BR Coaches Corporate Era 1968-1982

British Rail corporate Blue & Grey, Eras 6-7

A pack of 2 of Bachmanns' detailed models of the BR Mk.2A first class brake coaches painted in the all-over blue scheme applied to vehicles in use with the engineering departments. These two are finished as HST barrier vehicles, used to allow conventional stock and locomotives to be coupled to HST coaches, which have centre couplers only. Mk.2 stock was provided with both centre couplers and conventional side buffers as fitted to locomotives. Guards' brake coaches were usually chosen for use as barrier coaches as both a guards office and hand brake for securing the train in sidings were already fitted.

£76.45
MRP £89.95
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(Product Ref 82707)
An excellent model of the BR unclassified restaurant coach in the corporate blue and grey livery.

These coaches remained in mainline express trains for many years after the standard coaches were relegated to secondary services, as no buffet cars were built to match the Mk2 stock of the late 1960s and 70s. The RU design was equiped with a large kitchen able to provide full meal service when required and many were equiped with a buffet serving hatch for customers requiring tea/coffee and snacks.

Eras 6-7.

£42.95
MRP £48.95
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(Product Ref 22782)

A detailed model of the extra-long LNER design 4-wheel CCT carriage truck type general utility van. These passenger rated vehicles were used for parcels and carrying large items such as motor cars and theatrical scenery loaded through the full-height, full-width end doors.

£21.99
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(Product Ref 25886)
Bachmann Branchline 39-528 OO Gauge Southern CCT Covered Carriage Truck Britsh Rail Blue Livery.

A finely detailed model of the Southern Railway 4-wheel passenger luggage van. These were a standard Southern design, originally created for the SECR, with examples still being built in the early 1950s.

This model is painted in the BR corporate blue livery and completed with a weathered finish.

Era 3
£35.00
MRP £41.95

Plymouth: 1
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(Product Ref 4773)
Bachmann Branchline 39-125C OO Gauge BR Mk.1 CK Corridor Composite Coach BR Blue & Grey Livery

Bachmanns BR Mk.1 coaches are the best models yet of these popular coaches. Familiar to enthusiasts everywhere hundreds of these coaches are still in service on tour train sets and heritage railways.

This is a model of the composite side corridor design, with four first class and three second class compartments. the CK type oach was often used to provide first class accomodation on short 4-5 coach cross-country trains, ideal for many model railways.

Painted in the BR blue and grey livery used from the late 1960s onwards, Eras 6-7.

£42.95
MRP £48.95

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(Product Ref 82566)
A very good model of the LMS 50-foot long gangwayed parcels brake van painted in the LMS crimson lake livery. These vehicles were seen all over the railway network.
Era 6
£34.99
MRP £37.95

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(Product Ref 107490)
Bachmann Branchline 34-332 OO Gauge 50-ft Ex-LMS PIII Parcels Van BR Blue & Grey Livery
£34.95

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(Product Ref 63985)
These car carrying vehicles were converted from BR Mk.1 coaches to provide car-carrying flat wagons suitable for service at express train speeds. British Rail used these vehicles, which were in effect open carriage trucks, to offer car carrying service on several major long-distance routes, often allied to overnight sleeper trains.
£32.50
MRP £37.95

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(Product Ref 101120)
These car carrying vehicles were converted from BR Mk.1 coaches to provide car-carrying flat wagons suitable for service at express train speeds. British Rail used these vehicles, which were in effect open carriage trucks, to offer car carrying service on several major long-distance routes, often allied to overnight sleeper trains.
£32.50
MRP £37.95

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(Product Ref 101121)
The branding of rolling stock used on internal services within Scotland was one of the first examples of sector individuality under British Rail. The use of the ScotRail brand provided a good identification and marketing tool for the scenic highland routes, which attracted significant tourist tarffic.
During the early 1980s the fleet of BR mark 1 coaches provided the backbone of non-express services and this type of coach was standard on the highland line routes. This pack provides two coaches and the basic core for a train formation to the farthest reaches of the British Rail network, where 2-coach and even mixed trains with goods wagons and passenger coaches remained common in the 1980s.
Typical traction on these routes included class 25, 26, 27, 37 and 37/4 locomotives. Era 8. 1982-1994
£89.20
MRP £99.95

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(Product Ref 48403)

The BR Mk.1 coach was designed in the early 1950s the design has been in service ever since, outlasting BR in mainline service, with several still in use on charter trains, plus providing the backbone passenger stock for many heritage railways.

