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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

 

 

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R6414 HORNBY RAILWAYS OO GAUGE 2008 COLLECTORS CLUB 70 YEARS OF HORNBY FERRY VAN

R6414 HORNBY RAILWAYS OO GAUGE 2008 COLLECTORS CLUB 70 YEARS OF HORNBY FERRY VAN
Current price:
£21.99
Ends in:
0d 4h 58m
R6414 HORNBY RAILWAYS OO GAUGE 2008 COLLECTORS CLUB 70 YEARS OF HORNBY FERRY VAN
Seller: eBay

HORNBY OO GAUGE BR VIX CONTINENTAL WITH OPENING DOORS FERRY VAN GOOD USED (642)

HORNBY OO GAUGE BR VIX CONTINENTAL WITH OPENING DOORS FERRY VAN  GOOD USED (642)
Current price:
£12.00
Ends in:
0d 19h 8m
HORNBY OO GAUGE BR VIX CONTINENTAL WITH OPENING DOORS FERRY VAN  GOOD USED (642)
Seller: eBay

HORNBY R738 FERRY VAN ANGLO-CONTINENTAL WAGON OO GAUGE 1/76 ROLLING STOCK S3

HORNBY R738 FERRY VAN ANGLO-CONTINENTAL WAGON OO GAUGE 1/76 ROLLING STOCK S3
Current price:
£14.50
Ends in:
1d 0h 16m
HORNBY R738 FERRY VAN ANGLO-CONTINENTAL WAGON OO GAUGE 1/76 ROLLING STOCK S3
Seller: eBay

HORNBY R738 FERRY VAN ANGLO-CONTINENTAL WAGON OO GAUGE 1/76 ROLLING STOCK E18

HORNBY R738 FERRY VAN ANGLO-CONTINENTAL WAGON OO GAUGE 1/76 ROLLING STOCK E18
Current price:
£14.50
Ends in:
1d 2h 26m
HORNBY R738 FERRY VAN ANGLO-CONTINENTAL WAGON OO GAUGE 1/76 ROLLING STOCK E18
Seller: eBay

HORNBY BR FERRY FREIGHT WAGON VAN W/ OPENING DOORS OO GAUGE 1/76 SCALE B16

HORNBY BR FERRY FREIGHT WAGON VAN W/ OPENING DOORS OO GAUGE 1/76 SCALE B16
Current price:
£20.49
Ends in:
1d 22h 52m
HORNBY BR FERRY FREIGHT WAGON VAN W/ OPENING DOORS OO GAUGE 1/76 SCALE B16
Seller: eBay

LHRT257 hornby new spare 3x L5195 pair of curtain sided & 1x vix ferry vans

LHRT257 hornby new spare 3x L5195  pair of curtain sided & 1x vix ferry vans
Current price:
£9.99
Ends in:
3d 4h 12m
LHRT257 hornby new spare 3x L5195  pair of curtain sided & 1x vix ferry vans
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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