Hornby Ruston 48DS 4wDM

‘OO’ gauge locomotives don’t get much smaller than Hornby’s tiny Ruston 48DS four-wheel diesel shunter. MIKE WILD breaks out his magnifying glass to inspect this attractive and eagerly awaited new arrival.

WHEN HORNBY announced it was producing the Ruston and Hornsby 48DS four-wheel diesel mechanical shunter (4wDM) we knew it would be a hit. Small locomotives have a unique charm and there is only one ready-to-run model smaller than the 48DS in ‘OO’ gauge – Bachmann’s Wickham trolley and trailer.

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