NEW Dapol N Gauge Class 33 Announced

Posted by Warren Bennett on

A new announcement from Dapol today in N Gauge with a new batch of Class 33s expected Q3/Q4 2022. Seven versions announced in total with BR Green, BR Blue, DRS and Fragonset Swordfish covered in this release. Versions to be released in both DCC Ready and DCC Fitted.


DCC Ready priced at £123.25 (RRP £145) Fitted at £148.75 (RRP £175) all with FREE UK POSTAGE!

2D-001-009 Class 33/0 D6509 BR Green NYP
2D-001-010 Class 33/0 D6523 BR Green SYP
2D-001-011 Class 33/0 33056 BR Blue FYE The Burma Star
2D-001-012 Class 33/0 33025 DRS
2D-001-024 Class 33/1 D6580 BR Green VSYP
2D-001-025 Class 33/1 33107 BR Blue
2D-001-026 Class 33/1 33103 Fragonset Swordfish
General Spec:
• Detailed body with etched grills and separately fitted handrails
• RP25.72 darkened wheels with pin point bearings
• 5 pole Super creep motor with huge pulling power and incredible slow
running speed • All wheel drive and pick up
• Independently controllable directional lighting
• Dapol’s low friction mechanism for efficient quiet running
• Heavy split frame chassis for excellent running and haulage qualities

Specification & Background

The British Rail Class 33 is a class of Bo-Bo diesel-electric locomotive built by BRCW for the Southern Region of BR between 1960 and 1962. 98 class 33s were originally built and bore the numbers D6500 - D6597. The class was affectionately known as ‘Cromptons’ after the brand of electrical equipment installed and shared many features with its lesser powered sisters, the Class 26 and 27. In all 26 examples of the Class 33 survive preservation.

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