Southern Style, The Southern Railway
Following on from volumes on the L&SWR, LB&SCR and the Southern Railway 1946 to 1964, the latest volume in the “Southern Style” series from the Historical Model Railway Society (HMRS) covers the period from when the Southern Railway was formed in 1922 to Nationalisation in 1948.
The volume includes details of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway’s liveries from 1898 until closure and the blue Somerset & Dorset carriage livery of the 1920s.
As with other volumes in this series, the book includes is a card containing 17 carefully prepared paint samples covering all of the principal paint colours used by the Southern Railway.
Softback (A4), 240 pages, mainly black & white (with a few colour) photographs
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Updated: 29 December 2021