Mk1 RB coach as part of a train. © Hornby
Hornby are to produce a newly tooled model of the Mk1 RB (Restaurant Buffet) and RBR (Refurbished) coaches, complementing their existing range of Mk1 coaching stock, in OO gauge. Coaches will be available in BR maroon, green, blue/grey and Intercity Executive colour schemes. This project is at an early stage of development, with further updates expected at a later date. THe models are due in stock by November 2020.
Latest Engineering Sample Showcased - 22/05/2020
Hornby have shown the latest engineering samples of their forthcoming RB & RB(R) coaches. These samples cover all codes R4971 to R4974.
There have also been some minor amendments to running numbers for certain liveried versions to ensure that maximum detail accuracy is achieved.
3D Printed Sample Showcased - 17/01/2020
We took a closer look at the first engineering sample for Hornby’s newly tooled Mk1 RB/ RBR coach. This early sample gives a general indication as to how the final models will look.
R4971 - Mk1 RB restaurant buffet W1739 in BR maroon - £31.50
R4971A - Mk1 RB restaurant buffet W1743 in BR maroon - £31.50
R4972 - Mk1 RB restaurant buffet S1765 in BR green - £31.50
R4972A - Mk1 RB restaurant buffet S1757 in BR green - £31.50
R4973 - Mk1 RBR restaurant buffet M1712 in BR blue and grey - £31.50
R4973A - Mk1 RBR restaurant buffet M1657 in BR blue and grey - £31.50
R4974 - Mk1 RBR restaurant buffet IC1667 in Intercity Executive livery - £31.50
R4974A - Mk1 RBR restaurant buffet IC1653 in Intercity Executive livery - £31.50
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