Hornby is the UK’s leading model railway brand. Its high quality 00 gauge models (1:76) are slightly bigger than H0 (1:87), but will run on the same gauge track.
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Technical Specification & Detail
|Period||Era 10 (2006 - 2017)|
|Operator/Livery||Northern Belle, Umber & Cream|
Northern Belle Coaches - New Improved Tooling
The latest Northern Belle Coaches from Hornby are a significant improvement over those released previously. NEM couplings are now fitted! The livery is much brighter and carriage names etc. are more prominent and more sharply printed. The carriage roofs are painted white / cream whereas the older style ones were a very plastic looking off white / grey. The ride height of the carriages has been reduced and to my mind at least they look much more realistic. So why only 4 stars? Well, my only criticism is the window glazing which is now heavily tinted. A bit of a shame really as when I recently saw the real train it was easy to see through the windows to view the beautiful interior. However, overall I'm very pleased with the coaches and appreciate the considerable improvements made to the tooling. Perhaps Hornby will now also release a 'Glamis' coach and also 'Balmoral' and 'Crewe' sleeper car coaches to compliment this coach pack and the as yet unreleased Northern Belle Train pack. ... Read more
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