Rails adds exclusive Class 313s

Rails of Sheffield has commissioned a selection of exclusive ‘N’ gauge Class 313 Electric Multiple Units (EMUs) from Revolution Trains including the Network Rail set and translator vehicles.

RAILS OF SHEFFIELD has commissioned a selection of exclusive ‘N’ gauge Class 313 Electric Multiple Units (EMUs) from Revolution Trains.

Network Rail’s 313121 will also appear in ‘N’ gauge form as an exclusive edition for Rails of Sheffield. Rails of Sheffield.

Above: Network Rail’s 313121 will also appear in ‘N’ gauge form as an exclusive edition for Rails of Sheffield. 

These latest announcements from Rails include 313121 in Network Rail test train yellow and Southern Railway’s 313201 in revised BR blue and grey, together with a twin-pack of EMU translator vehicles 64664 Liwet and 64770 Labezerin in Arlington Fleet Services green (formerly driving cars from unit 508027).

313121 was converted in 2013 for testing the new European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS), while 313201 carries the British Rail blue and grey colour scheme with revised grey doors applied to the prototype in 2017. The twin-pack of EMU translator vehicles will feature working Tightlock couplings at the outer cab ends and standard ‘N’ gauge couplings at the inner ends, along with working tail lights. Prices are set at £269.95 DCC ready, £369.95 DCC sound, while the unpowered translator pack is £159.95.

Rails of Sheffield has commissioned a selection of exclusive ‘N’ gauge Class 313 EMUs from Revolution Trains, including 313201 in revised BR blue and grey. Rails of Sheffield.

Above: Rails of Sheffield has commissioned a selection of exclusive ‘N’ gauge Class 313 EMUs from Revolution Trains, including 313201 in revised BR blue and grey.

A pair of ‘N’ gauge Arlington Fleet Services EMU translator vehicles have also been commissioned.

Above: A pair of ‘N’ gauge Arlington Fleet Services EMU translator vehicles have also been commissioned.

Meanwhile, Revolution Trains has confirmed that the order books for the company’s planned range of standard ‘N’ gauge Class 313 and 314 three-car EMUs is set to close at the end of September. Priced at £225 for DCC ready and £320 for DCC sound-fitted models, these prices are expected to rise once models arrive in stock.

• Visit Revolution Trains and Rails of Sheffield for more information.