Ratio 594 SR 12 ton Even Planked Ventilated Box Van (M/W) Plastic Kit OO Gauge
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Ratio 594 SR 12 ton Even Planked Ventilated Box Van (1 Van) (M/W) Plastic Kit OO Gauge. Please note plastic kits require Paint and Glue to complete. Kit Includes - Wheels (Plastic, Wheel Bearings And Transfers. The Kit Will Make One Of These Wagons. Extra Vents And Trasfers Are Included For The Dover Ferry Van. The First 2,000 Were Built As 9ft Wheelbase RCH Wagons Between 1929 And 1935. The From 1936 To 1939, 1,000 More Were Built On A 10ft, Wheelbase. Goods Traffic Formed The Backbone Of Britain's Railway Business Until The 1960's. Before Nationalisation In 1948, There Was A Common Pool Of "Company" Wagons From The Four Main Railways To Enable Through Running. Aside From These "Private Owner" Wagons Were Owned By Businesses. This Meant That Goods Trains Could Pull Wagons Belonging To Several Railways And Many Differenet Businesses. Coal Was By Far The Most Common Type Of Goods To Be Carried. It's Open Wagons Often Seen In Sidings Country-Wide. You Were Also Liekly To See Vans For Perishable Goods Like Fish And Bananas, And Regional Goods, Such As China Clay From The South West AndHops In The South East England.