This 7mm. finescale GWR (Ex. Cambrian Railways) 15T. Brake Van number 8780 in lightly weathered GWR Grey livery & branded “Towyn R.U. No. 1” was built & painted by Peter Callon from the Derek Mundy designed Dragon Models etched brass kit. It is running on Haywood Railway wheelsets & fitted with sprung buffers & scale couplings. The guard’s compartment is glazed.
The prototype was one of two similar vehicles built by the Cambrian Railway, both surviving into BR days & amongst very few GWR brake vans fitted with twin verandas. Custom-made box.