Hornby R4778

BR, Mk1 First Open, W9353 - 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.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R4778
RRP:
£40.99
Release date:
2017

Model details

Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Blue & Grey
Colour
Blue
Couplings
NEM
Running number
W3123

Prototype information

Coach type
British Railways Mark 1
Operator
BR
TOPS classification
FO (First Open)
Designer
British Railways

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