Southern

Bachmann's Branchline Bulleids break through

Bachmann has received first Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of its all-new 'OO' gauge Bulleid carriages for evaluation by the development team.

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Southern Region Formations

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.

Wimborne, 'OO', BR (SR) 1958

Wimborne represents a once-busy BR Southern Region junction in 'OO' finescale.

Portsea, 3mm, BR (SR) 1950s/1960s

Portsea is set on BR's Southern Region in the 1950s and 1960s and features third-rail Southern Electric and steam operation, based on the railway infrastructure in and around Portsmouth on the South Coast.

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PORTSEA

Working in 3mm:1ft scale, PAUL HOPKINS and JOHN WAKEMAN explain how they created this evocative pastiche of Portsmouth’s railways using readily available products wherever possible. Photography, Trevor Jones.