Heljan Annoucments

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Georgeconna
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Heljan Annoucments

Postby Georgeconna » Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:31 pm

News of releases from Heljan!! Wow.. Sarah Siddons is my highlight!!


BIG NEWS! Heljan has just revealed the new models it will announce at the Warley NEC show on November 23.
1) 'OO' gauge GWR/BR '1366' 0-6-0PT
2) 'OO' gauge Metropolitan Railway/LT Bo-Bo electric (Sarah Siddons et al)
3) Another 'surprise' locomotive to be revealed at the show

The Danish company has also confirmed the types and identities of the Gresley '02' 2-8-0s and Hunslet Class 05 shunters in development for 2014/15:
OO LNER/BR class 02 'Tango' 2-8-0
Proposed models - version 1 - class 02/3 with high running plate and 'stepped' tender
3910 - LNER 3965 in LNER black
3911 - BR 63954 in early BRITISH RAILWAYS black
3912 - BR 63948 in BR black with early crest
3913 - BR 63952 in BR black with late crest

Proposed models - version 2 - class 02/4 with high running plate and 'flush' tender
3920 - LNER 3962 in LNER black
3921 - BR 63983 in BR black with early crest
3922 - BR 63975 in BR black with late crest
3923 - BR 63982 in BR black with late crest

OO Hunslet/BR class 05 Diesel Shunter
Two types will be produced to accurately portray the differences on the prototype
Type A
2500 - D2574 in BR green livery
2501 - D2578 in BR green livery with 'wasp' stripes (preserved)
2502 - D2582 in BR green livery with 'wasp' stripes
2503 - CIDER QUEEN in green livery with 'wasp' stripes (industrial)
Type B
2520 - D2591 in BR green livery with 'wasp' stripes
2521 - D2600 in BR green livery with 'wasp' stripes
2522 - D2595 in BR blue livery with 'wasp' stripes (preserved)
2523 - DEPARTMENTAL 88 in BR green livery with 'wasp' stripes
Also arriving "very soon" are the as-built versions of thre 'OO' gauge 'Baby Deltic'( The Baby Deltic Project) and BRCW Class 26.
See MR190, on sale November 26th for the full story - including that 'surprise' announcement!
Cheers

George

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