SECR 'D' Class 4-4-0 for 'OO' in production
Rails of Sheffield has confirmed that production of its newly-tooled ‘OO’ gauge South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) ‘D’ Class 4-4-0 is underway.
Developed in conjunction with Dapol and Locomotion Models, seven different Wainwright ‘D’ Class 4-4-0s are being produced as No. 488 in SECR green (Cat No. 4S-027-001), 1730 in Southern Railway Maunsell lined olive green (4S-027-002), 31731 in BR ‘sunshine’ black (4S-027-003), 31574 in BR lined black with early crests (4S-027-004), 726 in SECR grey with scraped beading (4S-027-005), 1734 in Southern ‘sunshine’ black (4S-027-006) and the National Collection's preserved 737 in SECR green (exclusive to Locomotion Models).
All models will feature a Next18 Digital Command Control (DCC) decoder socket, which can be accessed through a removable smokebox door.
Prices for Digital Command Control (DCC) ready examples have also now been confirmed with the SECR grey and SR/BR ‘sunshine’ black examples priced at £189.99 each, while the remainder are priced at £199.99 each. Further information regarding DCC fitted and DCC sound-fitted models has yet to be confirmed.
Delivery is anticipated during the second quarter of 2021.
Visit www.railsofsheffield.com for more information.