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BR Mark 1 Coaches

in 7¼" Gauge

Accurate scale carriages fabricated in steel

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BR Mk1 Carriage in 7 1/4 inch gauge

The model photographed here - our demo coach - is the RBR variant, which was first exhibited at the 2014 Harrogate Model Engineering Exhibition. All coaches feature welded steel construction, and scale "Commonwealth" bogies.

Mk1 coach battery box and chasis detail

Pricing:

Base price (includes ready to run, painted lined and lettered) £3,000.00

Add scale working vacuum operated brakes: £600.00

Interior fitted out, ie interior lining, seats, tables, etc as appropriate to model: £900.00 (or £1050.00 for Restaurant Car variant)

Prices are ex-works and subjects to VAT


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KEY FEATURES: 

  • Strong, prototypical, welded steel angle section chassis.
  • Rolled steel body panels and roof.
  • Includes as standard: hinge, door handle, window frame details; roof detail and pipework.
  • Fully lined & lettered as appropriate to the variant.
  • CNC turned scale, profiled wheels.

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  • Highly detailed Commonwealth bogies, with ballrace bearings
  • Fully working, retractable oval head buffers.
  • Sprung corridor connectors.
  • NOTE: Although very strong, these coaches are not designed for sitting on!

Optional interior fit out and interior lighting.

Highly detailed and very close to scale, featuring Commonwealth bogies, sprung corridor connectors, prototypical fully working retractable buffers. Roof, body and chassis detailing, ie door handles, hinges, window frames, battery boxes, etc.

Completed to your preferred livery, with full lettering, decals etc.

 

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Mk1-coach-RBR-roof-detail

British Railways Mark 1 was the family designation for the first standardised designs of railway carriages built by British Railways. Following nationalisation in 1948, BR had continued to build carriages to the designs of the "Big Four" companies (the Great Western, Southern, London Midland and Scottish and London and North Eastern railways), and the Mark 1 was intended to be the standard carriage design for use across all lines, incorporating the best features of each of the former companies' designs. It was also designed to be much stronger than previous designs, to provide better protection for passengers in the event of an accident.

The Mk 1 coaches were built in two distinct tranches: the early vehicles (1951–60) and the 'Commonwealth' stock (named from the type of bogie used) from 1961 onwards.

Above excerpt extracted from the Wikipedia page on the BR Mk1 Coaches. (Errors and Ommissions excepted)