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Graham Farish - 370-185 - Freight Train, Steam, European, Class 3MT - British Rail - A Day at the Races

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Stock Number370-185
Original Retail Price£199.95
BrandGraham Farish
ManufacturerBachmann Europe
Body StyleGraham Farish Train Set
PrototypeFreight Train, Steam, European, Class 3MT
Road or Company NameBritish Rail (Details)
Road or Reporting NumberA Day at the Races
Paint Color(s)Green & Black
Print Color(s)Gold & Red
MultipackYes
Multipack Count4
Multipack ID Number370-185
Item CategoryStarter Sets
Model TypeTrain Set
Model SubtypeSteam
Model VarietyFreight, European, Horse
Scale1/160



Specific Item Information: Class 3MT 2-6-2T No.82001 BR Lined Green Late Crest 3 x BR Mk1 Horse Boxes Analogue Controller Oval of Track with siding
Space required 645mm x 506mm
Road Name History:
British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the overground rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997. It was formed from the nationalisation of the "Big Four" British railway companies and lasted until the gradual privatisation of British Rail, in stages between 1994 and 1997. Originally a trading brand of the Railway Executive of the British Transport Commission, it became an independent statutory corporation in 1962 designated as the British Railways Board.

British Rail designed and manufactured rolling stock from 1948 to 1989, at which time its subsidiary British Rail Engineering Limited (BREL) was privatised.

1997 marked the end of the privatization effort in which the last assets of British Rail were sold to 31 regional freight and passenger operators as well as Railtrack (which was later brought under public control as Network Rail), which was given the track and infrastructure.

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Brand/Importer Information:
Graham Farish is a British brand of N gauge model trains, that belongs to Bachmann Europe.
The company entered the model train business in the early 1950s, focusing on British OO gauge rolling stock, track and accessories.
In the 1970s, it started to produce N gauge models under the GRAFAR label. After the withdrawal of Lima and Minitrix from the UK market in the late 1980s, Graham Farish was the only major supplier of British outline models in N gauge, soon withdrawing from the OO scale market.
In 2001, Graham Farish was purchased by Kader Industries of Hong Kong, and absorbed by its subsidiary Bachmann Industries. Bachmann immediately closed the British manufacturing facility and moved production to China.
Bachmann have since increased the size of the Farish range, by duplicating models introduced to the Bachmann OO range; often, an OO scale Bachmann Branchline model is followed between 6 months to a year later by an N gauge Graham Farish model.
Manufacturer Information:
Bachmann, a US company founded in 1835, was purchased by Kader Industries in 1987. Kader formed Bachmann Industries Europe in 1989 with their main UK headquarters in Moat Way, Barwell, Leicestershire, UK (former Palitoy location) and the following year launched the Bachmann Branchline range for the British market with the moulds that had previously been used for the Palitoy Mainline and Replica Railways model railway products. From this starting point Bachmann has developed the range further and now produce a large range of models.
In 2001 Bachmann Branchline bought Graham Farish, an N gauge manufacturer, and since then many of their models have been made available in both gauges.
Bachmann Europe portfolio also comprises other model trains brands such as Liliput.
Item created by: CNW400 on 2020-12-16 14:36:25. Last edited by CNW400 on 2020-12-16 14:36:26

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