Hornby R40182

RCS, Mk3 First Open, 11076 Coach A - Era 11– WEBSITE EXCLUSIVE

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 11 (2016 to 2021) Current Era

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. Mk3 coaches are 75ft (23m) long enabling far greater capacity than older coaches. Mk3 coaches also incorporate disk breaks and wheel slip protection enabling faster deceleration. The first Mk3 coaches to be delivered were used as part of the HST prototype along with the two Class 41 diesel power cars in 1972.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R40182
RRP:
£34.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Colour
White
Finish
Pristine
Livery
Rail Charter Services
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Gauge
OO
Running number
11076

Prototype information

Coach type
British Railways Mark 3
Operator
Rail Charter Services
TOPS classification
FO (First Open)
Designer
BREL

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