Pre-War Trains  2mm   1/148

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The Mancunian

TT2PreW MAN   A6 pack   £3.25 

The Mancunian was introduced as a titled train by the London Midland and Scottish Railway in September 1927. Running between London Euston and Manchester London Road. The title was withdrawn on 9 September 1939 for the duration of the Second World War and was re-introduced by British Railways in September 1949.

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The Manxman

TT2PreW MANX   A6 pack   £3.25 

This summer only service was introduced as a titled train by the London Midland and Scottish Railway in July 1927. The Manxman ran between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street allowing passengers to catch ferries to the Isle of Man from Liverpool Pier Head. The title was withdrawn on 9 September 1939 for the duration of the Second World War, and despite having been a popular service, was only to be re-introduced by British Railways during the summer of 1951.

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The Merseyside Express

TT2PreW MERSEY   A6 pack   £3.25 

Introduced by the London Midland and Scottish Railway in March 1928, the title had originally introduced the year before as ’The London and Merseyside Express’. The train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street with a portion for Southport (Chapel Street). The Southport portion was originally attached/detatched at Edge Hill, this was later altered to Lime Street. The title was withdrawn on 9 September 1939 for the duration of the Second World War.

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The Mid-Day Scot

TT2PreW MDS   A6 pack   £3.25 

The Mid-Day Scot was first introduced as a titled train by the London Midland and Scottish Railway in September 1927, a few months after the introduction of the Royal Scot. Although it officially lost its name at the beginning of the Second World War, it was so important to the running of operations on the West Coast Main Line that it continued to run, on and off, throughout hostilities. The title was formally conferred back on the service by British Railways in September 1949.

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The Palatine

TT2PreW PAL   A6 pack   £3.25 

The Comet was introduced as a titled train by the London Midland and Scottish Railway in September 1932. Running between London Euston and Manchester London Road, the name was derived from the contraction of 'Cottonopolis' and 'Metropolis' and not the shooting star. It was one of the fastest trains on the LMS and was so popular that a relief train was often run on Friday evenings. The title was withdrawn on 9 September 1939 for the duration of the Second World War only to be re-introduced in September 1949.

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Queen of Scots

TT2PreW QS   A6 pack   £3.25

This luxury Pullman Car express was introduced by the LNER in May 1928. It initially operated between Kings Cross and Edinburgh and this was later extended to Glasgow via Leeds and Harrogate. The locomotives most associated with this service were the Ivatt C1 class Atlantics as well as the Gresley A1 Pacifics. The service was suspended for the duration of the Second World War, only to be re-introduced in July 1948.

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The Royal Scot

TT2PreW RS   A6 pack   £3.25

The Royal Scot was first introduced as a titled train by the London Midland and Scottish Railway in July 1927. This prestigious express ran between London (Euston) and Glasgow. The LMS introduced a headboard in 1933 which was a cast iron narrow rectangular one with rounded corners This was permanently attached to the central smokebox of No. (4)6100 until rebuilding. The title was withdrawn on 9 September 1939 for the duration of the Second World War only to be re-introduced in February1948.

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Thames-Clyde Express

TT2PreW TC   A6 pack   £3.25 

The Thames-Clyde Express was introduced by the London Midland and Scottish Railway in September 1927. Running between London St.Pancras and Glasgow St.Enoch, the train took the Midland route over the Carlisle and Settle to Carlisle and then the ex-Glasgow and South Western Railway line via Dumfries. The title was withdrawn on 9 September 1939 for the duration of the Second World War only to be re-introduced in September 1949.

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Thames-Forth Express

TT2PreW TF   A6 pack   £3.25

Introduced by the London Midland and Scottish Railway at the same time as the Thames-Clyde Express was in September 1927; the Express ran between London St. Pancras and Edinburgh Waverley. The train took the Midland route over the Carlisle and Settle to Carlisle and then the ex-North British Railway Waverley route to Edinburgh. The title was withdrawn in September 1939 for the duration of the Second World War and the name was never re-introduced.

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Torbay Limited

TT2PreW TORBAY   A6 pack   £3.25

Introduced by the Great Western Railway in 1923 this train ran from Paddington to the West Country. It covered its 200 miles journey in just under three and a half hours. Despite officially being withdrawn at the start of hostilities in September 1939, it is known that on occasions it carried roofboards during the war. Before its demise, the Great Western Railway officially re-introduced the service in May 1946.

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Yorkshire Pullman

TT2PreW YP   A6 pack   £3.25 

The title came into being in September 1935 as a result of a Hull portion being added to what was the West Riding Pullman making a title change necessary. Normally the train was loaded with eight Pullman Cars: Four from Harrogate (via York), two from Hull and two from Halifax. However as the train later grew to up to twelve cars it would require Pacific locomotive haulage. Withdrawn in early September 1939, the train was reinstated in November 1946.

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