Heljan O Gauge BR MK1 CCT Vans Decorated Samples

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Nine different versions of the O Gauge BR MK1 CCT (Covered Carriage Trucks) covering a variety of services. Delivery expected November 2022. Prices starting at £152.15.
Featuring fine body detail and an exquisitely detailed underframe, these general purpose vans are suitable for any layout from the late-1950s onwards. The models cover the entire career of the type, from original BR maroon through the BR blue era to departmental use.
9400 BR Lined Maroon
9401 BR Maroon unlined
9402 BR Blue
9403 BR 'Red Star' Blue M94173
9404 BR Breakdown Train Unit Yellow/Black ADB977076
9405 BR Departmental Olive Green ADB977019
9406 BR Lined Maroon M94799 WEATHERED
9407 BR 'Express Parcels' Blue W94476 WEATHERED
9408 Tartan Arrow M94170
More than 800 of these general purpose two-axle vans were built by BR between 1959 and 1961. With folding end doors, they continued the long tradition of the Covered Carriage Truck (CCT), a type dating back to the 19th century for the movement of road carriages and cars.
However, as motor cars grew larger, they were banned from these duties in the mid-1960s, after which newspapers, mail and parcels traffic formed the bulk of their work. Many passed into departmental use from the 1970s onwards, proving useful as storage and tool vans.

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