Orient Express Hobby shop announce the production of Centenary Passenger Cars

Four versions of the South Australian Railways Centenary Car are to be produced by the Orient Express Hobby Shop.  The cars are based on the former Glenelg Railways passenger cars and will have 16 windows per side.  The four versions of the green and cream centenary passenger cars include, one with a basic cream window band, one with green painted window arches, one with a cream window band and a cream pin strip under the windows and a limited edition of the 1936 Centenary version with logo.  These cars will supplement the existing range of ready to run “Orient Express Reproductions”  SAR goods wagons currently on the market including the M and D class bogie vans, the Ob bogie open wagon, the Obf four wheel open wagons and the Dwf four wheel louvre vans.  A sample of an unpainted Centenary Car is on display at the shop. Whilst the expected release date will be the AMRE exhibition in Adelaide in June 2016, the correct bogies used under the cars will be offered as a stand alone product ata later date.  Theses bogies were used under many of the SAR passenger cars and wooden brake vans.