Running between Paddington and South Wales was introduced by British Railways in 1950. The first headboards were introduced in 1951 and were either black or red. The train carried an additional crown and cipher headboard on the occasion of Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation. The curved plate surmounted by a red dragon was introduced later in 1956.The Red Dragon as a titled train last ran in June 1965. Two sets of carriage boards are provided, Western Region started to use the traditional Great Western colour scheme on its stock in the latter years of the 1950s.
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: A6