Accurascale GWR 7800 Manor Class

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Accurascale GWR 7800 Manor Class
Further Decorated Samples!
Expected Q2 2022
Pre Order Now!

Accurascale have continued to provided decorated sample photos of the range of OO Gauge Manor locomotives now due for release Q2 2022.


10 locomotives will be released in Accurascales first run:

GWR (original chimney)

  • 7801 Anthony Manor in GWR plain green with monogram (Flush tender body/Narrow hornplates)
  • 7818 Granville Manor in GWR plain green with G-crest-W on tender (Riveted tender body/Narrow hornplates)
  • 7819 Hinton Manor in GWR plain green with GWR on tender (Flush tender body/Narrow hornplates)

BR (original chimney)

BR (redraughted chimney)

  • 7800 Torquay Manor BR lined green with late crest (Riveted tender body/Narrow hornplates)
  • 7810 Draycott Manor BR lined green with early crest (Riveted tender body/Wide hornplates)
  • 7812 Erlestoke Manor BR lined green with late crest (Flush tender body/Narrow hornplates)
  • 7824 Ilford Manor BR unlined black with large early crest (Flush tender body/Narrow hornplates)

Preserved (circa 1974-present)


Common Features:

  • Highly-detailed OO gauge model, 1:76.2 scale on 16.5mm track
  • Based on 3D scan of 7808 Cookham Manor and full works drawings provided by GWS, Didcot
  • Surveys undertaken with assistance of Erlestoke Manor Fund, Dinmore Manor Loco Ltd and Tyseley Locomotive Works
  • Smokebox and chimney correctly represents as-built GWR condition or post-1952 BR redraughting
  • Fully-detailed cab interior with many separate parts
  • Scale width wire handrails
  • Etched metal/plastic and lost wax detail parts, incl. grab handles, steps, drain cocks, etc
  • Etched metal pre-painted name and numberplates
  • Etched metal ‘Cambrian Coast Express’ and ‘Pembroke Coast Express’ headboards
  • High-fidelity dummy screw couplings
  • Fully sprung metal buffers and factory-installed pipework
  • Tapered or straight buffer housings where applicable
  • Brake blocks in line with wheels
  • Front mini-tension lock coupler can be replaced by accurate front pony truck moulding

Tender details:

  • Churchward 3,500 gal tender with numerous variations including riveted and flush sides, narrow or wide hornplates, three different styles of spring hanger and underframe-mounted water scoop
  • Fully sprung metal buffers, factory-installed pipework and high fidelity dummy screw couplings
  • Early tapered, tapered or straight buffer housings where applicable
  • Optional overhead warning plate bracket on late-BR examples
  • Kinetic NEM coupler mounts on tender at correct height with mini-tension-lock couplers
  • DCC decoder socket in tender (tender roof accessible by lift out section secured by magnets)
  • Choice of lift out sections: empty or simulated ‘coal’ load

DCC / Electronic Features:

  • DCC ready [21-Pin MTC Socket in tender] or factory-installed DCC Sound options
  • DCC Sound locomotives have speaker mounted in smokebox and dual speakers in tender
  • PowerPack capacitor for uninterrupted power and sound
  • Flickering firebox light (synchronised with sound on DCC installed models)
  • Electrical pickup from all tender and locomotive driving wheels

Traction Features:

  • High-quality 3-pole motor with flywheel, low starting voltage and smooth power delivery
  • Minimum Radius 438mm (2nd Radius Set-track)
  • Die-cast metal chassis, running plate and body with sprung centre driving axle
  • Gearing arranged so locomotive can achieve a scale top speed of 90 mph (145 km/h)
  • RP25-110 profile OO gauge wheels

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