This model is of the second class side corridor coach, the most numerous type built, painted in the BR corporate blue and grey livery.

£42.95
MRP £48.95

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(Product Ref 2596)
£42.95
MRP £48.95

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(Product Ref 42571)
This type of coach was designed in the early 1950s. This model is a first class side corridor type coach painted in the corporate blue & grey livery introduced from the late 1960s.


Eras 6-7

£42.95
MRP £48.95

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(Product Ref 7373)
Well detailed model of the BR standard Mark 1 gangwayed full brake/luggage van in BR blue and grey livery.

Eras 6-8

£47.50
MRP £52.95

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(Product Ref 82577)
The Mk1 coach was designed as the BR standard coach in the early 1950's.

The gangwayed brake van provided parcels and luggage accomodation matching the new coach design.

£42.95
MRP £48.95

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(Product Ref 82578)
Bachmann Branchline 39-225A OO Gauge BR Mk.1 BCK Brake Corridor Composite Coach BR Blue & Grey Livery.

A detailed model of the BR mark 1 composite brake coach painted in the corporate blue and grey livery

These brake composite coaches were very useful in short train formations, combining accomodation for first and second class passengers plus an office for the guard and small luggage stowage area into one coach. BCK coaches were used as 'through coaches' for many years and even in the 1980s some of these coaches were kept at locations where trains regularly divided to provide a guard or first class accomodation if one portion of the train would lack these facilities. Era 6-7 1967-1982

£42.95
MRP £48.95

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(Product Ref 48425)

Bachmann Branchline OO 39-242 BR Mk1 FO First Open Blue & Grey

An excellent model of the BR Mk.1 design first class open plan seating coach.
Many of these coaches were built to provide seating coaches to operate with a kitchen car, while standard first class coaches retained seating compartments. As demand for full meal service declined in the 1960s these coaches were redeployed as general service first class coaches.
Businessmen found the tables useful to get some work done while travelling, leading to an increasing acceptance of the open plan seating arrangement for first class accomodation.

Eras 6-7

£42.95
MRP £48.95

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(Product Ref 21745)
Bachmann Branchline OO Gauge 39-250A BR RFO Restaurant First Open Coach BR Blue & Grey Livery

When the mark 1 coach fleet was being planned there a return to pre-WW2 on-train dining requirements was anticipated and a number of coaches were built to provide seating capacity for diners. These coaches generally had fewer seats than the standard first and standard class designs, making space for waiters to move easily along the car.

This model recreates one of the first class dining saloon coaches, codes RFO, as running in the corporate blue and grey livery of the 1970s, when a few of these cars were still used on premier services and often found on race day specials.
Eras 6-7, 1967-1982
£42.95
MRP £48.95

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(Product Ref 48428)
Bachmann Branchline 39-264A 00 Gauge BR MkI RMB Miniature Buffet Car Blue/Grey Livery

A very nice model of the Minature Buffet car. These coaches have a small buffet counter and food storage area near the centre, able to serve basic food and refreshments. Bachmann's model features the smooth riding commonwealth cast steel bogie and the extensive water supply piping on the roof. NEM pockets are used to permit tension-lock of bar type couplers to be fitted.

The blue and grey livery was trialed in the mid-1960's and steadily replaced earlier liveries by the early 1970's.

