FIRST REVIEW: KR Models delivers the Fell diesel

Its one of the most unusual prototype diesels built for British Railways, and now you can buy a ready-to-run ‘OO’ gauge version. MIKE WILD inspects KR Models all-new model of the unique Fell 2-D-2 diesel locomotive with an exclusive video demonstration of its sound functions.

The Fell diesel is smartly turned out in original BR black with early crests. A BR green version is also being made.
The Fell diesel is smartly turned out in original BR black with early crests. A BR green version is also being made. Mike Wild.

ON FIRST GLANCE you could be forgiven for thinking that this couldn’t be a real locomotive, but it was. And even though its outward appearance was unlike anything else, inside it was even more unorthodox as it had six separate diesel engines to deliver 2,000hp at a time when diesel locomotive technology was in its infancy.

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