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Images Courtesy of Pete Armstrong, see his blog site.
You will need to purchase Slaters Lowmac wheels (Cat No. 7129) to complete this model, along with three link couplings, paint and lettering.
Ten of these wagons were built at Cowlairs in 1897, and all were based at Sighthill. They were originally fitted with lever hand brakes, as depicted in this kit, but sometime after 1926, screw brakes were fitted. Further information on this brake would be welcome.
Known NB numbers are 56750, 56757, the LNER added 70000. The last in Service was 756757 which was withdrawn in 1946.
Julian & Susan
Welcome to Taff Vale Models. We provide finescale model railway kits, motors and related components under a number of labels.
Dragon Models: Locomotives and Welsh railway rolling stock, mainly 7mm/ft. scale, some 4mm/ft. too.
Celtic Connection: A range of fascinating non-Welsh prototypes from the rest of the UK in 7mm/ft. scale.
Taff Vale Models: Any new kits produced since we took over Dragon Models will fall under this brand. The brand also covers 12volt DC 5 pole skew wound motors together with etched gearboxes and other components.
Camkits: A range of detailed 4mm finescale kits focused on the Cambrian Railways marketed on behalf of CamKits.
We love to meet our customers at shows but visitors to our premises by appointment only please.
20 Slade Close, Sully, CF64 5UU