C II Royal Train

C II Royal Train S.A. Railways


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Number C II
Name Royal Train S.A. Railways, comprising locomotive, royal coaches etc.
First year published 1948
Publisher Micromodels
Number of cards 6
Size of cards 9 x 13 cm
Scale 1 : 200
Description First and only printing in 1948 at 1/6d.
The Royal South African Train is catalogued as out of print in 1950.
In 1948 this model is also published at the price of 1/- in Australia by the publisher James G. Conolly Pty. Ltd. under licence of Micromodels Ltd. It was sold in booklet form.

Autocraft has also published the model.
Micromodels London has designed a wrapper, and has the intention to publish the model in the near future.

The loco is identified as a 4-8-2 class 15F gauge 3’6”.

This is one of Heighway’s topical models, as it shows the Royal Train as used by King George VI during his visit to South Africa in 1947.