W50K: GWR Collett Diagram E129 57ft Bow Ended Non-gangwayed Brake Composite Kit (half a B set)

£45.50 (Price excluding VAT £37.92)

Complete carriage kit requiring disc 14mm carriage wheels, bearings, couplings, pipes, paint and transfers to finish. The tumblehome is preformed.

Manufacturer: Comet Models
Railway Company: BR, GWR
Scale: 4mm - 00, EM, P4 etc.

Description

B sets consisted of two permanently coupled non-gangwayed brake composites with the brake ends outermost. They were used for branch services and cross-country stopping trains and could be found almost anywhere on the GWR and WR (BR) system. This diagram was built for the Bristol Division (set numbers 8-12) and many were based at Taunton working branches such as Minehead, Yeovil, Chard, Barnstaple, Ilfracombe and Torrington, some of these having journeys of up to 50 miles. They were also used on main line stopping trains and it was not unusual for them to be hauled by a big engine (even a King) on a running in turn.

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Additional Information

Weight 327 g