Bachmann GWR 12t Shockvan
Bachmann 12t GWR Shock-Absorbing Van
Originally made by Palitoy this model features an updated chassis designed & made by Bachmann using the Palitoy van body released by Bachmann in 1994-95. Offered in six liveries BR dark brown & also grey as well as GWR dark grey. It features 3 vertical white stripes on each side. Moving on 2005-6, the model was again then upgraded to Bachmann’s Blue Ribbon range/standard which includes NEM coupling sockets. One livery in GWR dark grey & eight liveries in BR brown released.
Later models fetaure as mentioned NEM couplings fine scale wheels and smaller tension lock couplings. The models also feature fine printed details.
- Detail chassis
- Detailed parts
- Fine-scale wheels (later model releases)
- NEM small type tension lock couplings (later model releases)
- BR & GWR liveries
- Fine printed details
- Era 1920’s – 1960’s
- Some factory weathered versions also available
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Summary Model starting to show it's age compared to today's latest super detailed models. Essential wagon for BR & GWR steam era & transition, early diesel periods.