Another thread reminded that I have had for the best part of 50 years some Kitmaster Coaches assembled for me when I was small for a push along layout. All in Southern Green and with card interiors which I discovered in later years were a Peco accessory. These were virtually layed aside when I got a Tri-ang Princess Royal set with some extra track and found that Kitmaster coaches did not run well on Tri-ang series 3 Track or points. Even at that young age I was aware that besides being the correct colour for a Train my Kitmaster coaches looked a lot better than the Tri-ang ones. A lot was down to the flush windows and the longer length. In later years I have heard it mentioned that well put together Kitmasters were way ahead of much that was available and that it was a shame that Airfix was unable to reintroduce them after the demise of Kitmaster (was the tooling damaged or something?) If that was true roughly how many years passed before it became possible to obtain something of similar quality whether ready made from the likes of Tri-ang/Present day Hornby/ Bachmann etc or easily assembled kits. Also wondering if it worth giving mine some restoration to running order with new wheels ,replacing missing buffers ,broken rigging etc or leave them as they are and stay with present day models.