£42.95
MRP £48.95

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(Product Ref 58256)
Featuring neatly fitted flush glazing and many separate parts including underframe equipement and brake push rods Bachmann have produced an excellent model of the BR mark 2 coach.

Initially allocated to major InterCity trains the arrival of air-conditioned versions of the mark 2 coach displaced the earlier types into the general service pool.

£42.95
MRP £48.95

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(Product Ref 37523)
Bachmann Branchline 39-410 00 Gauge BR Mk2A BFK Brake Corridor First Coach Blue and Grey Livery
£42.95
MRP £48.95

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(Product Ref 37541)

Expected June 2020
A highly detailed model of the British railways Mk.1 series post office sorting vans, built in the 1950s to re-equip the Royal Mail travelling post office trains.

This model represents the Travelling Post Office coaches from the corporate era of British Rail, painted in the standard blue and grey livery. This is the plain side of the coach, the sorting pigeon-holes were on this side of the coach.
Note the red painted late posting box in the side of the coach. Members of the public could post mail for the destinations served by the travelling post office train up until the time of departure at an extra charge. Latterly it seems this service was used mainly by enthusiasts collecting the special TPO cancel stamp.

£59.95
MRP £69.95

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(Product Ref 4750)
Bachmann Branchline 39-503 00 Gauge BR Mk.1 SLSTP Sleeper Coach Blue & Grey Livery InterCity Branding

Newly announced model of the BR Mk.1 sleeper car classified SLSTP, standing for SLeeper, Second class Twin berth with Pantry (attendant's office).

These were the usual second class sleeping cars used on overnight sleeper trains, having twin (upper and lower) berths to accomodate two passengers in each compartment. A compartment was provided at one end of the attendant with facilities to supply tea, coffee etc. to the passengers.

£42.95
MRP £48.95

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(Product Ref 4769)
Bachmann Branchline 39-551 OO Gauge British Railways Mk.1 Design CCT Covered Carriage Truck BR Blue Weathered Finish.

£42.95
MRP £47.95

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(Product Ref 101057)
Bachmann Branchline 39-551A OO Gauge British Railways Mk.1 Design CCT Covered Carriage Truck BR Blue.

£38.95
MRP £43.95

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(Product Ref 107500)
Bachmann Branchline 39-556 OO Gauge British Railways Mk.1 Design CCT Covered Carriage Truck Tartan Arrow Service Livery.

£38.95
MRP £43.95

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(Product Ref 101058)
New and detailed models of the BR air conditioned express passenger stock built from the early 1970s. BR was one of the first European railways to offer air conditioned accommodation as standard on principal services.

These models are of the Mk.2F coaches, the last of the Mk.2 series build (1973-1975) and almost identical to preceding Mk.2E coaches (1972-73 build), the design changes relating primarily to the air conditioning plant. These two builds formed the backbone of the InterCity locomotive-hauled coach fleet during the 1970s and 80s.

This model of the first class buffet coach recreates a coach converted in the late 1980s to replace the Mk.1 buffet cars and still in service. Painted in the BR corporate blue and grey livery. Fitted with interior lighting
Era 9 1995 onwards.
£52.50
MRP £59.95

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(Product Ref 67257)
New and detailed models of the BR air conditioned express passenger stock built from the early 1970s. BR was one of the first European railways to offer air conditioned accommodation as standard on principal services.
£52.50
MRP £59.95

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(Product Ref 67256)
Oxford Rail OR763FO001 OO Gauge BR Mk 3a First Class Coach FO BR Blue & Grey Livery M11052

A new and superbly detailed model of the British Rail mark 3 coach, a design initiated with the HST programme with later builds to the same designs for the electrified West Coast route. These locomotive hauled coaches were classed mark 3a and were fitted with side buffers (the obvious external difference!) and single-phase electric train heating equipment suitable for locomotive haulage.

