7 plank open wagon

Lima #3180 7 plank open wagon - greyLima #3179 7 plank open wagon - Kendall & CoLima #3178 7 plank open wagon - North Thames GasLima #3177 7 plank open wagon - Caxton Lima #3176 7 plank open wagon - Hall & Dean

Prototype

Design and manufacture

Original RCH design of the early 1900s was revived by BR for production between 1948 and 1957

Operating company/organisation

Pre-grouping, post-grouping and private operators, and BR

Years of operation

1900s to 1970s

Model

Manufacturer

Lima

Catalogue numbers

BR (grey) 3180; Kendall & Co 3179; North Thames Gas 3178; Caxton 3177; Hall & Dean 3176

Construction

Assembled. Plastic with some metal fittings.
Couplers: continental loop-type, press-fitted to chassis on a swivel mount. For Kadee replacements use long centre-shank types.
Wheelsets: axle length 24.5mm, wheel diameter 11.5mm.

Availability

Produced between 1974 and 1976.

Suppliers

See Buying second-hand.

British 1:87 Scale Modelling