Model railways of the branch

This section deals with models associated with the branch line

These models have been kindly offered, on loan, for the exhibition at The Spring (Arts and Heritage Centre), Havant. These have been beautifully constructed and painted as are the Colin Paul models. 359 'Hayling Island' The prototype was built by Sharp Stewart and is seen here as it was when running on the Hayling Island [...]

A beautiful scratch-built model of No 481 'Inspector', displaying the livery it carried following conversion. This model shall be displayed at The Spring, Havant, between 13th October - 13th November 2013. Another exciting exhibit to see. The notes and pictures below, were submitted by Colin Paul. See  for the history of this locomotive. LONDON BRIGHTON & SOUTH [...]

Hayling Railway in Wartime by Derek Oakley The importance of the railway line between Havant and Hayling Island during World War 2 cannot be underestimated. Although the Island was a restricted area with only about 4,000 residents, it was soon inundated with service personnel, mostly Royal Navy and Army.. The Goods Shed, now The Station Theatre [...]

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