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Darstaed Vintage Trains Limited O Gauge

Vintage style Tinplate for the UK Market

Information from the Darstaed web site :

Currently, the Darstaed Vintage Trains Ltd. company has some of the most exciting projects ongoing and they will certainly enable all coarse scale O gauge tinplate train collectors and operators to continue to enjoy the hobby for many years to come.

Engine Sheds


Darstaed engine shed, single width

Darstaed engine shed with extension, single width

Darstaed engine shed, double width

Darstaed engine shed with extension, double width

Advertising Vans

Darstaed issued a series of ten advertising vans, illustrated below. The eleventh van, Airman, was issued free with a single purchase of the initial set of ten. Darstaed have issued three further vans, for HRCAA 35th anniversary, HRCA 45th anniversay and Sydney Model Railway Exhibition 50th anniversay. The latter was a special issue by Rob Horton of Wessex Transfers.


Darstaed 4 wheeled van, Bass

Darstaed 4 wheeled van, Burgoyne's Australian Wine

Darstaed 4 wheeled van, The Captain Magazine

Darstaed 4 wheeled van, Henry Murton Ltd

Darstaed 4 wheeled van, Melrose's Teas

Darstaed 4 wheeled van, Rocket Lubricating Oil

Darstaed 4 wheeled van, Rowntrees Cocoa

Darstaed 4 wheeled van, Spratts Dog Foods

Darstaed 4 wheeled van, Wood Milne Rubber Wheels

Darstaed 4 wheeled van, Wrights Coal Tar Soap

Darstaed 4 wheeled van, Player's Airman Cigarettes

Darstaed 4 wheeled van, Sydney Model Railway Exhibition 50th Anniversary

Darstaed 4 wheeled van, HRCA 45th Anniversary

Darstaed 4 wheeled van, HRCAA 35th Anniversary

Darstaed/Rob Horton 4 wheeled vans

Weltrol Wagons

Darstaed die cast Weltrol wagons, announced October 2016, will be issued in both two and three rail versions, the former fitted with finescale Slaters wheels and three link couplings, and the latter coarse scale wheels with drop link couplings.


Darstaed 8 wheeled Weltrol wagon, British Rail Midland Region BR(M) livery
Early CGI (computer-generated imagery) image

Darstaed 8 wheeled Weltrol wagon, British Rail Western Region BR(W) livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled Weltrol wagon, Great Western Railway (GWR) livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled Weltrol wagon, London Midland Scottish Railway (LMS) livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled Weltrol wagon, London North Eastern Railway (LNER) livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled Weltrol wagon, Southern Railway (SR) livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled Weltrol wagon, Caledonian Railway (CR) livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled Weltrol wagon, London North Western Railway (LNWR) livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled Weltrol wagon, London and South Western Railway (LSWR) livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled Weltrol wagon, Midland Railway (MR) livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled Weltrol wagon, National Coal Board (NCB) livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled Weltrol wagon, North East Railway (NER) livery

Bogie Tank Wagons


Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, pre war Esso livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, pre war Golden Fleece livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, pre war ICI livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, pre war Power Ethyl livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, pre war Pratt's Spirit livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, pre war Shell Mex livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, pre war United Molasses livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, pre war Vacuum Oil livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, wartime Pool livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, wartime Pool livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, post war BP livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, post war Castrol livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, post war Esso livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, post war Golden Fleece livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, post war ICI livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, post war Milk livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, post war Mobil livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, post war Murgatroyd's livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, post war National Benzole livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, post war Regent livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, post war Shell Chemicals livery

Darstaed 8 wheeled tank wagon, post war Shell Super livery

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