New 'OO' Class 57s from Heljan


Heljan has announced a new batch of Class 57 diesels for ‘OO’ gauge, due for release in 2023.

Eight models are expected, finished as 57302 Virgil Tracy in Virgin silver/red (weathered) (Cat No. 5706), 57309 Brains in Virgin silver/red (5707), 57603 Tintagel Castle in First Great Western (FGW) ‘Fag Packet’ green (5708), 57602 Restormel Castle in FGW blue (Gaugemaster Collection exclusive), 57605 Totnes Castle in GWR green (5710), 57604 Pendennis Castle in GWR lined green (5711), 57601 Windsor Castle in Northern Belle maroon/cream (5712) and 57312 in Network Rail yellow (5713).



The new batch of models feature a heavy die-cast chassis with upgraded LED lighting and a 21-pin DCC decoder interface, four-axle drive, sprung buffers and NEM coupler pockets.



Priced at £179 for pristine models and £189 for weathered examples. Delivery is expected during the second quarter of 2023. The Gaugemaster Collection exclusive model will be available through Gaugemaster stockists.



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