Southern Region Formations

FORMATIONS 1948-1968

With an eclectic mix of steam, diesel and electric traction, BR’s Southern Region offers an exciting proposition for post-nationalisation modellers. MARK CHIVERS presents a selection of modellable formations from the period using ready-to-run stock.

The Southern was known for its lengthy EMU formations. BR 4-CEP EMU 7153 leads two others in a 12-car formation as they depart Bromley South on the 11.40 Victoria to Ramsgate service on October 14 1959. John Head/Rail Archieve Stepherson

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