Accurascale GWR Manor Class 01/02/2021

Accurscale today announces the development of its next OO/4mm gauge locomotive and its first steam outline model; the GWR 78xx Manor 4-6-0 tender locomotives.

Delivery is anticipated for Q4 2021 with prices for DCC ready set at £169.99 for DC/DCC ready locomotives, and £259.99 for DCC sound fitted locomotives.

These are available to pre-order now at Rails

PRE-ORDER HERE

10 locomotives will be released in the first Accurascale run:

GWR (original chimney)

  • 7801 Anthony Manor in GWR plain green with monogram (Flush tender body/Narrow hornplates)
  • 7818 Granville Manor in GWR plain green with G-crest-W on tender (Riveted tender body/Narrow hornplates)
  • 7819 Hinton Manor in GWR plain green with GWR on tender (Flush tender body/Narrow hornplates)

BR (original chimney)

  • 7814 Fringford Manor BR unlined black with large early crest (Riveted tender body/Wide hornplates)
  • 7820 Dinmore Manor BR lined black with early crest (Flush tender body/Wide hornplates)

BR (redraughted chimney)

  • 7800 Torquay Manor BR lined green with late crest (Riveted tender body/Narrow hornplates)
  • 7810 Draycott Manor BR lined green with early crest (Riveted tender body/Wide hornplates)
  • 7812 Erlestoke Manor BR lined green with late crest (Flush tender body/Narrow hornplates)
  • 7824 Ilford Manor BR unlined black with large early crest (Flush tender body/Narrow hornplates)

Preserved (circa 1974-present)

  • 7808 Cookham Manor GWR plain green with monogram (Flush tender body/Wide hornplates)

Specification

Common Features:

  • Highly-detailed OO gauge model, 1:76.2 scale on 16.5mm track
  • Based on 3D scan of 7808 Cookham Manor and full works drawings provided by GWS, Didcot
  • Surveys undertaken with assistance of Erlestoke Manor Fund, Dinmore Manor Loco Ltd and Tyseley Locomotive Works
  • Smokebox and chimney correctly represents as-built GWR condition or post-1952 BR redraughting
  • Fully-detailed cab interior with many separate parts
  • Scale width wire handrails
  • Etched metal/plastic and lost wax detail parts, incl. grab handles, steps, drain cocks, etc
  • Etched metal pre-painted name and numberplates
  • Etched metal ‘Cambrian Coast Express’ and ‘Pembroke Coast Express’ headboards
  • High-fidelity dummy screw couplings
  • Fully sprung metal buffers and factory-installed pipework
  • Tapered or straight buffer housings where applicable
  • Brake blocks in line with wheels
  • Front mini-tension lock coupler can be replaced by accurate front pony truck moulding

Tender details:

  • Churchward 3,500 gal tender with numerous variations including riveted and flush sides, narrow or wide hornplates, three different styles of spring hanger and underframe-mounted water scoop
  • Fully sprung metal buffers, factory-installed pipework and high fidelity dummy screw couplings
  • Early tapered, tapered or straight buffer housings where applicable
  • Optional overhead warning plate bracket on late-BR examples
  • Kinetic NEM coupler mounts on tender at correct height with mini-tension-lock couplers
  • DCC decoder socket in tender (tender roof accessible by lift out section secured by magnets)
  • Choice of lift out sections: empty or simulated ‘coal’ load

DCC / Electronic Features:

  • DCC ready [21-Pin MTC Socket in tender] or factory-installed DCC Sound options
  • DCC Sound locomotives have speaker mounted in smokebox and dual speakers in tender
  • PowerPack capacitor for uninterrupted power and sound
  • Flickering firebox light (synchronised with sound on DCC installed models)
  • Electrical pickup from all tender and locomotive driving wheels

Traction Features:

  • High-quality 3-pole motor with flywheel, low starting voltage and smooth power delivery
  • Minimum Radius 438mm (2nd Radius Set-track)
  • Die-cast metal chassis, running plate and body with sprung centre driving axle
  • Gearing arranged so locomotive can achieve a scale top speed of 90 mph (145 km/h)
  • RP25-110 profile OO gauge wheels