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Introduced by British Railways in 1951 for the Festival of Britain and operating between Paddington and the West Country, the title originally ran with a plain black headboard. The white headboard with black lettering was introduced in 1956 prior to the introduction of the decorative one with the coat of arms of the Society of Merchant Venturers. At the same time the cream coach boards with italic font replaced the standard maroon ones. The title was withdrawn in September 1961.


Quick and easy to use, this pack allows you to recreate your chosen titled train with the appropriate choice of coachboards, corridor tail boards and locomotive headboards. Printed to a high resolution on quality photographic card, the pack comes with full instructions.


Pack size: A5

4mm Titled Train: The Merchant Venturer

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