Free Delivery over £75
Just £3.50 for orders below £75

Price Match Promise
Terms & Conditions apply

Spread the cost
0% interest-free payment plans with PayPal

Loyalty & Rewards
Generous loyalty scheme

Free Delivery over £75
Just £3.50 for orders below £75

Price Match Promise
Terms & Conditions apply

Spread the cost
0% interest-free payment plans with PayPal

Loyalty & Rewards
Generous loyalty scheme

Hornby – L&MR Coach Pack, Wellington, Globe & Queen Adelaide’s Coach (R40357) OO Gauge

SKU: R40357

£113.99

No Longer Available to Pre-Order


Request Price Match

Description

Royal trains have always been a consideration of railway operators, and this included in the early days of the railways. One of the first royal coaches dates back to 1842, and still exists to this day. In 1840, the widow of King William IV became the first member of the British Royal Family to travel by train, and with the decision that this may become a regular occurrence, a special coach was built for her travel two years later.

Queen Adelaide, the aunt of Queen Victoria, would receive this coach in the same year that Queen Victoria would take her first journey by rail, becoming the first British monarch to do so. Queen Adelaide’s Saloon, coach number 2, was constructed at Euston works who built the underframe and then combined it with a body built by a coach builder, also based in London. The coach built nature of this saloon led to it resembling a horse drawn carriage of the time. The coach was built by the London and Birmingham Railway.

The Queen Adelaide saloon survives in preservation as part of the National Collection housed at the National Railway Museum, the oldest royal carriage in existence. In this pack, Queen Adelaide’s saloon is paired with the two named L&MR first class coaches ‘Wellington’ and ‘Globe’.

Weight 0.05 kg
Dimensions 8 × 3 × 4 cm
Scale

Brand

Condition

Brand New

Product Code

R40357

Barcode

5055286698279

Colour

Train Operator

L&MR

Era

Era 1

Finish

Painted

Minimum Curve (mm)

Radius 2

Number of Parts

3

Buffer Type

Separate Plastic Buffers

Coupling Type

Chain

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Hornby – L&MR Coach Pack, Wellington, Globe & Queen Adelaide’s Coach (R40357) OO Gauge”

Understanding Scale

The scale of a model is its size as a proportion to the real-life item. For instance, a 1:18 scale model means that every 1 unit of measurement on the model equals 18 units on the real item. If you divide the real item's size by 18, you'd get the size of the 1:18 model. Please note that models can vary slightly in size, as not all real-life items, like cars or planes, have the same dimensions.

Model Cars:

  • 1:12 scale: ~38 cm or 15 inches
  • 1:18 scale: ~25 cm or 10 inches
  • 1:24 scale: ~18 cm or 7 inches
  • 1:43 scale: ~10 cm or 4 inches
  • 1:64 scale: ~7 cm or 2.75 inches
  • 1:76 scale: ~6 cm or 2.3 inches

Model Trucks:

  • 1:12 scale: ~75 cm or 29.5 inches
  • 1:18 scale: ~50 cm or 19.7 inches
  • 1:24 scale: ~38 cm or 15 inches
  • 1:43 scale: ~21 cm or 8.3 inches
  • 1:64 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches
  • 1:76 scale: ~12 cm or 4.7 inches

Model Bikes:

  • 1:6 scale: ~30 cm or 12 inches
  • 1:10 scale: ~18 cm or 7 inches
  • 1:12 scale: ~15 cm or 6 inches

Model Trains:

  • HO scale (1:87): ~22 cm or 8.7 inches
  • N scale (1:160): ~12 cm or 4.7 inches
  • O scale (1:48): ~38 cm or 15 inches

Model Airplanes:

Fighter Jets:

  • 1:72 scale: ~20 cm or 7.9 inches
  • 1:100 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches
  • 1:144 scale: ~10 cm or 3.9 inches
  • 1:200 scale: ~7 cm or 2.8 inches

Civilian Aircraft:

  • 1:72 scale: ~40 cm or 15.7 inches
  • 1:100 scale: ~28 cm or 11 inches
  • 1:144 scale: ~20 cm or 7.9 inches
  • 1:200 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches

Model Ships:

  • 1:144 scale: ~150 cm or 59 inches
  • 1:350 scale: ~62 cm or 24.4 inches
  • 1:700 scale: ~31 cm or 12.2 inches

Model Tanks:

  • 1:16 scale: ~97 cm or 38.2 inches
  • 1:35 scale: ~44 cm or 17.3 inches
  • 1:72 scale: ~22 cm or 8.7 inches


    Delivery:

    • Orders placed before 14:00 (Monday-Friday) are dispatched the same day. After 14:00, they're dispatched the next working day.
    • Delays may occur during high order volume. Any significant delays will be communicated via email.
    • We ship globally, with specific rates for different zones:
    • Delivery confirmation and tracking number provided post-dispatch.

    Returns & Refunds:

    • 30-day return policy. Items must be unused, in original packaging.
    • No returns on hazardous or flammable items.
    • Start returns by emailing [email protected]. Do not return to the manufacturer.
    • Returns address: Model Universe, 3 Hagley Court North, The Waterfront, Dudley, West Midlands, DY5 1XF, UK.
    • Refund processing times vary; contact us if delays occur. Sale items may have different refund terms.

    For detailed info on shipping zones, lost/damaged shipments, duties, and our full return policy, click here.

    How Pre-Orders Work at Model Universe

    Reserve Your Next Model with Ease!

    Ready to get your hands on the latest models before anyone else? Here’s what you need to know about pre-ordering with us:
    • No Upfront Payment Required: Lock in your pre-order without any fees or deposits. You won’t be charged until your item ships
    • Flexible Cancellations: Changed your mind? No problem! You can cancel your pre-order at any time without any fuss.

    Keep an Eye on Release Dates

    Please note, the release dates for our pre-ordered items can sometimes change due to unforeseen issues like production or shipping delays. Rest assured, we’ll keep you in the loop so you’ll know exactly when your item is ready to go.

    Watch for Dispatch Notifications

    We’ll send you an email once your item is ready to ship. It’s important to check this, especially if there’s an issue with your payment method or if it’s expired. The email will have a link that makes it easy for you to update your payment info and ensure your order is processed without a hitch.

    Getting Release Updates

    If you’re curious about the exact release date of your pre-order, the best source is directly from the manufacturer. For your convenience, we’ve provided links to all the necessary contact info on our website.

    Cancelling Your Pre-Order

    Things change, and if you need to cancel, just get in touch. We’re here to help and make the process as simple as possible for you.

    On the Off Chance We Can’t Fulfill a Pre-Order

    It’s very rare, but sometimes we might not be able to fulfill a pre-order due to issues like unexpected damage or shortages from our suppliers. If this happens, we’ll let you know right away.
    We’re here to ensure your pre-order experience is top-notch, even when things don’t go as planned.

    Latest Pre-Order Models

    Hornby - L&MR Coach Pack, Wellington, Globe & Queen Adelaide's Coach (R40357) OO Gauge
    £113.99