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Hornby Model Railways BR Maroon Composite Brake W7849W ref. R4413

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BR HAWKSWORTH COMPOSITE BRAKE NEW / BOX PACKAGING NEW
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Offering for sale a brand new and boxed example of a Hornby Model Railways BR Maroon Hawksworth Composite Brake Coach running number W 7849 W, model reference number R4413.

The composite coach was a standard coach design going back to the early days of railways. This enabled a railway company to provide multi-class passenger accommodation in a single vehicle and so reduce costs in the company's overall rolling stock needs.

There were are a number of different variations which included corridor and passenger brake. This coach is referred to as a BR Hawksworth which came into service pre 1954. As the name suggests, this coach was named after its designer. These coaches had a distinctive roof design which offered both a streamline look whilst incorporating many new safety features and ventilation!