Dapol produce a newly tooled model of the Conflat ‘A’ wagons and accompanying containers in O gauge. A number of variations cater for these wagons in GWR and British Railways conditions, with appropriately liveried container loads where applicable.
Dapol’s Conflat wagons feature:
7F-037-001 - Conflat H7 39860 in GWR livery with BD2 type container in GWR brown "Door to Door" - £57.14
7F-037-002 - Conflat H7 39612 in GWR livery with BD2 type container in GWR brown "Door to Door" - £57.14
7F-037-003 - Conflat H7 39326 in GWR livery with BK2 type container in GWR brown "Furniture Removal" - £57.14
7F-037-004 - Conflat A B735200 in BR bauxite with BD type container in BR bauxite "Door to Door" - £57.14
7F-037-005 - Conflat A B735364 in BR bauxite with BD type container in BR bauxite "Door to Door" - £57.14
7F-037-006 - Conflat A B735819 in BR bauxite with BD type container in BR crimson "Door to Door" - £57.14
7F-037-100 - Conflat H7 36692 in GWR livery - £39.54
7F-037-101 - Conflat H7 36508 in GWR livery - £39.54
7F-037-102 - Conflat A B735201 in BR bauxite livery - £39.54
7F-037-103 - Conflat A B735233 in BR bauxite livery - £39.54
BR B703819 Conflat A at the Toddington, Gloucester & Warwickshire Railway in May 2013. ©Hugh Llewelyn
Specialised wooden decked conflat wagons and accompanying containers were built in huge numbers during the Big Four era of Britain’s railways. They enabled door-to-door deliveries via road, rail, then road again, without the requirement for the goods to be handled at each leg. They were often used for furniture removal, although some were built with insulation for refrigerated used. British Rail built over 10,000 containers, which continued into service until the 1960s.
(Information provided by Dapol)
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