Lionheart’s Mk 1s

Lionheart’s Mk 1s

2021 marks 70 years since introduction of the British Railways Mk 1 carriage design and Lionheart Trains has just delivered the first of its all-new ‘O’ gauge ready-to-run models. MIKE WILD finds out if these could be the definitive version for 7mm scale.

The British Railways Mk 1 carriage design is a signature of the steam age. The first were built in 1951, 70 years ago this year, with the last of the breed being completed in 1963, although Mk 1 based multiple units were built until 1974. 

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