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5" High seat straddle carriage series
Part No: R5HS
In category  Rolling Stock / 5in Gauge / Carriages

5" High seat straddle carriage series + Click image to enlarge

From AU$2,000

More images (click to enlarge): 5" High seat straddle carriage series

The extra height of our 5" high seat straddle driving and guard carriages give a more comfortable ride height for those on the trains all day.

Designed as a series along with the low seat straddle cars, they match the style and are a proud feature of the train.


  • Padded seat for driver and guard comfort.
  • Internally-mounted coupling pins, preventing tampering by stray fingers.
  • Heavy duty bogies, with full suspension
  • Latching handbrake fitted to the rear or both bogies (depending on model), spring acting for smooth and strong control
  • Large internal room for up to four Batteries, enabling 48V set-ups.
  • Strong steel frame fully painted for protection.


The side panels on these driving cars are available in a wide range of colours. Ask us for more information.


  • 1.2m 12/24V driving carriage.
  • 1.5m 12/24/48v driving carriage.
  • 1.8m 12/24/48v driving carriage with room for tools.
  • 1.2m guards carriage with room for tools.
  • And others on request!

Also available is wiring for train brakes and guard's bells.

Measurements and Specifications
Gauge    5"
Performance and Control
Maximum load    3 adults
Pricing and Availability
Prices from   $2,000 AUD incl. GST.
Available    Now
Lead time    2-4 weeks
Warranty    12 months