Peco: GR-561 Early Preservation Livery, 'Zoo Car'


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OO-9 FR BUG BOX COACH, ZOO CAR, EARLY PRESERVATION LIVERY The curiously-named "bug Box" 4-wheel coaches were the first passenger carrying coaches built for the Ffestiniog Railway. Dating from 1864 to 1867 they were built by Brown, Marshall & company. The term "Bug Box is a more recent term given to them, possibly in the 1950s, and originally they were referred to as "Small Birmingham's". There are three types of vehicle: First Class, Third Class, and Open third, sometimes referred to as 'Zoo' cars.