Class 221 Super Voyager

Posted by Oliver Davies on

Dapol have announced a new model to the forthcoming Class 221 Super Voyager lineup....

There are now five liveries to choose from on this forthcoming 5 car sets.

The Class 221 Super Voyager is a class of tilting diesel-electric multiple-unit express passenger trains built in Bruges, Belgium, by Bombardier Transportation in 2001/02. The Class 221 are similar to the Class 220 Voyager units, but were built with a tilting mechanism enabling up to six degrees of tilt to allow higher speeds on curved tracks, most have five coaches, and they have a different bogie design. They have a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). Currently these trains are divided between two operators, Avanti West Coast (20 sets) and Cross Country (24 sets). The sets operated by Cross Country had their tilt function disabled in 2008 to improve reliability and reduce maintenance costs.

The Dapol model Class 221 Super Voyager:

  • Low friction mechanism with our proven super smooth 5 pole motor

  • Working lights

  • DCC Ready - 6 pin decoder sockets supplied.

  • Detailed body

  • Expertly applied livery

  • Etched name plates where appropriate

  • Unique magnetic coupling system

  • Utilising existing tooling

Expected Q2/Q3 2023, Pre-Order Now 


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