Ratio 612 GWR 4 Wheel, Composite Coach Plastic Kit OO Gauge
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Ratio 612 GWR 4 Wheel, Composite Coach Plastic Kit OO Gauge. Please note plastic kits require Paint and Glue to complete. Kit Includes - Wheels (Plastic), Bearings Maybe Need Try The Markits Bearings, Shouldered Pin Point (Top Head) M83, Plain Pin Point Bearing M84) 2 1st Class & 2 3rd Class Composite Compartments. Accessories: Lamp And Ventilator Tops - Ratio Kit 110 Corridor Connections - Ratio Kit 111 Coach Seating - Ratio 433 These Coaches Were Constructed Between 1890 And 1902, And Were Used In The More Rural Parts Of The System. They Are Ideal For The Sleepy Branchline Termini So Often Modelled. By The Late 1930s They Were Strictly "Backwater" Vehicles, Used For Mundane Tasks Like Workmen's Trains In South Wales, OFten With The 1st Class Sections Downgraded To 3rd. This Practice Contuined Until The Early 1950s, Whilst Other Became "Camping Coaches" In The 1930s Or Were Grounded (Ratio Kit 501). Coaches Are The Backbone Of A Passenger Railway, So Why Not Treat Yourself To Something Special. Ratio Recreate Some The More Unusual Midland (MR), And London & North Western Railway (L&NWR) Coaches. Many Could Be Found In Service Until Nationalisation In 1948, By Then Their Duties Were Usually On Secondary Routes. In The 1930s, New Coaches Designs Took Over The Orignal Duties Of These Coaches, But They Were Still To Be Found In Service On Rural Branches Or Providing Accommodation For Staff On Department Trains, Whilst Other Were Used As Holiday "Camping Coaches". Some Coaches Ended Their Days "Grounded" In Use As Railway Store Rooms, Garden Sheds And Farm Outhouses. These Coahces Have Alot Of Character That Will Help Enliven A Corner Of Any Model Layout.