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BR 16ton Mineral Wagon

in 7¼" Gauge

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BR 16 ton Mineral Wagon (with opening end door) 

The British Railways 16t Mineral Wagon building programme lasted from 1944 to 1959. The majority of BR 16t mineral wagons had metal bodies with end doors plus side doors - some with an upper side door also. These bodies were mounted on 9ft wheelbase chassis and were non-vacuum fitted with standard Morton brake gear. These wagons remained in regular working use until the late 1980s.

THE MODEL:

Our model, although reproduced to 1.54”- 1’ is more of a representation than a like for like scale replica, thus allowing us to produce a reliable and useable model that still looks just the part. The sturdy, all steel chassis and body construction allows this model to be used on a garden railway or club track alike whether it is used in a rake behind a loco or shunted in a yard, without sacrificing detail. The end door does actually open!

KEY FEATURES: 

TIG welded body and chassis assemblies
Opening end door

Profile channel section for chassis
Rivet detail
Sprung suspension

Sprung Buffers
Sprung draw hooks with instanter link couplings.
Detailed axle box castings.
Laser cut underframe gear, brake & spring detail

Choice of wagon numbers allowing you to build up rakes of wagons as per prototype

Full 12 month warranty

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