Class 121 coming soon
Murphy Models has released images of the decorated samples of its new 'OO' gauge model of the Irish Railways Class 121 Bo-Bo diesel. The all-new ready-to-run locomotive is expected to arrive with retailers during August.
Above: B121 in CIE grey and yellow.
The all-new diesel models the fleet of 15 were built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division in 1960 and 1961 and the last were withdrawn from service in 2008. They were originally numbered B121-B135. They were single cab diesel-electrics which were found in service on passenger and freight traffic. Two have been preserved.
Murphy Models new product features a heavy die-cast chassis, separately fitted steel detail parts including grab handles, steps and wipers, NEM coupling pockets with small tension locks, a five-pole motor with brass flywheels, directional lighting, sprung buffers, factory-fitted pipework and more. It is also designed to work on a minimum of second radius curves and has a 21-pin decoder socket.
Above: B125 in CIE black and orange.
Above: 134 in IE orange and black.
Liveries cover RPSI grey and yellow modelling preserved locomotive B134 (Cat No. MMP134), 135 in CIE grey and yellow (MMP0135), 121 in CIE grey and yellow (MM0121), B125 in CIE black and tan (MMP0125), B131 in CIE black and tan (MMP0131), 124 in IE orange and black (MMP0124), 134 in IE orange and black (MMP0134), 129 in IE orange and black (MMP0129), 130 in Irish Rail orange and black (MMP0130), 133 in Irish Rail orange and black (MMP0133), 127 in Irish Rail orange and black (MMP0127), 126 in Supertrain colours (MMP0126) and 132 in Supertrain colours (MMP0132).
Prices are set at €189.95 per locomotive.
Above: 133 in Irish Rail orange and black.
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