An excellent model of the British Railways Mk.1 side corridor second class coach painted in the maroon livery of the late 1950s and 1960s.
A detailed model of the BR MK.1 first class side corridor coach in the BR maroon livery. Era 5
Bachmann's model is to the correct scale length and features many separate parts, replicating detail differences and equipment changes. This model is in as-built condition and painted in the maroon passenger livery of the 1960's. Era 5 1957-1966
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. Era 5
Bachmanns' models reproduce the detail of these coaches, with a range of types being available to form a prototypical train This model is the second class brake coach, with compartments for second class passengera and accommodation for the guard with a small luggage area.Era 5 1957-1966
Model of the British Railways standard mark 1 design passenger coaches built in the 1950s. Composite coaches contain compartments for first and second class passengers and are used to provide a small number of first class seats in shorter train formations.
The former Great Western chocolate and cream livery reappeared in the late 1950s to provide a distinct regional image for the return of titles for regions' principal express passenger trains. The livery has also been popular with heritage railways.
Dimensions - Length 242mm.
Separate hand rails, high detail
>Dimensions - Length 242mm.
Separate hand rails, high detail
Eras 5-6 1957-1971
Third batch of Maunsell push-pull sets with new running numbers.
A detailed model of a 2-car British Railways Southern region push-pull train set formed from two Maunsell design coaches.These sets were formed under British Railways ownership to replace older, often pre-grouping coaches in use on branch lines. The Maunsell coaches were drawn from the mainline stock made surplus by the introduction of new Bulleid and BR standard Mk.1 designs of coaching stock during the 1950s.
A new model of the British Railways Mk.1 type first class sleeping car classified SLF, standing for SLeeper First class.
These coaches were fitted with single berths in each compartment providing additional privacy for first class passengers, second class compartments accomodating two passengers.
This new model brings the sleeper coaches up-to-date, matching the standards of detail found in the Bachmann Mk.1 coach model range.
An excxellent model of the BR Mk.1 design coach. This model is of the composite side corridor coach with compartments for first and second class passengers. These coaches were used to provide a small first class portion on short train formations, ideal for many model railways.
This model is painted in the Western region chocolate and cream livery. Era 5.
Dimensions - Length 275mm.
This highly detailed model features a detailed underframe including suspended steps and representation of front end cab control apparatus along with a host of features such as bogies fitted with all axle phosphor bronze (low friction) bearings. The bodyshell includes a detailed passenger interior and roof details with individually fitted GWR style shell vents. To finsih the coach prototypical length buffers are fitted and buffer beam detailing accessories are supplied. Eras 7-9 1971 onwards (Preserved).
An excellent model of the BR Mk.1 general purpose unclassified restaurant car in the BR maroon livery of the 1960s.
These restaurant cars featured a large kitchen area able to provide dinner service and a half-coach of seating for diners.
A detailed model of the BR mark 1 composite brake coach painted in the later British railways maroon 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, the single coach containing all the facilities needed for a train could be coupled to and shunted between long-distance trains to provide direct service between additional terminals. Era 6-7 1967-1982
Bachmann Branchline OO Gauge 39-251D BR RFO Restaurant First Open Coach British Railways Maroon LiveryWhen 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 late 1950s painted in the maroon livery. These coaches would have been found on the most prestigeous services along with a kitchen car, eg. the Bachmann RU coach providing a full meal service.Era 5 1957-1966
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.
This model carries the second standard BR coach livery of lined maroon, seen in the 1960's.
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.