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Met-Camm 6/8-car Blue Pullman

Publicity - Manufacturers

Met-Camm brochure Blue Pullman brochure


Met-Camm produced a fabulous brochure about their forthcoming trains, the cover of which can be seen on the left, with some sample pages on the right and the two below.

As can be seen, the brochure featured plans of the two set variants, details of the equipment used, and some wonderful artwork.

Brochure Blue Pullman
Blue Pullman advert

The next image is a colour Met-Camm advert, this appeared on the front page of a Railway Gazette.


J. Stone

One of the suppliers of parts for the sets - J. Stone & Co. (Deptford) Ltd. - also published a 12 page brochure, 'Equipment for British Railways New Diesel Pullman Trains', describing the equipment supplied by the company for the vehicles. It described the auxiliary power supply and distribution gear, complete air-conditioning and lighting installations, inter-coach electric couplings, speedometers and distance counters, and the track speed controls used in conjunction with the special braking. Samples can be seen below left and right.

Blue Pullman Stones brochure

Illustrations included layout drawings which aid the location and identification of Stone equipment, and there were drawings of the complete six- and eight-car trains accompanied by lists summarising all components and indicating the cars in which they may be installed.

Skefko display


Another company that was proud of supplying parts for the sets was the Skefko Ball Bearing Co. Ltd. who had a large window display in their showroom, featuring a huge poster of a unit, a 6-car model and route plans etc.


And finally, an advert below from Rolls-Royce:

Rolls Royce advert

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