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These special trains worked on the Eastern region and provided a direct to the Billy Butlin’s holiday camps during the 1950s and early 1960s. The first style of headboard was the one reading “Butlin’s Express”. The circular boards were used on the Liverpool Street to Clacton trains. The type 3 headboards were used later particularly after the introduction of diesels for the services.This set comprises of two sizes of carriage boards. The shorter ones were used with LNER Gresley designed stock and the later eleven feet ones are for use with British Railway’s Mark 1 coaching stock.


Pack size: A6

2mm Titled Train Pack: The Butlin's Express

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