Hornby R40195

Caledonian Sleeper, Mk2E Brake Standard Open, 9497 - Era 11

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 11 (2016 to 2021) Current Era

Manufacturer description
East coast sleeper services between London and Scotland ceased in May 1988, but the sleeper services on the WCML from Euston remined. Responsibility for operation of the remaining Anglo-Scottish services passed within British Rail from InterCity West Coast to ScotRail in March 1995. The Caledonian Sleeper franchise was initially handed out as part of the ScotRail franchise which was won by National Express who took over the services operation in 1997. National Express continued to use BR's Mk3 sleeper coaches, hiring locomotives from Virgin Trains until March 1998 and EWS from then on. Mk2 seated carriages were added to the service in 2000 featuring first class-style reclining seats, whilst the Mk3 sleeping cars were refurbished.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R40195
RRP:
£36.99
Release date:
2021

Model details

Colour
Blue
Finish
Pristine
Livery
Caledonian Sleeper
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Gauge
OO
Running number
9802

Prototype information

Coach type
British Railways Mark 2E
Locomotive class*
Mk2e Brake Unclassified Open
Operator
Caledonian
TOPS classification
BUO (Brake Unclassified Open)
Designer
BR

* 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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