Dimboola station. This great photo was taken by my son Craig

Friday, 30 September 2016

SouthernRail RRAY wagons

Southern Rail Models have announced they are producing National Rail's RRAY/RRBY and RRGY five pack articulated container wagons. The RRBY (are  65.8m in length) wagons were built by AN Islington,  in 1996-97, with 50 sets being put into service.
The  RRAY (are 73.1m in length) wagons were built between 1996 and 2000, with 98 being built.
       RRAY end platforms are 40' with mid platforms at 48'
       RRBY end platforms are 40' with mid platforms at 40'
The RRGY, are, Pacific National rebuilds, having 40' end units and lengthened middle platforms.
Another must for the modern image intermodal train modeller, especially for creating Trailerail services. (Now for more containers!)

SouthernRail Models (should be coded RRBY).
SouthernRail Models. (Should be coded RRAY).
RRAY end unit at 40, mid platforms at 48'.
RRGY end unit showing the 40' length.
Additional photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/60901191@N08/5612305363/ shows RRBY mid platform with a TNT 40' container.
                               https://www.flickr.com/photos/60901191@N08/5612306463/ shows RRBY mid platform with a 40' TNT container.
                               https://www.flickr.com/photos/77687072@N07/8204457753/ show RRAY mid platform at 48'.

1 comment:

  1. They have the wrong code on the wrong diagram.

    Thanks for posting. Will be a great seller for modern era. 20 years in traffic is amazing. I remember when they were new!