BR Mark 1 Coaches
Accurate scale carriages
fabricated in steel
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.
Base price (includes ready to run,
painted lined and lettered) £3,000.00
Add scale working vacuum operated
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
us to discuss your requirements.
Strong, prototypical, welded steel angle section
Rolled steel body panels and
Includes as standard: hinge, door handle, window
frame details; roof detail and pipework.
Fully lined & lettered as appropriate to the
CNC turned scale, profiled
Click these images for a larger view:
Highly detailed Commonwealth bogies, with ballrace
Fully working, retractable oval head
NOTE: Although very strong, these coaches are
not designed for sitting on!
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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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
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
Above excerpt extracted from the Wikipedia page on the BR Mk1
(Errors and Ommissions excepted)