Dapol adds smoke
generator to Class 59!
Dapol has added the option to have a DCC operated smoke generator fitted to its factory sound-fitted 'OO' gauge Class 59s.
Above: Dapol's new 'OO' gauge Class 59 can now be ordered with a smoke generator factory fitted. This is a pre-production decoration sample.
The all-new model of the heavy freight Type 5s are now due in the second quarter of 2021 with a feature-rich specification including independent control of No. 1 and No. 2 end lights on DC through switches, DCC control of independent lights, train and light engine models, day and night headlamps, independent cab lightings and now the option for a smoke generator which will simulate exhaust output on initial acceleration.
Other features include cast wheels, a heavy die-cast chassis and all-wheel pick up, NEM coupling pockets, detail differences between Class 59/0, 59/2 and 59/2 and more.
The factory sound models with smoke generators must be pre-ordered with Dapol stockists before August 14 2020 and the feature is available on all liveries.
Prices are set at £154.95 for DCC ready versions, £184.95 for DCC fitted models and £219.95 for DCC fitted models with smoke, £250 for DCC sound fitted Class 59s and £285 for DCC sound and smoke equipped locomotives.
The initial production run models 59005 Kenneth J Painter in Foster Yeoman silver (Cat No. 4D-005-000), 59103 Village of Mells in ARC grey and mustard (4D-005-001), 59206 John F Yeoman in DB Schenker red and grey (4D-005-002) and 59204 in National Power blue (4D-005-003).
Visit www.dapol.co.uk for more information.