Ratio 723 LMS (Ex MR) Clerestory, Brake 3rd Plastic Kit OO Gauge
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Ratio 723 LMS (Ex MR) Clerestory, Brake 3rd 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) 4 - 3rd Class Compartments With Lavatory & Brake Compartments. Accessories: Lamp And Ventilator Tops - Ratio Kit 110 Corridor Connections - Ratio Kit 111 Coach Seating - Ratio 433 Built Between 1898 And 1902 By The Midland Railway, These Elegant Non-Corridor Coaches Were Used For Express Routes Chiefly In The Yorkshire West Riding Area. Some Survived As Departmental Vehicles Until The Outbreak Of The Second World War, Whilest Others Were Grounded Kits (Ratio Kit 519). 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.