Night ferry coach (CIWL Type F)

LS Models - Night ferry coach CIWL Type F

Prototype

Operating company/organisation

CIWL/SR/SNCF/BR

Years of operation

1936-1980 (suspended 1939-1947)

Coach numbers

1936 delivery: 3788 to 3799 (twelve cars, five of which were lost through wartime activities).
1946 delivery: 3800 to 3805 (six cars).
1952 delivery: 3983 to 3989 (seven cars).

Preservation

3792 preserved at the NRM, York.
3801 in static use from 1984 at Sheffield Park, Bluebell Railway.
3987 is preserved by CFTV in northern France.

Model

Manufacturer

LS Models

Catalogue numbers

49121 (set of 3): 1937 livery, CIWL blue, original version, monogram, 1st/2nd class.
49122 (set of 3, numbered 3801, 3805, 3988): 1956 livery, CIWL blue, monogram, 1st/2nd class.
49123 (set of 3, numbered 42 213, 42 221, 42 228): 1968 livery, CIWL blue, UIC, monogram, 1st class.
49124 (set of 3, numbered 42 217, 42 225, 42 230): 1974 livery, CIWL and TEN blues, UIC, no monograms, white/yellow/no SNCF logos.
49125 (numbered 42 224): 1974 livery, CIWL blue, UIC, no monogram, no CIWL inscription, yellow SNCF logo.

Construction

Ready to run, mainly plastic parts.

Manufacturing dates

2009 and 2010

Prices

Sets of 3: c.165 (NOV09).
Single: c.55 (NOV09).

British 1:87 Scale Modelling