The Great Northern Railway (GNR) was a British railway company established by the Great Northern Railway Act of 1846. On 1 January 1923 the company lost its identity, as a constituent of the newly formed London and North Eastern Railway.The main line ran from London King's Cross via Hitchin, Peterborough, and Grantham, to York, with a loop line from Peterborough to Bawtry (south of Doncaster) via Boston and Lincoln, and branch lines to Sheffield and Wakefield.
This 7mm scale ("O" gauge) kit is primarily made from laser cut and etched MDF. THis kit can be completed to represent any one of several versions of a standard type used by the Great Northern Railway. The kit is for the body. It does not include any underframe parts, wheels, axleguards, buffers etc. More images of this kits contents and assembly can be found in the gallery by following this link: GNR Goods Brake 7mm scale
The prototype brake vans have been described in books (e.g. ..