7mm VR ZLP Guards Van Ready to Run

$495.00 $275.00

SKU: VR7ZLPRTR Category:

Product Description

The Victorian Railways built 80 bogie brake vans for use on passenger and freight trains in the 1960’s. These were originally coded ZF, but were later re-coded to ZLP. The vans were of wooden construction and were painted in VR carriage red. They had freight compartments at each end of the wagon, and could carry a payload of ten tonnes. The centre compartment of the wagon was fitted out with a seat and desk for the guard, a wood-fired stove and a toilet compartment. There were two periscopes on the roof for observation of the train ahead. They were withdrawn from use when guard’s vans were no longer required on trains.


NOTE This product is 7mm to 1 Foot scale, NOT 1:48


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