Comparison of OO Bogie Bolster C (GWR Macaw B) models

Mainline OO Bogie Bolster C (GWR Macaw B) Hornby OO Bogie Bolster C (GWR Macaw B)
Manufacturer Mainline Hornby
Year model introduced 1980 2024
DCC Capability Unpowered Unpowered
Bodyshell - factory-fitted separate details
Bolster Deck No Yes
Stanchions Yes
Textured well deck No Yes
Tie-down points No Yes
Chassis/underframe detail
Brake rigging chassis No Yes
Footsteps No Yes
Framework No Yes
Handbrake wheel/ lever No Yes
Wheel "aesthetics"
Chemically-blackened No Yes
Metal-pin point bearings No Yes
Bufferbeam detail (pre-fitted)
Cosmetic coupling - hook only Yes
Sprung buffers No Yes
Body Construction No Plastic with metal parts
Chassis construction Lightweight
Minimum radius Radius 1
Radius 2
Coupling socket/mounting
Fixed Yes
NEM pockets No Yes
Coupling type Tension lock
Tension lock
Weighting (to assist adhesion)
Within chassis No Yes
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