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The branch passenger service now arriving...


Fen End Pit

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I finally got around to fitting the buffers, crew and coal to my E4. I also converted the bogies on my second Hornby Gresley to make a nice short branch passenger train.

 

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I'd be tempted by the 3rd coach, possibly seeing if there is something suitable in the Ian Kirk/Cooper craft range may be an LNER 51' Non-Corridor Full Third ?

 

I'm not sure what the typical make up of train down the Stour Valley might have been.

 

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I'm rather pleased with the way this kit went together, I've now pretty much completed the must have GER locos just in time for Hornby to introduce them all!

 

David

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That looks fantastic. I really like the look of the E4s. The whole train has so much character and style - a good example that BR steam could be as characterful as pregrouping days. 

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Very nice David. Many photos show 2 coach trains in a mash of Gresley and Thompson non-vestibule stock. One shows a Thompson 5-compt brake dia.361 paired with a Gresley lav compo dia.244. A close up of another train shows Dia 244. no E88228E.

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