42T Strip Coil Wagons
Covers the lot 2209 South Wales Strip Coils from 1955 onwards. GWR HD Bogies (PG.05) are included.
Covers the lot 3104 South Wales Strip Coils from 1955 onwards. BR HD Bogies (PG.06) are included.
Covers the lot 2209 South Wales Strip Coils from building up to 1955. GWR HD Bogies (PG.05) are included.
Etch and bogies. C.01A Includes variations for both the fitted and unfitted 1/407 wagons. Buffers, vacuum cylinders (Rumney Models F.02) and vacuum pipes (1/403 & fitted 1/407) along with couplings are required to complete. Plastic section will also be required to represent the beams that the coils sat on (1/403 & 1/407).
These wagons were essentially just open boxes for carrying steel coils ‘eye to the sky’. 35 unfitted 1/401s were built in 1950/1 followed by 15 vacuum braked 1/403s in 1957. The 1/401s were built with wood lined sides and floor which were removed in 1955. At the same time the coil support arrangement was changed and these vehicles were given the new diagram 1/407 in the process. In 1958 the 1/407 vehicles were all fitted so as to appear almost identical to the 1/403s. The difference between the two batches was in the size of load area and there wasn’t a lot in it (approximately 1/2″!). Externally they were the same.
Kit C.01A covers both the fitted and unfitted 1/407s and kit C.01B the 1/403s. Kit C.02 represents the as built 1/401 vehicles up until modification in 1955.