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Hornby R4528 Brighton Belle Pullman Trailer 1st Class Car S283S in BR blue and grey Side View

Hornby R4528 Brighton Belle Pullman Trailer 1st Class Car S283S in BR blue and grey

Hornby R4528 Brighton Belle Pullman Trailer 1st Class Car S283S in BR blue and grey. Additional coach for the R2988/X 1969 Pullman Brighton Belle Train Pack. Discontinued by manufacturer
Stock Level: 1
Part Number: Hornby R4528
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£49.99
Our Price: £49.99
Description

Pullman trains in Great Britain were mainline luxury railway services that operated with first-class coaches and a steward service, provided by the British Pullman Car Company.

Pullman trains offered more luxurious accommodation than ordinary mainline trains. The PCC had its own workshops at Brighton. Pullman Car manufacture was also carried out by Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company and Metropolitan Cammell Carriage and Wagon Co. The London, Brighton and South Coast Railway was the first UK railway company to operate a complete Pullman train, the Pullman Limited, which started on the London to Brighton route on 5 December 1881.

Pullman trains were mostly locomotive-hauled, although from 1932 the electrified Southern Railway and its successors operated electric multiple units, the British Rail Class 403 as the Brighton Belle.

The vast selection of coaches that are incorporated into the Hornby range provide a wonderful cross section of passenger transportation across several periods in time.

Technical Specification & Detail

Gauge

00

Operator/Livery

Brighton Belle/BR Blue & Grey

Livery Finish

Pristine

Length

274mm

Period/ERA

ERA 6

Class

Pullman

Coach Type

TF - Trailer First

Designer

 Southern

Running Number

 S283S

Entered Service

1960s

Coupling Hooks and pockets

Fixed Electrical Couplings  

Lighting, Passengers and Detailing

Working table lamps which illuminate when in motion using analogue or on continuously using DCC, no external lighting, no internal passengers. Detail bag with push fit Buffers.

Minimum Track Radius

R2

Age Suitability

14+