A Guide To Detail Parts
Optional detail parts are included in a parts bag
with each model.
We recommend using a small amount of Kristal Klear or superglue to keep them
Airhoses - insert in the hole to the left of the
coupler box at either end
Step Covers - Can be fitted in either the up
position showing the silver side with handrail for low-level
or in the down position they are correct for suburban and all other
Buffers - four oval-shaped buffers are
supplied with every model, however to be true to prototype
these should only be fitted to the early coaches with painted arches
Centre Buffer Plates - two different sized
buffing plates are included, and are to be inserted in the two holes
above the coupler.
The narrow ones are correct for the painted arches and pin stripe
versions, whereas in the final years
of operation and for all restored versions (SteamRanger) the wider
extra strength ones should be fitted
Lamp Holders - Glue the four small hooks into the
two slots at either end of the roof
This is best done as the last step, holding the wagon upside down.
Careful: There are two different ones, the shorter end should be
facing up and outwards
1936 Centenary version only - glue the
piping strike logo on each side centrally.
On the coaches this is the wider panel between the centre windows.
On the baggage in the middle of the panel immediately next to the
You may also fit the spare brake wheels underneath
the door of the buffet car and at the corresponding position on the
Because there was no space inside the buffet section the brake had
to be fitted underneath.