20 ton brake van

Lima #3152 20 ton brake van - brownLima #3153 20 ton brake van - grey

Prototype

Operating company/organisation

BR, BR (NE)

Years of operation

1948+

Model

Manufacturer

Lima

Model/catalogue/item number

BR brown: 3152
BR (NE) grey: 3153

Construction

Assembled. Plastic with some metal fittings.
Couplers: continental loop-type, sometimes moulded to chassis otherwise removeable.
Wheelsets: diameter 12mm; tip-to-tip axle length 25.5mm.

Availability

Produced in 1976.

Suppliers

See Buying second-hand.

A project to upgrade the Lima model is described in issue 64 of Satellite 1:87

British 1:87 Scale Modelling