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Proposed C.R. Kits

The followings kits are proposed and will go ahead given sufficient support:

CC27 Pullman Composite Dining Car

Scale drawing of CC27

'Fair Maid of Perth', 'Flora MacDonald' & 'Lass O'Gowrie'

Built by Cravens Ltd. in 1914 for use on the Caledonian Railway in conjunction with the 'Grampian' coaching stock.

Drawing executed by and copyright © of Peter Tatlow, April 2008. Used by permission.

Future Plans

Scale drawing of D99

D99 50' Saloon

Photo D99 saloon

We are currently working on laying out some coaches sides in 2mm scale as a commission. One of the vehicles involved in this is the D99 50' saloon (above). Would there be interest in this as a kit in 4mm scale we wonder? If there were that would give an underframe for the 50' semi-corridor coaches which were built in small numbers in 1910 for the Callander and Oban line. It is suspected that these would be more popular than their (slightly) numerically superior post-war variants which closely resemble the original 57' semi-corridor coach in the range (CC07). The earlier coaches would involve a wee bit more educated guesswork, drawings not having survived but nothing insurmountable it is felt. There were 3 types

  • D106 Composite,
  • D107 Brake Third and
  • D108 Brake Composite.

There is also an earlier version of the full brake with a fully panelled body and 8' wheelbase bogies (below) which uses a very similar underframe.

Scale drawing of D98A/H355

D98A/H355 50' Full Brake

What do you want to see?

Currently no new 7mm scale items are proposed.


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