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Carriage 110 is a metal bodied all third saloon built in 1975 by Boston Lodge and it was the first steel carriage with a semi-stressed skin and centre spine underframe to be designed and built It was first used on the Gelliwiog shuttle
in a very basic form with only fixed windows and wooden bench seats. It was originally numbered 30 in the open coach series but the number wasn't carried as the paintwork was only undercoat in this form. When it was completed and fitted out as an enclosed corridor coach it was renumbered into the relevant numbering series as 110. It was later the first carriage to have a driving position for Push Pull working It subsequently ran in push-pull mode with Moel Hebog using pneumatic controls. It was fitted with electronic controls for push-pull operating when Conway Castle was fitted as well. It ran in push pull mode with carriage 121 during the 1988 Gala, which included one turn piloted by Russell. The driving desk was removed during 1988 or 1989. It remains through cabled so retains the ability to be part of a push-pull consist. The Polish diamond-frame bogies formerly under this vehicle were used under P-way carriage 1111 when this carriage had new bogies of standard design fitted. This carriage has the highest seating capacity of any 'modern' stock. During late 2010 the carriage received attention including interior clean up, thorough de-rusting, repainting and revarnishing. As the first of its type this carriage is earmarked for preservation and will remain in service for the foreseeable future. This model is 1:76/009 scale and fits the Narrow planet pair of FR modern coach bogies with couplings of your choice and can negotiate tight radius curves upto 12 inches. The model also requires painting, window glazing & some of your spare time to complete.