Rolling Stock

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Our first range of detailed rolling stock kits are now available.

All of our rolling stock kits are to 10mm/1ft scale.

The kits comprise (unless stated otherwise) of laser cut ply and MDF body structure, etched brass detailing for strapping, and underframe as well as wire to form various handles etc. Running gear is not provided and can be added by the constructor or the model used as grounded body for scenic purposes.

Kits can also be supplied complete running gear Axle-boxes wheel sets etc. our models are supplied with units as manufactured & supplied by Peter Korzilius exclusively for Woodbury Models.

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Midland Railway Wagons.

Please specify body only or with running gear

WM001 8 Ton Covered Goods Wagon Diagram D353

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These 14’11” long (over headstocks) with 5′ high doors were built in considerable numbers (approximately 1220) from 1880 until 1891.

WM002 8 Ton  Covered Goods Wagon Diagram D356

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The next development of the D353 with a 5′ 6″ high loading door, a total of 50 were built under Lot 309 in 1892.

8 Ton Covered Goods Wagon Diagram D357

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Diagram D376 were the most prolific of the Midlands 14′ 11″ covered goods wagons with something in the region of 3000 wagons being produced between 1892 and 1905. These wagons had a 6′ high loading door and two variants were produced (D358 & D359) with roof loading doors in small number in 1892. The majority of these wagons (2967) were constructed in two batched in 1903 and 1905. As built all D357 vehicles were fitted with single sided hand brakes, but many were later modified to double sided (interdependent) handbrakes. These wagons remained in traffic until around 1935, but some continued in internal user and industrial service until the 1970’s. Today a number continue to have practical use as grounded sheds.

Model can be completed with the following options:

WM003 (E) kit

1892 build with single sided brakes and door sliding on skates.

WM003 (L) kit

As 1903/5 build with single sided brakes and roller door.

As 1903/5 build with double sided brakes and roller door.

ETCH004

Additional etch sheet of later body reinforcement repair strapping (LMS modifications).

8/10 Ton Covered Goods Wagon Diagram D362/D363

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In 1893 the Midland first 16′ 6″ appeared. in essence an extended version of the D357 these vans were first built with skated doors (approximate 1500 wagons), later roller doors were introduced and double sided interdependent hand brakes on wagons built new after 1913. From 1902 larger axle journals and open fronted oil axle boxes were used on some wagons diagram D363 being issued, such wagons were rated at 10 Tons. single sided braked wagons were slowly modified to double sided but this was a prolonged process and some were withdrawn having never being modified.

200 of these wagons were built with alternative side framing but no new diagram was issued. In total between 1893 & 1916  the Midland built 6595 of these distinctive wagons with some surviving beyond LMS ownership to see service with BR and many industrial users, a number survive in preservation and various farmers fields.

Model options.

 WM004 (E)

As 1893 with skated doors and single sided brakes.

As above but with double sided brakes.

WM004 (L)

As 1902 build onwards with roller doors and single sided brakes

As above but double sided brakes.

WM004 (A)

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Alternative side framing all built as double sided brakes from new.

ETCH004

Additional etch sheet of later body reinforcement repair strapping (LMS/BR modifications).

WM005 8Ton Coke wagon to Diagram D342

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The Midland Railways distinctive D342 8 Ton timber coke wagon were built in large numbers from 1888 until 1912 with some 2476 wagons being put into service built under 10 Lots 1325 were built with bottom drop doors.

The kit builds into both drop door and non drop door variants (please state type required when ordering) and can be built with double or single sided braked depending on the period being modeled.

WM006 Midland Railway Medium cattle wagon to diagram D294

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The Midland Railway built 100 cattle wagons under Lot 323 in 1893 these wagons were 16′ 6″ long and were classified as medium size with a moveable partition to allow them to also be used as small. The kit can be supplied as body only or complete with wheels and running gear.

Currently we have a number of other wagons in the late stages of development.

WM007

Midland Railway Large cattle wagon to diagram D298 (3 variants)

MR large cattle wagon

MR large cattle wagon

WM007(E)

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Midland Railway D298 to Drawing 1037, 960 were built in ten lots from 1895 until 1903

WM007(M)

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Midland railway D298 to Drawing 2242, 420 wagons built to drawing 2242 between 1905 to 1910

WM007(L)

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Various changes small but noticeable changes were made in 1911 and a further 400 wagons were built to drawing 3256 between 1911 to 1917, all these wagons featured interdependent hand brakes on each side following a change to the Board of Trade rules.

On the workshop bench

The following kits are in development and should  become available as the year progresses

WM008

MR Calf Van

Midland Railway Calf Van to D298

WE001

15 ton drg 50 fish van

Great Central Railway 15 Ton Bogie Fish Van to GCR diagrams 50 & 50A

On the drawing board

We have a number of other project at a research and planning stage although it its unlikely they will appear until late 2014 other than in development model form. further to this we are also hoping to offer louver and ventilator/Vacuum fitted passenger rated underframe kits to allow our Midland covered goods wagons to be built as the fruit van and fitted variants.

WE002

North Eastern Railway Diagram G1 Covered Goods Van

WE003

North Eastern Railway Diagram G2 Covered Goods Van

WM009

motor car van

Midland Railway Covered Van for Carrying Motor Cars to Diagram D368 built 1904

WM010

mr fish van

Midland Railway 6w Covered Milk/Fish Truck

WM011

brake van

Midland Railway 6w Brake Van to Diagram D393

WM012

Midland Railway Weighing Machine Adjusting Van to Diagram D834

WM013

MR D721 Bunker coal wagon

Midland Railway Bunker Coal Wagon to Diagram D721 (later used by LMS for road stone)

CS001

s&d milk van

Somerset and Dorset Railway Derby built 4w milk van.

Depending on the progress of research progress of these kits development will vary and they may not appear in the order as listed.