I believe it was PHS 2294. I have a photo of it from Dec 1991 in Indian Red (or Tuscan) with modified doors, porthole type.This car can't be easily modelled using the Auscision model because the doorways were moved. The sliding doors interchanged the open and closed positions of the baggage compartment doors and the door opening moved much closer to the end of the car. The guard's compartment doors and lookouts also moved. There was another car like this (2296?) but it was painted in the candy scheme when rebuilt. These two cars also lost the footboards and handrails that allowed the guard to move to the end of the car to reset the tail light on one side from red to white when stopped in a passing siding. 2294 did indeed remain Indian Red for its whole life after rebuilding, but it was painted Tuscan Red and Russet when built, so it wasn't the same colours for its whole life.
CP van order forms now available:
Pre-order price is $230 per pack or $270 on delivery. They are not accepting deposits on this project, only payment in full.
That was a little more comprehensive than I was expecting - thank youI think there is little chance of Auscision producing 2294 or 2296 or being able to modify an Auscision model to represent them.
Could I safely say then that I couldn't accurately portray this power van from what Auscision are producing?
I wonder if we will get an unannounced model?
"Need some light weight cars to fill your Auscision Car Carriers when they arrive? dont worry, we got you covered!
Coming soon - Auscision HO Scale Australian Plastic Model Cars. Further details will be available closer to delivery." - https://www.facebook.com/auscisionmodels/?fref=photo
Based on a photo of mine that I had the foresight to take at Forrestfield....
C43/44 samples posted to facebook - https://www.facebook.com/auscisionmodels/?fref=photo
Note the image on the rear baffle of AC4308.
Poath is slipping!!Ah come on, give the poor bugger a break, he has to sleep sometime! He's been doing a great job being our eyes and ears to all that happens in the model railway world.
48 and 830 class product pages now up on the website.
My wonder is if the mechanism will be gauge convertible?Question on Facebook page and replies:
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