MS&LR/GCR/CLC 29ft 6-wheel Passenger Brake Van

These images have been provided by customers who have built Quainton Road Models Kits. They may be useful reference points if you build this kit.

GCR Version



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Underframe detail showing brake mechanism at outer axle. Brake safety loops have been modelled using the forming jig in the kit.

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Underframe detail showing brake mechanism at vacuum cylinder and outer axle. Here is an alternative way of modelling brake cradle bracing usingU-shaped wire. Clevis option fitted to the pull rods.

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More progress on the underframe details.

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Buffer beam details in place, prior to mounting on underframe.

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Body underway. Showing the optional moulded duckets in comparison to the etched components.

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Moulded ducket option in place.

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Moulded ducket option, showing guard's seat detail.

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Completed side with etched ducket.

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Completed body mounted on underframe. Note gap between top of solebar and underside of body.

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Detail: step end.

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Detail: step end

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Detail: Step end and roof.

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Detail: gas valve end and roof.

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Detail: roof centre.

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Detail: Roof

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Customer's suggestion for removable roof - 1.

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Customer's suggestion for removable roof - 2.

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Centre side.

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Nearly done: Visit to paint shop, glazing and handles to complete.

CLC Version


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CLC version with full length top stepboards and curved top to ducket. Material has been added to stepboards to thicken appearance. Roof lights yet to be fitted.

CLC version with full length top stepboards and curved top to ducket. Material has been added to stepboards to thicken appearance. Roof lights yet to be fitted. Different method of attaching end handrails has been used.

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CLC version in late 1930's condition. Weathered and weary!

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CLC version in late 1930's condition. Rust beginning to get a grip.

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CLC version in late 1930's condition. Ravages of time and birds on roof. (Crumpled tissue paper).

David Howes 2017