Hornby R4787

BR, Mk1 Tourist Second Open, E4656 - Era 5

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Prototype Era
Era 5 (1957 to 1966) British Railways Late Crest

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 I 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 centres. Body width was eventually settled at 8ft 8in, at cantrail height.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R4787
GTIN:
5055288637467
RRP:
£49.49
Release date:
November 2017

Model details

Colour
BR Maroon
Finish
Painted
Gauge
OO
Livery
Maroon
Couplings
NEM
Coupling
NEM / Tension lock
Minimum radius curve
Radius 2
Running number
E4656

Prototype information

Coach type
British Railways Mark 1
Operator
British Railways
TOPS classification
TSO (Tourist Standard Open)
Wheel arrangement
Bogies (BR1, BR2, Commonwealth or B4 types used)
Designer
British Railways
Built
1951 to 1963
Built by
BR Workshops Cravens Gloucester Railway Carriage & Wagon Company

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