Does anyone know the correct length of this station? I'm finding a 10"inch version and a 14"inch version online(maybe incorrectly suggested)

Was there just "one" length done of these or are these dimensions correct? (2 versions) I don't own one of these, but would like to know which of these lengths is the most appropriate for a Bing 0 Gauge set. Thanks everyone!

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The short version  has 1 door and 2 windows left and right, the longer version  has 1 door and 3 windows left and 2 doors and 2 windows right.

The Uk catalog 1906 shows the following sizes

Bing 13813/0  (later  60/69/1) is 10 5/8 inch long

Bing  13813/1  (later 60/69/2) is 15 1/8 inch long

Bing 13813/2 like 13813/1 but with fences left and right is 23 3/4 inch long

 

Arne

 

 

Here's more than you probably ever wanted to know about the version I have...

Main Station Litho - 9 15/16" long

Base Length - 10 5/8" long

Roof Length - 10 5/16" long

Height - roof top to base bottom - 3 3/8"

Bing_Station1red

Use for O gauge - it's pretty small but then O tinplate is all over the map when it comes to sizes

However, there will be problems ...

Bing_Station3red

  Your O scale people are going to get headaches smacking their heads on the door frames and it looks like they will have to get down on their hands and knees in order to go inside to purchase a ticket/collect their baggage ...

  Bing_Station4red

  ...and getting on and off of the passenger cars might be a problem - presumably the station agent has movable stair cases like the airlines  

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Wow! Fantastic information. Thanks everyone!! Just to add, I found a photo of what one of these stations might have looked like in it's original box. It looks REALLY small though, compared to the trains. Seems like Bing simply wanted to include "any" station in this box set but not make the box itself too large!

Back to the question of what size I should use for gauge 0 small Bing trains, seems like the 14-15"inch version would be more suitable (Thanks Robert for the size comparison to 0 gauge trains)

*Little note about this photo also, is that it seems that the station itself would be sized differently to even the crossing guard house pictured below:

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Use for O gauge - it's pretty small but then O tinplate is all over the map when it comes to sizes

However, there will be problems ...

Bing_Station3red

  Your O scale people are going to get headaches smacking their heads on the door frames and it looks like they will have to get down on their hands and knees in order to go inside to purchase a ticket/collect their baggage ...

  Bing_Station4red

  ...and getting on and off of the passenger cars might be a problem - presumably the station agent has movable stair cases like the airlines  

I have the O gauge freight station and feel like it is undersized for O gauge as well. These are small for S gauge but too big for HO. I plan to put my freight station on another platform on my layout.

George

Yes, it is. Same dimensions except for the base - the freight station base is a little shorter....of course, if this becomes an issue then you will need to expand your freight yard and specialize.  The very small Bing freight station for very small boxes, the small freight station for small boxes, the medium sized freight station for medium sized boxes, and the large one for everything else. 

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