Heljan reveals ‘O’ gauge Class 56 artwork
Heljan’s new ‘O’ gauge Class 56 diesel is progressing well with the company sharing artwork for its forthcoming Type 5 at the end of March.
Eleven ‘O’ gauge models are planned in total, seven of which will be unnumbered in BR blue (Cat No. 5600), BR large logo blue (5601), Railfreight large logo grey (5602), Railfreight red stripe grey (5603), Railfreight Sector grey (unbranded) (5604), Loadhaul black and orange (5607) and Transrail grey (5610) (Tower Models exclusive). The remaining models will be numbered as 56101 Mutual Improvement in weathered Railfreight Coal Sector livery (5605), 56110 Croft in Railfreight Construction Sector livery (5606), 56099 in BR large logo blue (5608) and 56071 in BR blue (5609).
The all-new model's impressive specification includes twin five-pole motors, DCC friendly heavy chassis, powered roof fans, switchable cab and tail lights, sprung buffers, alternative cab door handrails, separately fitted detail parts and much more. The model will also feature space for digital speaker installations and a smoke unit too (not included).
Priced at £699 each, they are due for release later this year.
Visit www.heljan.co.uk for more information.