The GNR brake van type that this model is based on the 8 wheeled version with vertical planking. Sixty vehicles were introduced in 1913-1914 for mineral traffic. It is a versatile and interesting vehicle that will complement any layout from pre-grouping until nationalisation and beyond.
These vehicles were long lived there were still 46 in service in 1948, with some lasting into the 1960's. GN04-W007
Read the instructions before buying and there will be no hidden surprises when you order.
We aim to make the assembly process easy. Our latest GNR kits are pre-printed with all apertures pre-cut.
The instructions include illustrations to help you make the kits. Historic information is 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 TK-GN04-D303
Click here TK-GN04-D303 to be taken to the product description for this kit.
Our new GNR kits feature:
- Pre-printed models
- Lined GNR livery, with alternate numbers on each side for variety
- 3D printed roofs
- 3d printed roofs, (optionally) removable for access
- Sturdy construction
- The carriage carcass is made from MDF, strong and easliy assembled
- Axleguards or bogies (as appropriate for the vehicle)
- 3D printed axleguards or bogies are included with each model
If you prefer the older kits, these can be found in the clearance section, however the stocks are limited. The older kits will no longer be manufactured once they have been sold off and are offered at very attractive prices. There are other items in this category.
These vehicles, were a six wheeled Milk or Fish vans. The sides were similar but the roof profile was higher on "O3".
The kit features 3D printed roof, brakeblocks and axleboxes. The main structure is made from laser cut MDF.
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This kit features 3D printed roof, brakeblocks and axleboxes. The main structure is made from laser cut MDF.
The original vehicle was produced in several lots between 1871 and the late 1880's. There were two distinct variations with differing door profiles. Sufficient parts are provided to complete either one of the versions of the vehicles.
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This kit makes a set of carriage bogies which match our 4mm bogie coach products. These bogies permit our kits to be used on radiuses of about 2 feet (500mm) without extensive modifications to the kits.
The kit consists of 3d printed parts (random colour) and card overlays. The plastic parts are made from PLA which is environmentally friendly. The kit is readily assembled. The images show our wheel set (D3D-02 - 4 axles) which is not included.
This kit can also be used for other projects.D3D-06 carriage bogies kit
This 7mm scale model of an early LNWR horsebox 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.LNW704 Horsebox (13ft 6in)
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).