Covid-19/Coronavirus:

Orders are being accepted and processed as usual. Post Office deliveries may be delayed by circumstances out of our control. (Updated 11th April 2021).
Clear, illustrated instructions

GNR D303 Full BreakOur model kits are easy to assemble without specialist skills. All our products contain clear instructions which are available for download (in PDF format) from this website.

 Read the instructions before buying and there will be no hidden surprises when you order. The instructions include illustrations like the one shown above .

We aim to make the assembly process as  pain free and efficient as possible.

Historic information is included. For example,  livery details and numbers are included. Hints and timing of the stages is included as an aid to help plan the project.

Click on this link to view an example of the instructions for our kits : PDF instructions for 4mm kit GN04-D303  

Click here  GN04-D303 to be taken to the product description for this kit.

HO Scale Models

Following a recent request, HO scale (3.5mm to a foot)  versions of our models are being made avaialble. This will take some time, but we hope to have a good selection available soon.

At present, we have begun with GW35-SO1 GWR Milk Van (Four Wheeled).

GN04-W006 Perishable Goods Van

GN04-W006 GNR Perishable Goods VanThese express vans were fully fitted. They were used for the transfer of lard,butter and fruit. Vans of a similar design were used for the rapid transfer of other perishable cargoes. They were originally given "teak" livery for inclusion in passenger trains. Although there were not many examples of this vehicle type, it does add atmosphere with its distinctive clerestory roof.

GN04-W006 GNR Perishable Goods Van

The construction details for this kit are similar to the more common Covered Goods Van:GN04-W004 GNR Outside Framed Van

GN04-W005 GNR Express Goods Van

GN04-W005 GNR Express Goods VanThese express vans were fully fitted. There were approximatley 286 vehicles maintained by the company.

Vans of an similatr design were used on the Cheshire Lines Committee (CLC) and Midland & Great Northern (M&GN).

.GN04-W005 GNR Express Goods Van

The construction details for this kit are similar to the more common Covered Goods Van:GN04-W004 GNR Outside Framed Van

GN04-W004 GNR Outside Framed Van

GN04-W004 GNR VAn (Outside Framed)These covered vans were actively constructed from about 1867 (Stirling) until about 1905 (Gresley) when outside framed vehicles were gradually replaced by inside framed stock..

Vans of a similar design were used on the Cheshire Lines Committee (CLC) and Midland & Great Northern (M&GN).

. In summary, any representation of GN, LNER or later should include some of these vans. GN04-W004 GNR Outside Framed Van

 

Construction Gallery: GN04-W004 GNR Outside Framed Van

LNW703 LNWR 21ft Full Brake Van (7mm scale)

This 7mm scale model of an early LNWR 21ft Full Brake carriage is based on a vehicle which was the subject of an article in the LNWR Historical society journal. This included photographs and measurements of a grounded vehicle. This model is based on those measurements and other photographic material.LNW703 21ft Full BreakLNW403 21ft Full Break Van

LNW403 LNWR 21ft Full Brake Van (4mm scale)

This 4mm scale bodyline model of an early LNWR 21ft Full Brake carriage is based on a vehicle which was the subject of an article in the LNWR Historical society journal. This included photographs and measurements of a grounded vehicle. This model is based on those measurements and other photographic material..LNW403 21ft Full BreakLNW403 21ft Full Break Van

LNWR 4 Compartment 3rd (7mm scale)

** Updated Model** This 7mm model of an early LNWR third class  carriage is based on a grounded vehicle which was examined by the LNWR society. This vehicle is typical of carriages which were in use by a many pre-grouping companies in the early years of railway development.LNW701 LNWR 4 Compartment 3rd

LNWR Tri-composite carriage (7mm scale)

** Updated Model** This 7mm model of an early LNWR tri-composite carriage is based on a vehicle which was acquired by the Mawddwy Railway from the LNWR. The vehicle was photographed around 1900 when passenger services were withdrawn. The photographic evidence gives an excellent idea of the construction of this vehicle.LNW702 Tri-composite carriage