Initially allocated to West Coast Main Line services from London Euston along with class 86 and 87 locomotives the mk3a fleet was later deployed with class 90 locomotives and driving trailers in 'push-pull' mode on London to Birmingham and Liverpool/Manchester services. The coaches have seen use across many parts of the network, with the spare sets from weekday services often being employed on summer Saturday services to the West Country and many remain in use today.
Each model comes with a finely detailed exterior plus correct interior seating for the class, which is fully painted. NEM coupling pockets, fully detailed coach ends, connectors and detailed service pod arrangements for the relevant coach.

The coaches will be produced over time as part of a correctly numbered series of coaches. Each coach being based at the same depot and being found in a typical service during the period the livery covers. So you can build up a full train service.

£34.95

Must be ordered - delivery as soon as possible.
(Product Ref 64840)
Oxford Rail OR763FO001 OO Gauge BR Mk 3a Unclassified Buffet Coach RUB BR Blue & Grey Livery M10025

A new and superbly detailed model of the British Rail mark 3 coach, a design initiated with the HST programme with later builds to the same designs for the electrified West Coast route. These locomotive hauled coaches were classed mark 3a and were fitted with side buffers (the obvious external difference!) and single-phase electric train heating equipment suitable for locomotive haulage.

Initially allocated to West Coast Main Line services from London Euston along with class 86 and 87 locomotives the mk3a fleet was later deployed with class 90 locomotives and driving trailers in 'push-pull' mode on London to Birmingham and Liverpool/Manchester services. The coaches have seen use across many parts of the network, with the spare sets from weekday services often being employed on summer Saturday services to the West Country and many remain in use today.
Each model comes with a finely detailed exterior plus correct interior seating for the class, which is fully painted. NEM coupling pockets, fully detailed coach ends, connectors and detailed service pod arrangements for the relevant coach.

The coaches will be produced over time as part of a correctly numbered series of coaches. Each coach being based at the same depot and being found in a typical service during the period the livery covers. So you can build up a full train service.

£34.95

Must be ordered - delivery as soon as possible.
(Product Ref 100593)
Oxford Rail OR763FO001 OO Gauge BR Mk 3a Standard Class Coach TSO BR Blue & Grey Livery M12056

A new and superbly detailed model of the British Rail mark 3 coach, a design initiated with the HST programme with later builds to the same designs for the electrified West Coast route. These locomotive hauled coaches were classed mark 3a and were fitted with side buffers (the obvious external difference!) and single-phase electric train heating equipment suitable for locomotive haulage.

Initially allocated to West Coast Main Line services from London Euston along with class 86 and 87 locomotives the mk3a fleet was later deployed with class 90 locomotives and driving trailers in 'push-pull' mode on London to Birmingham and Liverpool/Manchester services. The coaches have seen use across many parts of the network, with the spare sets from weekday services often being employed on summer Saturday services to the West Country and many remain in use today.
Each model comes with a finely detailed exterior plus correct interior seating for the class, which is fully painted. NEM coupling pockets, fully detailed coach ends, connectors and detailed service pod arrangements for the relevant coach.

The coaches will be produced over time as part of a correctly numbered series of coaches. Each coach being based at the same depot and being found in a typical service during the period the livery covers. So you can build up a full train service.

£34.95

Must be ordered - delivery as soon as possible.
(Product Ref 100595)
Oxford Rail OR76CAR003 OO Gauge BR Bogie Carflat ex-LMS Chassis MotorRail Livery

BR Carflat wagons were built between 1959 and 1975. Our version Diag 1/088 represents 340 wagons built to Diagram 1/088 specifically on ex-LMS 60ft chassis with 9ft bogies.

The Carflats to this particular diagram were built from 1964 to 1968.

