Heljan Class 28 Co-Bo for Rails

Rails of Sheffield is producing a new exclusive run of the Heljan Metropolitan-Vickers Class 28 Co-Bo diesels in ‘OO’ gauge.

The model was part of the Hattons Exclusives range and uses the original 2011 tooling. It will include upgrades to the livery application and will be offered for the first time with factory-fitted Digital Command Control (DCC) sound.

The Class 28 will also be offered with a weathered finish on select examples.

It will feature separately fitted details, five-pole motor with twin flywheels, all-wheel pick-up, eight-wheel drive, die-cast chassis, directional lighting and an 8-pin DCC socket.

The full ‘OO’ gauge range includes D5719 in BR green, D5703 in BR green with small yellow warning panel, D5704 in BR green with small yellow warning panel and a weathered finish, D5707 in BR green with full yellow ends and D5701 in BR blue.

The new production run will feature enhanced livery application.

Prices are set at £199.95 (£219.95 weathered) for DCC Ready examples and £329.95 (£349.95 weathered) DCC sound fitted. No release date has yet been confirmed.

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