Dapol 'O' gauge Vanwide/VEA van progress

Dapol ‘O’ gauge Vanwide/VEA van progress

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Dapol has updated progress on its forthcoming 'O' gauge BR 12ton Vanwide and VEA box vans, with confirmed identities for the vehicles due to be produced.

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Currently at the artwork stage, nine models are proposed in total, with four 12ton Vanwides appearing as VEV B783773 in BR bauxite (Cat No. 7F-049-201), VMV B784641 in BR bauxite (7F-049-202), B784479 in BR bauxite (7F-049-203) and VMV B783994 in BR bauxite (7F-049-204), together with five VEA vans as 230026 in BR Railfreight brown (7F-049-001), 230034 in BR Railfreight brown (7F-049-002), 230117 in BR Railfreight red and grey (7F-049-003), 230142 in BR Railfreight Distribution grey with yellow ends (7F-049-004) and 230078 in BR Railfreight red and mid-grey (7F-049-005).

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Each of these newly-tooled ‘O’ gauge wagons will feature a highly detailed body, compensated chassis, separately fitted fine detailing, sprung metal buffers, working instanter couplings and turned metal wheels with brass bearings.

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Artwork for the forthcoming models is currently being evaluated, after which decorated samples will be supplied for approval ahead of production getting underway later this year.

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Priced at £58.59 each, delivery is anticipated during the second or third quarter of this year.

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Visit www.dapol.co.uk for more information.