Hornby R60019

BR (ExLMS), 20 T Brake Van, B950040 - Era 7

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Eras
Era 4 (1948 to 1956) British Railways Early Crest
Era 5 (1957 to 1966) British Railways Late Crest
Era 7 (1972 to 1982) British Rail Blue (TOPS)

Manufacturer description
Until 1968, fully fitted freight trains were required by law to be carry a break van at the end. The brake van provided brake functionality to help slow the train as well as acting as a space in which the trains guard could carry out additional duties such as paperwork. As a result most brake vans featured a stove and desk on top of the brake apparatus.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R60019
RRP:
£23.99
Release date:
May 2021

Model details

Colour
Brown
Coupling
NEM
Finish
Pristine
Livery
BR bauxite
Minimum radius curve
1st Radius (371mm)
Gauge
OO
Running number
B950040

Prototype information

Wagon type
Brake Van
Operator
BR
Designer
LMS

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