Rapido UK unveils second batch of OO gauge Hunslet locomotives.
The range will have a variety of liveries from locos in preservation or worked at collieries from across the country with the design based on original works drawings and field visits to several 16-inch Hunslets.
The models are made of die-cast construction and injection-moulded plastic, and come equipped with a Next18 decoder socket, NEM coupler pockets, and sprung buffers. Each model is unique, with key detail changes that reflect individual locomotives.
The new models include:
- Beatrice (Hunslet No. 2705/1945) in lined green, as preserved at the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway
- Primrose No. 2 (Hunslet No.3715/1952,), ex-NCB in red with a stovepipe chimney as preserved at Embsay in the 1970s
- Clement (Hunslet No.1983/1940), ex-NCB Brodsworth Colliery in black with yellow stripes
- Glasshoughton No. 4 (Hunslet No.3855/1955), ex-Glasshoughton Colliery in lined green with a stovepipe chimney
- John Shaw (Hunslet No.2375/1942), ex-NCB South Kirby Colliery in lined green
Each model will have an RRP of £129.95, or fitted for sound (using recordings taken from one of the class in preservation) for an of RRP £229.99, from Rapido Trains UK.
Image credit, Rapido Trains UK.
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