We take a look at some fantastic rakes you can produce from the North Wales Coast in the mid-80s to early-90s.

North Wales Coast Era 8 - Formations Guide

Thursday, February 07 2019

North Wales Coast - Era 8

This diagram showcases some of the formations that could commonly be seen along the North Wales Coast between the mid-1980s and early 1990s. We've covered a variety of passenger and freight services, with a wide mixture of locomotives and rolling stock to provide realistic and fascinating services for your layout. Click the photo icon to the right hand side to see a real life prototype photo or video.

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Passenger Services

Bangor - Cardiff 1985
Products used: Class 33Mk1 TSO x2Mk1 BSO*Mk1 CKMk1 SKMk1 BG
Holyhead - Manchester 1986
Products used: Class 45*Mk2a TSO x2*Mk2a FK x2Mk2a TSO x2*Mk1 TSOMk1 BG
1815 Llandudno - Stoke 1986
Products used: Class 40*Mk1 BSKMk1 TSO x5
Llandudno - Derby 1991
Products used: Class 20 x2Mk2a TSO (b/g)*Mk2a TSO (rr)Mk2a BSOMk2c TSOT#*Mk2a TSO x2 (b/g)*Mk2a TSO (nse)*
Euston - Holyhead 1993
Products used: Class 43 HSTMk3 TGSMk3 TS x4*Mk3 TRFBMk3 TF x2*Class 43 HST
Llandudno - Manchester 1994
Products used: Class 37*Mk1 TSO*Mk2a TSOMk2a BFKMk2a TSO x2


Freight Services

Holyhead - Llandudno 1983  
Products used: Class 40VAA x2*OCA x220t brake*
Crewe Basford Hall - Holyhead Container Terminal 1984
Products used: Class 47FFA/ FGA 5 set x3
Trawsfynydd - Llandudno Junction 1990
Products used: Class 31*HEA# x2FNA x220t brake*
Penmaenmawr Ballast 1994
Products used: Class 37Seacow x11*

* - Not in current catalogue, may be available as a pre-owned item
# - some modifications required


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