Southern Region

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Gordon’s Lane - Wessex Main Line in 'OO'

There is surprising variety on the railways in Wessex. GREG MARSHALL shows just how much in this present day ‘OO’ gauge exhibition layout, which is just 1ft wide.

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Hornby expands its Maunsell collection

The Maunsell corridor coach family has been a popular part of the Hornby range and now it has expanded with the addition of an all-new model of the Dining Saloon for ‘OO’. MIKE WILD takes a closer look.

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Beckwick - third-rail electrics by the seaside

BECKENHAM & WEST WICKHAM MODEL RAILWAY CLUB chose British Railways’ Southern Region for their ‘OO’ gauge exhibition layout, which evokes the feel of the transition years – with added third-rail.

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Rapido’s SECR Open Wagons for 'OO'

Rapido Trains UK has rapidly followed up its debut wagon releases with newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge South Eastern & Chatham Railway five and seven-plank open wagons. MARK CHIVERS takes a closer look.

Rapido unveils ‘OO’ SECR brake van

Rapido Trains UK is to produce a newly-tooled South Eastern & Chatham Railway (SECR) Diagram 1558 20ton six-wheel brake van for ‘OO’ gauge.

Bachmann Bulleids gain colour

Bachmann has received decorated samples of its newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Southern Railway Bulleid carriages for evaluation.

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Humphrey Road Sidings 'OO' gauge shunting layout

What if nationalisation had never happened? That's what NORMAN AND MEG RAVEN set out to explore in their 1950s Southern Railway goods scene in ‘OO’ gauge with a distinctly chilly feel. Read the full feature with an exclusive KeyModelWorld online video tour.

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Rails reveals ‘D1’ 4-4-0 for ‘OO’

Rails of Sheffield is working with Dapol to produce an exclusive ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run model of the SECR ‘D1’ 4-4-0. Discover the full story on this newly announced locomotive with Hornby Magazine’s exclusive launch video.

KR Models SR Bulleid Leader

KR Models recently received its Engineering Prototype (EP) of its ‘OO’  Southern Railways (SR) experimental Bulleid ‘Leader’ 0-6-0+0-6-0T steam locomotive.

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Digital sound for the Hornby 4-VEP

With the prospect of a new and upgraded 4-VEP from Hornby in 2022, MIKE WILD looked back at the first versions to introduce digital sound while also improving the front gangways in this modelling guide.