Hornby R40039B

BR, Mk3 Sleeper Coach, 10685 - Era 8

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 8 (1983 to 1994) British Rail Sectorisation

Manufacturer description
In-order to allow running at 125 mph on Britain's Victorian era railways, new rolling stock was needed by British Railways. Significant improvements over the Mk2 included new secondary air suspension between the bogies and the coach body as well as aerodynamic skirting on the underframe.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R40039B
RRP:
£36.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Colour
Grey
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Executive
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 pole skew wound
Running number
10685

Prototype information

Coach type
British Railways Mark 3
Locomotive class*
Mk3 Sleeper Coach
Operator
BR
Designer
BREL

* Class names often change over the lifespan of a locomotive, so this is not necessarily the class name used by the operator in the period modelled.

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