Finished in BR Motorail blue with Black under frames, after a number of years in operation with rust, worn lettering and weathering building up. This version would have entered use in 1965 after conversion at Horwich Works.  TOPS Code FVX

Our model will feature fine detail, high quality finish and NEM coupling pockets.
£26.95
MRP £32.99

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(Product Ref 7874)
Oxford Rail OR76CAR003B OO Gauge BR Bogie Carflat ex-LMS Chassis MotorRail B745758

BR Carflat wagons were built between 1959 and 1975. Our version Diag 1/088 represents 340 wagons built to Diagram 1/088 specifically on ex-LMS 60ft chassis with 9ft bogies.

The Carflats to this particular diagram were built from 1964 to 1968.

Finished in BR Motorail blue with Black under frames, after a number of years in operation with rust, worn lettering and weathering building up. This version would have entered use in 1965 after conversion at Horwich Works.  TOPS Code FVX

Our model will feature fine detail, high quality finish and NEM coupling pockets.
£26.95
MRP £32.99

Must be ordered - delivery as soon as possible.
(Product Ref 101156)
£31.50
MRP £34.99

Next Warehouse Delivery: Jun 21
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(Product Ref 113636)
£33.50
MRP £36.99

Next Warehouse Delivery: Jul 21
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(Product Ref 113656)
£33.50
MRP £36.99

Next Warehouse Delivery: Jul 21
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(Product Ref 113657)
£33.50
MRP £36.99

Next Warehouse Delivery: Jul 21
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(Product Ref 113658)

Hornby R4775 BR Mk1 Coach Second Open W4804 Blue & Grey Livery

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. The stock was introduced in 1951, in sets, on 'Festival of Britain' trains being built through to 1964, when superseded by the Mark II design

£36.99
MRP £40.99

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(Product Ref 36683)

Hornby R4776 BR Mk1 Coach Tourist Second Open W5025 Blue & Grey Livery

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. The stock was introduced in 1951, in sets, on 'Festival of Britain' trains being built through to 1964, when superseded by the Mark II design

£36.99
MRP £40.99

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(Product Ref 47307)
Detailed model of the BR Mk.2F fully air conditioned coaches built in the early 1970s for InterCity and Anglo-Scottish services on the West Coast mainline.
£31.49
MRP £34.99

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(Product Ref 107332)
Detailed model of the BR Mk.2F fully air conditioned coaches built in the early 1970s for InterCity and Anglo-Scottish services on the West Coast mainline.
£31.49
MRP £34.99

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(Product Ref 107324)
Detailed model of the BR Mk.2F fully air conditioned coaches built in the early 1970s for InterCity and Anglo-Scottish services on the West Coast mainline.
£31.49
MRP £34.99

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(Product Ref 107334)
Detailed model of the BR Mk.2F fully air conditioned coaches built in the early 1970s for InterCity and Anglo-Scottish services on the West Coast mainline.
£31.49
MRP £34.99

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(Product Ref 107335)
Detailed model of the BR Mk.2F fully air conditioned coaches built in the early 1970s for InterCity and Anglo-Scottish services on the West Coast mainline.
£31.49
MRP £34.99

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(Product Ref 107336)
New tool model of BR Mk1 RB Restaurant Buffet M1712 car finished in blue & grey livery.
These coaches had a large kitchen able to provide full meal service along with a buffet counter for walk-up customers.
£34.99

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(Product Ref 110965)
New tool model of BR Mk1 RB Restaurant Buffet M1627 car finished in blue & grey livery.
These coaches had a large kitchen able to provide full meal service along with a buffet counter for walk-up customers.
£34.99

Must be ordered - delivery as soon as possible.
(Product Ref 110966)
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British Rail's new corporate image liveries were developed in the mid-1960's. The familiar rail blue locomotives with blue and grey passenger coach livery, along with the InterCity express train marketing brand, became the standard livery from 1967.
In the mid-1980's brightly coloured sector liveries began to appear, with principal expresses gaining a distinctive InterCity livery, while Network South East formed a coherent image for the commuter belt.
The corporate style blue & grey livery has returned to use in the 2000s as heritage railways and mainline tour sets have been painted to match blue-painted preserved diesel locomotives.