Revolution Trains Class 59

Posted by Warren Bennett on

First EP samples of the forthcoming range of N Gauge Class 59 produced by Revolution Trains. Two versions are exclusive to Rails Of Sheffield 59003 Revised GBRf livery and 59003 Original GBRf “Europorte” livery.



Pre order for £159.95


These models are set to have a huge amount of detail, view the spec below:
• Next generation heavy, diecast chassis with smooth running, low friction and low geared design (estimated weight 110-115g)
• Highly detailed injection moulded body with photo-etched and wire details and separate plastic parts
• Lift off, easy-access central body section (as per the prototype!) to allow access to the decoder socket and switches
• Prototype body detail variations eg headlight differences, NRN pod locations, cab handrail recesses, cab door handles, roof hatches, exhausts, and accurate chassis variation including variations in cooler pipes, lashing loops and fire extinguishers
• Separate (not solid) angled struts connecting body to chassis to allow distinctive see-through appearance of prototype
• Buffer beam detailing: one end super-detailed with solid air dam, air pipes and cosmetic coupler all fitted. Alternative solid air dam supplied for coupler end, and open air dam for those wishing to couple at both ends.
• Working accurate headlights including working marker lights. Lights switchable using easy to access microswitches or with DCC.
• Next 18 NEM 652 socket and factory fitted speaker for easy sound fitting plus DCC sound fitted option.
• Fine wheels to NMRA RP25 standards.
• Body-mounted, kinematic close couplers with NEM coupler sockets.
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