Dapol have announced a new batch of the extremely popular OO Gauge Freightliner HIA Limestone Hopper Wagons.

Expected Q4 2020, Pre-order now for £24.22 each


The HIA limestone hopper was designed for the haulage of limestone, stone and sand and was introduced in 2005 for exclusive operation by Freightliner Heavy Haul Limited. 122 HIA limestone hoppers were manufactured by Wagony Swidinica in Poland of which 95 operated in the Heavy Haul green livery and 27 in the white. The HIA limestone hopper was 14 metres long with a maximum carrying capacity of 90 tonnes. The wagons worked all over England, typically transporting limestone from Derbyshire (Dowlow) to Yorkshire, Kent, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Lancashire.

The Dapol model features:

  • Finely moulded body with many separately added details
  • Finely applied livery with accurately printed detail
  • Profiled wheels
  • NEM pockets with self-centring couplings