Bachmann modern era DBSOs

The Driving Brake Second Open (DBSO) coaches are a sought-after part of the Bachmann Mk 2F collection. MIKE WILD checks out one of the latest versions which models these push-pull coaches in their final form.

THE BR Mk 2F carriages were the final production of the air-conditioned Mk 2 stock. They were introduced in 1973 with the last of the design for passenger service being completed in 1975. However, four years later there was a need for push-pull driving trailers to operate on the impending Edinburgh-Glasgow trains which would see Class 47/7s operate with Mk 3 carriages and a Driving Brake Second Open (DBSO) coach at one end.

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