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12T Tank Wagon 'Carless Petrol' No. 10 - Era 2/3

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Original price £25.49
Original price £25.49 - Original price £25.49
Original price £25.49
Current price £22.99
£22.99 - £22.99
Current price £22.99
SKU TT6008

As some of the most colourful wagons to run on Britain’s railways, tankers are inherently popular. Forming an exciting addition to Horny’s growing range of TT:120 freight wagons, these 12-ton tank wagons have a broad appeal for any model railway. Available to buy now from the Key Model World Shop for £22.99 (RRP £25.49).

Constructed to transport a range of liquid commodities, both innocuous and flammable, tank wagons of the 1920s and 30s took a distinctive shape, very different to other mineral and ventilated vans. With tankers being built and owned independently by companies, even throughout the British Railways period, and were renowned for colourful sign-written liveries.

The 12-ton tank wagon is an important addition to Hornby’s new TT:120 freight range, featuring a very high level of moulded and separately fitted metal details. Decorated in the eye-catching red and cream livery of ‘Careless Petrol’, the fine decoration and lettering on the tank and chassis of No.10 makes this a distinctive model in itself. As with other private owner wagons, this tanker is suited to a layout of any region in Briain between the 1920s and 1940s (eras 2/3).

A stand-out freight rolling stock addition, this eye catching and colourful tanker is a must for a steam-era model railway. Ideal for use with Hornby’s era 2 and 3 rolling stock, the universal appeal and ornate decoration of 12-ton tank wagons suit a model railway of any size. 

Product highlights include:

  • 12-ton Tank Wagon No. 10 ‘Carless Petrol’
  • NEM standard removable couplings
  • Turned metal wheels
  • Highly detailed die cast and metal separately fitted parts
  • Wide appeal of intricate liveries and universal operation

Learn more about Hornby TT:120 with our full layout build video series here.

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