Heljan updates its O gauge Deltic

The legendary English Electric ‘Deltics’ are back for ‘O’ gauge with Heljan, featuring new tooling and an upgraded chassis. MIKE WILD takes a closer look at 55002 in BR two-tone green.

The ‘Deltics’ need little introduction for many. These 3,300hp English Electric twin Napier Deltic engined legends were introduced from 1961 with 22 built by the end of 1962 to provide new express passenger motive power on the East Coast Main Line (ECML).

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