Heljan has revealed the livery artwork for its all-new ‘OO’ gauge model of the Yorkshire Engine Company Class 02 0-4-0 diesel shunters. The next pre-production samples are being prepared with improvements over the first with the finished products expected in mid-2023.
The decoration artwork for the first batch of models for ‘OO’ gauge has been approved with a total of six locomotives covered by the first batch – five for Heljan and a sixth as an exclusive addition to the Gaugemaster Collection.
Liveries cover BR green with ‘wasp stripes’ and red buffer beams as D2861 (Cat No. 2840), BR green with ‘wasp stripes’ and yellow buffer beams as D2864 (2841), BR green without logos and weathered as 02004 (2844), industrial yellow as AY1061 (2847), industrial green as SAM with weathering (2850) and the Gaugemaster exclusive version as Diane in Redland khaki livery (GM4240401).
Features of the new Class 02 included independently switchable marker lights and cab lights, a Next18 DCC decoder socket, cab interior detail, NEM coupling pockets and provision for DCC sound. Prices are set at £149 for pristine models and £159 for weathered editions.
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