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 represent London Brighton and South Coast Railway (LBSCR), South Eastern and 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) variants. Finally, 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, four vehicle packs of each livery will also be available. All coaches will be available in standard and illuminated forms.
Following approval, the first batch of carriages are due to appear during 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.