Oxford Rail’s Great Eastern Vans surface

Oxford Rail’s Great Eastern Vans surface

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First engineering sample of Oxford Rail's new Great Eastern 10ton banana van.

Oxford Rail has received the first Engineering Prototype (EP) samples of its newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge Great Eastern Railway 10ton ventilated box vans and 10ton banana vans for assessment.

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Oxford Rail's forthcoming Great Eastern 10ton ventilated van takes shape.

These initial samples feature moulded plank and bracing, end vents to the covered vans, steam heat pipes for the banana vans, handbrake levers, coupling hooks, spring and axlebox detail, together with spoked wheels and small tension lock couplings in NEM pockets.

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Three Great Eastern (GE) 10ton vans are planned as GE liveried 32109 (Cat No. OR76GEGV001), 630616 in NE livery (OR76GEGV002) and BR liveried E612630 (OR76GEGV003), along with with two banana vans finished as 632882 in LNER bauxite (OR76BAN001) and E632899 in BR bauxite (OR76BAN002).

Priced at £14.95 each, delivery is expected later this year.

Visit www.oxforddiecast.co.uk for more information.