NEW Lionheart MK1s

Posted by Warren Bennett on

Lionheart Trains O Gauge BCK & FK Mk1 Coaches Announced At Guildex 2023

Lionheart Trains is proud to announce the expansion of their exquisitely modelled Mark 1 coaches.

The range will now include the BCK and FO variants of the coach with five liveries being prepared: BR, Carmine and Cream, BR WR, Chocolate and Cream, BR Maroon BR Blue Grey. The Lionheart Trains model is based on the early rendition of the Mark 1 coach built between 1951 and 1960.

The BCK will be a very useful addition to any layout as it comprises first, third and luggage / guards area. They are ideal for everything from cross country services to a single coach behind a locomotive on a branch line.
Pre order this extensive range of coaches at the link below. All models to be available DCC Ready or DCC Fitted.

Prices as follows:
DCC Ready - £189.08 (RRP £222.45) 
DCC Fitted - £222.33 (RRP £261.57)
The EP's have been reviewed by the design team and feedback has been provided to the factory to enable improvements / corrections to be made. Artworks are currently underway to enable decorated samples to be produced.


  • Produced from original drawings & Site surveys
  • Scale length and accurately modelled exterior & correctly profiled roof & carriage sides
  • Easy to remove roof for placement of passengers and access to internal workings
  • Correctly detailed window ventilators and profiled windows as originally built. Stretcher windows modelled where applicable. Glazing firmly secured into the model.
  • Full and accurately modelled under frame detailing and bogie wheelbase
  • Body variations correct to build periods portrayed
  • Diecast bogie frames
  • Sprung metal buffers
  • Gap free running with Lionheart’s close coupling mechanism and corridor connector capable of negotiating R2 curves
  • Expertly applied livery and accurately portrayed decoration with separately fitted details
  • Each model will contain a fully detailed and decorated interior Switchable internal lighting — Separate corridor and compartment lighting, with optional DCC control.

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