Hornby R60014

Flat Bed Wagon Pack containing 3 x Flat Bed wagons (Stephensons Rocket)

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 1 (1804 to 1874) Pioneering

Manufacturer description
General goods vehicles, or 'Merchandise Waggons' of the later Stephenson period were simple four-wheeled platform vehicles with sprung 3' diameter wheels and were typically around 14' in length, 'with a superficial surface of platform area of seventy-five square feet' able to carry 'a considerable quantity of light goods' of 'about four tons weight.' By 1841 dumb-buffers and coupling chains were fitted and as the decade progressed, the length of the waggons shortened and the width increased, creating a greater load area.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R60014
RRP:
£69.99
Release date:
TBA

Model details

Finish
Painted
Colour
Green
Gauge
OO
Livery
Liverpool and Manchester Railway
Minimum radius curve
1st Radius (371mm)

Prototype information

Operator
Liverpool & Manchester
Wagon type
Flat

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