British Insulated & Helsby Cables Ltd – 7 plank N gauge
Special edition 7 plank wagon commissioned by Pennine Wagons and made by Peco in 2017. The company was founded in Prescot, Lancashire in 1890. With great forefought the factory was located opposite the railway station giving the business easy access to the LNWR Liverpool to Wigan line. Business boomed and in 1902 a merger with the Telegraph Manufacturing Company in Helsby led to the company being renamed the British Insulated & Helsby Cables Ltd. It would remain known as such until 1945 when a further merger saw it become BICC. In it’s heyday the factory used a large amount of coal and had its own fleet of maroon plank wagons to transport it. ERA: 2 and 3. Wagon is in superb, like new condition with all couplings and buffers intact, original box in very good condition.
Historical infomation from www.penninewagons.co.uk
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