CL55 (55 002)

'Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry' Class 55 002 Deltic in Two Tone Green with full yellow ends (1980) - OO Gauge

Manufactured by Accurascale
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'Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry' Class 55 002 Deltic in Two Tone Green with full yellow ends (1980)

55 002 ‘Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry’ in two tone green 1980 with full yellow ends as repainted for its final thirteen months in traffic before withdrawal on 31st December 1981. The repaint into its colours was paid for with the aid of a grant from the Friends of the National Railway Museum (Era 7).

SIX DELTIC MODELS TO BE PRODUCED FOR RAILS, LOCOMOTION MODELS, AND DELTIC PRESERVATION SOCIETY

The announcement by Accurascale that they are to produce a OO Scale Class 55 ‘Deltic’ locomotive has enabled Rails, Locomotion Models and the Deltic Preservation Society to work together to announce a range of exclusive models that will be jointly marketed by all three) organisations.

These models are expected to be released in late 2019.

Features include (subject to variation):

  • Differing headcode panel arrangements
  • Windscreen wiper arrangements
  • Multiple steam heat boiler port modifications
  • Introduction of ETS with correct placing of connections
  • Filling in of cabside windows
  • Sandbox Hatches variations
  • Cab air vents
  • Different placing of horns
  • Cast and fabricated bogies
  • Fully functional high intensity and wipac lights as seen in mainline runs in the privatisation era

The technical specification of the locomotive will be industry leading, with:

  • Separately applied metal detail parts, including grab handles, steps, wipers and more
  • Correct height mini-tension-lock couplers with correct height NEM socket as well as a fully detailed buffer beam
  • High Performance traction, to include;
  • Five-Pole motor with two flywheels
  • Metal Helical Gear box for maximum performance and slow speed running
  • Gearing arranged so locomotive can achieve a scale top speed of 100 mph
  • DCC ready with 21pin interface
  • Fully detailed Lighting Pack, including:
  • Directional lighting, DC and DCC
  • Marker lights can be turned off when train is coupled to loco
  • Separately switched cab lighting and illuminated, detailed driver’s console, auto off on movement
  • RP25-110 wheels OO wheels with provision for re-gauging to p4 and EM gauge
  • Fully sprung metal buffers
  • Extra fine factory-fitted pipework
  • Minimum Radius 438mm (2nd Radius Set-track)