Hornby R4776

BR, Mk1 Tourist Second Open, W5025 - Era 7

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Eras
Era 6 (1967 to 1972) British Rail Blue (Pre-TOPS)
Era 7 (1972 to 1982) British Rail Blue (TOPS)

Manufacturer description
Designed by R.A Riddles (The Mechanical & Engineering Member of the Railway Executive) and aided by E. Pugson (Carriage & Wagon Chief Officer) and E.S Cox (Design Chief Officer), the Mark 1 carriage had a separate body and underframe with a standard body length of 64ft 6in, an underframe 63ft 5in long and bogies at 46ft 6in centers. Body width was eventually settled at 8ft 8in, at cantrail height. The stock was introduced in 1951 in sets on 'Festival of Britain' trains being built through to 1964, when superseded by the Mark II design.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R4776
RRP:
£40.99
Release date:
2017

Model details

Colour
Blue
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Blue & Grey
Running number
W5025

Prototype information

Coach type
British Railways Mark 1
Operator
BR
TOPS classification
TSO (Tourist Standard Open)
Designer
British Railways

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