Southern Region

Dapol shows air-smoothed 'WC/BB' CADs

Development of Dapol's first ‘next generation’ 'N' gauge locomotive - the Bulleid air-smoothed 'West Country’/’Battle of Britain’ class 4-6-2 - is underway.

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Collingwood - A 'OO' gauge Southern region model railway

The privatisation era on the West Coastway route is the setting for SIMON PALEY to showcase the variety of trains and liveries over the last decade in 'OO' scale on his model railway.

LSWR Dia. 1410 Vans in ‘O’ for KMRC


Kernow Model Rail Centre (KMRC) has revealed details of its next exclusive ‘O’ gauge wagon, with the announcement of an all-new London & South Western Railway (LSWR) Diagram 1410 covered van.

Bachmann SECR Dance Hall brake van for OO gauge. Review Premium

Bachmann’s SECR ‘Dance Hall’ brake van

FIRST REVIEW: Just days after announcing its plans for an all-new ‘OO’ gauge South Eastern & Chatham Railway ‘Dance Hall’ brake van, Bachmann delivered on its promise with the arrival of this newly-tooled model for review. MARK CHIVERS inspects this latest addition to the range.

Heljan reveals revised 7mm 'Peak' and all-new SR CCT/PMV


Heljan has revealed a series of new ‘O’ gauge models ahead of this weekend’s Guildex 2022 ‘O’ gauge model railway exhibition in Stafford.


Heljan finalises new Class 33/2 liveries

Heljan has finalised the livery artwork for its forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge Class 33/2 Bo-Bo diesels, including the new ‘as-built’ examples of the 'Hastings Gauge' Type 3s.

Beckwick - a Southern electric terminus in 'OO'

Beckwick Town is a fictitious location situated in Southern England, some forty miles from London. It is modelled in 'OO' gauge by the Beckenham and West Wickham Model Railway Club.

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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.