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RAILTOUR TRAIN

The Scottish Railway Preservation Society maintains a set of former BR Mk1 coaches registered for use on main-line railtours. The stock is based on the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway at Bo'ness, West Lothian.
These coaches are painted in maroon livery and are dual-braked, suitable for haulage by steam, diesel or electric locomotives. The following table details the types of coaches in the SRPS Railtour set :

Coach Type Abbr. No of Seats Seating Arrangement No in Fleet
Mk1 First Class OpenFO42 7 bays of 4 seats & 7 bays of 2 seats, each with tables; central aisle 3
Mk1 First Class CorridorFK42 7 compartments, each with 6 seats & table; side corridor 2
Mk1 Second Class OpenTSO64 16 bays of 4 seats each with tables; central aisle 5
Mk1 Brake Second CorridorBSK24 4 standard class compartments, each with 6 seats and table; side corridor 1
Mk1 Brake Composite CorridorBCK24 3 standard class & 2 first class compartments, each with 6 seats and table; side corridor 1
Mk1 Mini-Buffet / Second Class OpenRMB44 11 bays of 4 seats each with tables; central aisle 1
Mk 1 Restaurant-BuffetRBR- Seating for passengers only when taking refreshments (used for staff) 1

Typical eleven-coach configurations of the train are :

B
-------
FK
C
-------
FK
D
-------
FO
E
-------
FO
F
-------
RBR
G
-------
BSK
H
-------
TSO
J
-------
TSO
K
-------
RMB
L
-------
TSO
M
-------
TSO

A
-------
BSK
B
-------
FK
C
-------
FK
D
-------
FO
E
-------
FO
F
-------
RBR
H
-------
TSO
J
-------
TSO
K
-------
RMB
L
-------
TSO
M
-------
TSO

This provides a total of 486 seats for 318 Standard Class passengers and 168 First Class passengers.

Catering services provided by SRPS volunteers serve light refreshments, cold drinks, teas & coffees from both buffet counters. Full meals or hot snacks can be prepared in the kitchen in the Restaurant-Buffet coach. On most SRPS Railtours volunteers serve pre-booked meals to passengers at their seats.

For information on hiring the SRPS Railtour train please write to :
SRPS Railtours, 32 Moray Park, Dalgety Bay, Fife, KY11 9UN
or phone (on weekday evenings)
01383 822944


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