Railmatch Paints

Railway colours carefully matched to prototype paint mixes
Suitable for priming whitemetal and plastic to achieve a consistant base shade to ensure an even colour result after painting.
£3.30
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(Product Ref 84635)
Railmatch Acrylic Thinners 250ml 3250
Thinners suitable for acrylic paints.
£7.99
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Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 78902)

BR warning panel yellow for post-1984 locomotive and unit ends and for the yellow bands of engineers 'Dutch' livery.

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30
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Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 67045)
BR rail red had several uses, initially as the flame red introduced to brighten up the Rail Freight image, starting as a stripe along the top of the sides of air-braked vans and open wagons, later low-sided wagons were all-over red.
The shade was also used initially for the red band of InterCity executive of 'rasberry ripple' livery and no doubt many will also remember the signature Network South East red lamposts.

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30
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Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 74431)

BR light grey shade used for the window bands on the corporate blue and grey livery 1964-1990, with some blue & grey coaches in charter and heritage railway use today.

This shade was also applied to the roof of many large-logo blue livery locomotives and the lower bodysides of the Railfreight triple-grey livery.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 4
Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 67046)

British Rail standard corporate blue as used on locomotives, coaches and many other objects needing painting from 1966 until the mid 1985.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
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Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 67047)

Introduced with a rail freight marketing push in the mid 1980s, the new Rail Freight grey and flame red colour scheme greatly brightened up BR's freight train image. The grey colouring was later utilised on BR's engineering stock, together with a warning yellow stripe.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
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Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 74430)
Dark grey shade used on the upper side of RailFreight liveried locomotives. Also used in some 'all over' repaints by BR engineering departments.
£3.30
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Bristol: 1, Stroud: 1
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(Product Ref 84593)

EWS maroon colour.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 3
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(Product Ref 61354)

EWS gold colour.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 6
Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 61355)
Following the sale of EWS to german rail company DB Schenker locomotives from the former EWS fleet are being repainted into the standard DB red.
£3.30
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Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 54003)
Complementing the DB red applied to former EWS locomotives.
£3.30
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Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 84631)

British Railways / British Rail diesel locomotive green.

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30
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Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 67048)

BR locomotive sherwood green, the lighter shade used in two-tone green livery schemes.

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30
Warehouse: 3
Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 67143)
Early shade of BR warning panel yellow, suitable for green liveried locomotives with half size panels.

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30
Warehouse: 2
Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 67049)
BR maroon colour paint, as used on coaching stock, plus Western and Warship class locomotives. 

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30
Warehouse: 5
Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 67050)
The later shade of BR DMU green.

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30
Warehouse: 4
Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 74426)

BR crimson paint colour as used initially on passenger coaches and luggage vans.

Agreed in 1949, British Railways coach livery until 1957 was crimson and cream (2312) for mainline corridor coaches and all crimson for suburban stock. This shade is also known as carmine, as it wasn't very close to many peoples' concept of crimson!

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30
Warehouse: 4
Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 74427)

BR cream paint colour as used with crimson on mainline corridor coaches between 1949 and 1957.

Agreed in 1949, British Railways coach livery until 1957 was crimson (2311) and cream for mainline corridor coaches and all crimson for suburban stock.

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30
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Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 74429)

18ml acrylic paint in the grey shade used by BR for the rood panels of diesel locomotives, normally used with the green liveries.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
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Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 61853)

The standard colour for BR goods wagons from 1948 was this light grey. This livery was used on the vast majority of the wagon fleet, including the thousands of steel coal wagons built in the 1950s which were equiped only with hand operated brakes.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 4
Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 72722)
Roof dirt weathering colour, designed to reproduce the oily grime staining of diesel locomotive roof panels.

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30
Warehouse: 5
Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 67052)

Light rust shade representing freshly formed surface rust.

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30
Warehouse: 3
Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 67053)
A dark rust shade designed to portray well established rust patches.

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30
Warehouse: 9+
Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 67054)
Matt finish varnish for Railmatch acrylic paints.
£3.30
Warehouse: 9+
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(Product Ref 84632)
Satin finish varnish for Railmatch acrylic paints.
£3.30
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(Product Ref 84633)

Gloss finish varnish for Railmatch acrylic paints.

A gloss finish is recommended as the best surface for the application of decals. A final satin or matt varnish can be applied over the finished model to seal the decals.

£3.30
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Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 84634)
A paint shade designed to represent discoloured and weatherbeaten black paint. 

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30

Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 67056)
Probably the most rapid cause of discolouration around rail vehicle wheels and underframes is caused by the dust from cast iron brake shoes. This paint colour is formulated to represent the shade created by this dust.

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30

Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 67058)

18ml pot of water based acrylic paint.

£3.30
Warehouse: 3
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(Product Ref 100441)

Light red brick shade, probably the most common of modern building bricks.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 3
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(Product Ref 78808)

New/fresh stone colour paint for stone-built structures, loads and scenic features.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 5
Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 2
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(Product Ref 86240)

Weathered stone colour paint for stone-built structures, loads and scenic features.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 2
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(Product Ref 86241)

New/fresh tarmac colour paint for finishing roads, tarmac surfaced platforms, etc.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 4
Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 86242)

GWR chocolate brown was used on the lower panels of passenger coaches and for the entire sides of parcels and untility vans.

First used in the Victorian era the GWR changed to crimson lake livery before WW1, but the two-colour chocolate and cream returned after the war and survived until nationalisation. The livery was briefly revived in the late 1950s and is popular with many preserved railways in West of England.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 6
Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 72725)

The GWR painted the window bands of their coaches in this pale cream colour, completing the famous 'chocolate & ceam' combination.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 6
Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 72726)

Most of the pre-1948 companies used a light grey paint on their goods wagons, the GWR chose a darker shade. All GWR goods wagons were painted in this colour, including both vacuum and non-vacuum fitted wagons. Normally the dark grey was used on all parts of the wagon, including the underframes.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 6
Bristol: 1
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(Product Ref 72727)

Doncaster works shade of LNER Apple Green.

The LNER standard Apple Green for locomotives was subject to some variations as paint was normally mixed from pigments on the day, not supplied pre-mixed from a factory as it is today. Depending on which works was responsible for repainting Doncaster and Darlington produced noticable differences in their interpretation of Apple Green.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 2
Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1
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(Product Ref 61078)

Darlington works shade of LNER Apple Green.

The LNER standard Apple Green for locomotives was subject to some variations as paint was normally mixed from pigments on the day, not supplied pre-mixed from a factory as it is today. Depending on which works was responsible for repainting Doncaster and Darlington produced noticable differences in their interpretation of Apple Green.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 3
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(Product Ref 61079)

SR light olive green shade. Ideal for painting models to match with Hornbys' excellent Maunsell coaches.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 1
Gloucester: 1, Stroud: 1
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(Product Ref 75080)

SR dark olive green shade. Ideal for painting models to match with Hornbys' excellent Maunsell coaches.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 5
Stroud: 1
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(Product Ref 57830)

SR malachite green. Ideal for painting models to match with Hornbys' excellent Maunsell coaches.

18ml water based acrylic pot.

£3.30
Warehouse: 3
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(Product Ref 75680)
Railmatch Etch Primer Grey 125ml 5003
Etch primer designed primarily for use on aluminium but also suitable for use on brass. Provides a grey finish.
£10.40
Warehouse: 6
Bristol: 1, Stroud: 2
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(Product Ref 67059)