UPDATED: More colour for Genesis coaches
Hattons has received further decorated samples of its forthcoming ‘OO’ gauge Genesis four and six-wheel carriages for assessment.
These latest arrivals include London Brighton & South Coast Railway (LBSCR), South Eastern & Chatham Railway (SECR) and Southern Railway (SR) liveried examples, finished in LBSCR mahogany, SECR red and SR olive green, respectively.
LBSCR liveried models planned include four-wheel Brake Thirds 260/150 (Cat Nos. H4-4BT-1601A/B), Composite 233 (H4-4C13-1601), First 499 (H4-4F-1601) and Thirds 520/347 (H4-4T-1601A/B), together with six-wheel Brake Thirds 185/156 (H4-6BT-1601A/B), Composite with lavatory 271 (H4-6CL-1601), First 572 (H4-6F-1601), Thirds 504/501 (H4-6T-1601A/B) and Full Brake 496 (H4-6FB-1601).
SECR models will be offered as four-wheel Brake Thirds 3069/3058 (H4-4BT-401A/B), Composite 2062 (H4-4C12-401), First 1041 (H4-4F-401) and Thirds 3361/3262 (H4-4T-401A/B), along with six-wheel Brake Thirds 6525/6536 (H4-6BT-401A/B), First 1015 (H4-6F-401), Thirds 2956/2960 (H4-6T-401A/B) and Full Brake 9016 (H4-6FB-401).
Meanwhile, the SR liveried coaches will be available as four-wheel Brake Thirds 3654/3594 (H4-4BT-701A/B), Composite 5750 (H4-4C13-701) and Thirds 1501/1707 (H4-4T-701A/B), plus six-wheel Brake Thirds 3602/3615 (H4-6BT-701A/B), Composite with lavatory 5790 (H4-6CL-701), Thirds 1524/1770 (H4-6T-701A/B) and Full Brake 232 (H4-6FB-701).
In addition, the remaining decorated samples for this first batch have also been received including Great Northern Railway (GNR) lined teak, London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) crimson lake, London North Western Railway (LNWR) livery, London, North Eastern Railway (LNER) pre-war brown and departmental colour schemes.
As well as being offered singly, four-vehicle packs (apart from departmental colour schemes) will also be available. All coaches are being produced in standard (unlit) and illuminated forms.
Following approval, the first batch of carriages is due to be released in the third quarter of the year. Prices are set at £30 for standard carriages and £36 for illuminated carriages, while the four-car packs are priced at £110 for standard examples and £135 for illuminated vehicles.
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