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Hornby VIX/ZSK Ferry Van – OO Scale

Hornby VIX/ZSK Ferry Van – OO ScaleScore 58%Score 58%

Hornby’s model of 1960’s designed ferry van for international rail traffic. The real ferry vans where later used for domestic traffic as well. Hornby introduced this model to it’s range back in 1970. The model now is showing its age but can be enhanced with some super detailing by the modeller. When first released, the model had a rubber band underneath to link both bogies under tension. This was replaced around 1978 with the bogies having long plastic projections running hoops to help self center the bogies.

The model has sliding opening doors on both sides, as well as reasonable moulded details like the tie-down points on the lower body sides. The model has metal wheels, but some earlier versions had plastic wheels. The model has the larger tension lock coupling. Liveries include private user such as Ford, Fyffes, Interfrigo, & Transfesa. BR liveries include BR brown, BR Railfreight grey, BR Railfreight International, BR maroon & also weathered with graffitti too! In 2008 Hornby issue this wagon in Blue with Hornby 2008 to mark 70 years.

 

 

Key Features:

 

  • Large tension lock couplers
  • Older tooling but can be improved with some detailing by the modeller
  • Opening doors
  • Various liveries Br, Private owner, Hornby
  • Era: 1960’s – Onwards
  • OO / 1:76 scale

Manufacturers Part Nos. Range from R027 to R6414

  • R787
  • R786
  • R742
  • R741A
  • R738
  • R6773
  • R6774
  • R740
  • R6159
  • R6159A
  • R027
  • R6263
  • R6304
  • R6351
  • R6403
  • R6414

 

 

Product listing

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Hornby R6304 Railfreight Ferry Van #2380 203-6 OO Gauge New Boxed

Hornby R6304 Railfreight Ferry Van #2380 203-6 OO Gauge New Boxed
Current price:
£22.48
Ends in:
0d 3h 59m
Hornby R6304 Railfreight Ferry Van #2380 203-6 OO Gauge New Boxed
Seller: eBay

Hornby R6773 BR Ferry Van VIX 2380 251.5 BNIB

Hornby R6773 BR Ferry Van VIX 2380 251.5 BNIB
Current price:
£37.45
Ends in:
1d 3h 16m
Hornby R6773 BR Ferry Van VIX 2380 251.5 BNIB
Seller: eBay

HORNBY COLLECTORS MODEL No R.6414 2008 "70 YEARS OF HORNBY" VIX FERRY VAN MIB

HORNBY COLLECTORS MODEL No R.6414 2008  "70 YEARS OF HORNBY"  VIX FERRY VAN  MIB
Current price:
£35.00
Ends in:
2d 9h 33m
HORNBY COLLECTORS MODEL No R.6414 2008  "70 YEARS OF HORNBY"  VIX FERRY VAN  MIB
Seller: eBay

HORNBY R738 ANGLO-CONTINENTAL FERRY VAN FREIGHT WAGON OO GAUGE 1/76 SCALE D4

HORNBY R738 ANGLO-CONTINENTAL FERRY VAN FREIGHT WAGON OO GAUGE 1/76 SCALE D4
Current price:
£11.50
Ends in:
5d 8h 28m
HORNBY R738 ANGLO-CONTINENTAL FERRY VAN FREIGHT WAGON OO GAUGE 1/76 SCALE D4
Seller: eBay

HORNBY TRI-ANG COACH FERRY VAN NO18

HORNBY TRI-ANG COACH FERRY VAN NO18
Current price:
£20.00
Ends in:
5d 10h 34m
HORNBY TRI-ANG COACH FERRY VAN NO18
Seller: eBay

TRIANG HORNBY R738 ANGLO CONTINENTAL FERRY VAN HFS VERY GOOD, SCRUFFY BOX

TRIANG HORNBY R738 ANGLO CONTINENTAL FERRY VAN HFS VERY GOOD, SCRUFFY BOX
Current price:
£10.50
Ends in:
6d 2h 47m
TRIANG HORNBY R738 ANGLO CONTINENTAL FERRY VAN HFS VERY GOOD, SCRUFFY BOX
Seller: eBay
 
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Review

58%

Summary Old tooling but can be improved with some superdetailing. Opening doors. Can be picked up cheaply at swapmeets.

Model rating
58%

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