Hornby R4972A

BR(S), Mk1 RB, S1757 - Era 5

Manufacturer catalogue image

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

Manufacturer description
The first phase of building British Railways' Mark 1 catering vehicles followed the traditional pattern of dining that had been catered for since Edwardian times, with large Kitchen Cars preparing multiple course dining for consumption in both First and Third Class Dining Cars. However, during the early 1950s it became apparent that social patterns regarding rail travel catering were changing as a direct consequence of WWII attitudes towards dining.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R4972A
RRP:
£34.99
Release date:
2020

Model details

Colour
BR Green
Coupling
NEM
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Green
Running number
S1757

Prototype information

Coach type
British Railways Mark 1
Operator
British Railways
TOPS classification
RB (Restaurant Buffet)
Designer
BREL

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