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7.25" Straddle carriage series
Part No: R7HS
In category  Rolling Stock / 7.25in Gauge / Carriages

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7.25" Straddle carriage series
7.25" Straddle carriage series

Driver comfort and accessibility is practical and safe with our 7.25" straddle driving carriages.

For our 7.25" Customers, we have strong and reliable designs which have been proven in commerical use at The Train Shed, for over ten years. Our Driving cars are built using quality equipment and a proven design, they incorporate many features making riding comfortable and ownership worry-free. They are a proud feature of the train.


  • Padded seat for driver 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 Eight DC24 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.


Available in either 1.5m or 1.8m versions, with 4 or 8 battery capacities to suit your needs and transport arrangements. Also available is wiring for train brakes and guard's bells.

Whilst these are also available as passenger carriages, we strongly suggest our enclosed-side passenger carriages for 7.25" gauge operations, to maximise passenger safety.

Measurements and Specifications
Gauge    7.25"
Performance and Control
Maximum load    3 adults
Pricing and Availability
Contact us for pricing information
Available    Now
Lead time    2-4 weeks
Warranty    12 months