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Arun Sharma

Bulleid 1940 W&C Stock

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Perhaps not technically LT but certainly London underground rolling stock.

Soon to be available from Radley Models will be a 4mm Class 487 Trailer Second car. This will be followed by a 4mm DMBSO in its post-1956 form i.e., with the LT-designed axle box fittings. BR olive green, a sort of electric blue and NSE livery are all possible for these cars. Coupled to a suitable match wagon, they would be appropriate vehicles parked in a siding anywhere between Waterloo and Eastleigh.

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Quite tempted by one of the motor cars...

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Sounds good. The 7mm car you did was excellent. I assume the 1956 bogies had rubber suspension like the 1959/62 tube stock. 

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Yes, the suspension units were designed by Acton works for BR(S) . They were essentially copies of the 1956TS boxes and suspension but for financial reasons, fitting wasn't completed until sometime in the early '60s. Full details are in John C Gillham's book on the W&C Railway (Oakwood Press, pp291 et seq)

 

 

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Here is the kit of parts for the trailer - White metal end and resin body, seats and bogie sides. The resin bits will go off to CMA for duplication shortly.

 

 

487 trailer-4mm.jpg

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