Darstaed 57ft Mk 1 sample debuts


Ellis Clark Trains has taken delivery of the first sample of its forthcoming BR Mk 1 57ft suburban carriages for ‘O’ gauge. The non-corridor stock is being made exclusively for Ellis Clark Trains by Darstaed and features brass sides with brass handles while the first sample is built with 3D printed chassis, roof and ends to allow further revisions to take place including refinement of the weld lines on the roof.

Release is anticipated in the fourth quarter of 2018 with prices set at £169 per vehicle. Coaches selected for release are the Composite, Composite Lavatory, Brake Second, Open Second, Open Second Lavatory and Compartment Second. Livery choices consist of BR maroon with and without lining, BR crimson and BR blue.

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

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