Electric Multiple Units (DEMUs) certainly lived up to their name. The ride quality was passable and the seat comfort reasonable - but the noise levels were unbelievable!


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