Bachmann Europe has announced its upcoming Summer range of model trains, with new N and OO gauge models unveiled.
The company’s Graham Farish brand had already revealed their plans to release an upgraded Standard 5MT Steam model with sound upgrades, but Bachmann has now confirmed that they will also be releasing new models of the Ivatt 2MT locomotive with similar sound upgrades.
In addition, Bachmann will introduce two new versions of their N scale ‘Lobster’ Bogie Open Wagon, one with traditional brake blocks and levers and the other with disc brakes. They will also release new liveries for the TTA Tank Wagon and OBA Open Wagon, as well as updated versions of classic models such as the 16-Ton Steel Mineral Wagon and the HAA Hopper Wagon.
New additions to the BR Mark 1 and BR Mark 2F coach ranges will also be available in N gauge.
As for OO scale, Bachmann’s Summer range will be an all-diesel affair.
The BR Class 20/0 will be available in BR Green, BR Blue, and BR Railfreight Red Stripe liveries. The Class 37 will have two new versions joining the Branchline range, while the Class 40 has been upgraded with a new twin speaker setup, Plux22 DCC decoder interface, and lighting control for DCC, with four new versions to be released. Class 70 will return to the range in Colas Rail Freight livery.
Finally, Bachmann will release two new colour schemes for their ‘Pacer’ Diesel Multiple Units in OO gauge, as well as six new models of the PRA four-wheel China Clay Wagons in early and late liveries, continuing the China Clay theme.
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