Available for pre-order are the eagerly anticipated Thompson Mainline coaches, produced by Darstaed and exclusively for sale through ourselves.
All coaches are available to pre-order through the website, by email or over the phone, with no deposits or upfront payments necessary.
This specific coach represents LNER diagram 329 and is fitted with square cornered windows, Gresley light bogies and is finished in simulated teak livery.
The model comes un-numbered with water-slide transfers. We do however offer all coach variants with factory fitted running numbers and also a custom numbering service.
Our Ref: D24-1-01U
3-7 Coaches = £225 each
8+ Coaches = £220 each
Release Date:We are expecting to have the first Elizabethan coaches in Q3 2021, with all other types and liveries arriving in Q3/4 2021 and in the first half of 2022
Coach Types -For a full brake down of all the coaches we are producing, clickHERE
History, Info & Updates:We've made a handy blog post for this project which will give you a little bite-size history, info & continuous updates on the project. To view this page, clickHERE.
Upgraded Bogies: We now offer the option to upgrade any coach with bogies factory fitted with ball bearings. The upgrade cost per coach is £20 (taken once in stock), although they can be purchased as a standalone pair of bogies for £55.
To be taken to the upgraded bogies, search the store for either D24-A01 (8' 0" Heavy Bogies), D24-A02 (8' 6" Light Bogies) or D24-A03 (8' 6" Heavy Bogies).
You can then add to your basket your desired coach(es), alongside the bogies you would like to upgrade to.
Alternatively, you can just preorder your coach and add a note at the checkout requesting the model to be fitted with upgraded bogies.
Kadee couplings as standard - link couplings available separately
Capable of running on 2nd Radius Curves
Sprung metal buffers
Brake ends and full brakes with detachable working (plug in) rear light
Sheet of prototypical running numbers for you to apply as you see fit
Removable slot-in coach name boards
We offer a bespoke weathering/detailing service on all Darstaed Mk1 coaches.
To add weathering or detailing clickHEREand follow the instructions on the listing.
Alternatively, you can purchase your coaches and email your requirements (we will take the payment for weathering/detailing upon completion) or call the office via the contact section of the website.
Postage & Dispatch
For Postage and dispatch information, please see the 'Postage' page listed under the information section of our website, or clickHERE.
You can also make use of our 'postage calculator' by simply adding any products you may be interested in to your basket. You can then click on the 'cart' icon at the top right hand side of the page, enter your post/zip code and country, and this will present a postage cost. Alternatively, a pop-up will be displayed down the right hand side of the page, which will also display the postage cost.