Steel yourself

STEEL YOURSELF

With the recent arrival of the JSA from Accurascale and BBA from Cavalex Models, TIM SHACKLETON adds to his huge fleet of steel-carrying wagons, noting how weathering effects evolve over time.

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Above: On 24 August 2012 , EWS Class 66 66089 hammers north through Hatfield and Stainforth with battle-scarred empty BBAs on the return leg of the Lackenby-Scunthorpe slab steel circuit. Tim Shackleton.

Superficially, this is a feature about two recently introduced OO gauge wagons – Cavalex’s BBA steel carrier (HM161) and Accurascale’s JSA coil hood (HM167).

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