Exclusive V2 Class Locomotives 18/12/2020

The partnership of Rails of Sheffield and Locomotion Models has today (18th December 2020) announced that they have commissioned exclusive versions of the LNER V2 Class 2-6-2 locomotives from Bachmann Europe Plc.

Two models are available to pre-order now exclusively from Rails of Sheffield.

Both versions are available to pre-order now DCC ready and DCC Sound Fitted.

  • 35-201Z 'Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry' LNER Lined Green (Doncaster) Class V2 2-6-2 Steam Locomotive No.4843

This locomotive was built in April 1939 at Doncaster. It was named the following month, it continued in traffic as BR No. 60872 until withdrawal in September 1963. The name was transferred to Deltic Class locomotive (later Class 55) Co-Co diesel No. D9002 on 4th April 1963 during a ceremony at York station.

  • 35-203Z 'Durham Light Infantry' BR Lined Green (Late Crest) Class V2 2-6-2 Steam Locomotive No.60964

This locomotive was built at Darlington in January 1943. It was named in April 1958 and was withdrawn from service in May 1965. The name was transferred to Deltic Class locomotive (later Class 55) Co-Co diesel No. D9017 on 29th October 1963 during a ceremony at Durham station.

  • DCC Ready £229.95

  • DCC Sound Fitted £329.95



These OO gauge models have been developed for Rails of Sheffield by Bachmann Europe Plc and utilises the all new tooling which has been developed by the company. 

A 21 pin decoder socket is mounted in the locomotive and the model is provided with a pre fitted speaker in the tender for ease of Digital Sound installation. The locomotive and tender have a custom designed loco to tender interconnection giving a through electrical connection. DCC Sound Fitted models feature a pre-fitted DCC sound decoder and speaker.

The model comes with a realistic fire-box flicker, sprung buffers, etched nameplates and NEM coupling pockets. All models are fitted with 5 pole motors.

Watch the premiere of the launch HERE