CL55 (D9008)

'The Green Howards' Class 55 D9008 Deltic in ex-works Green livery (As delivered July 1961) - OO Gauge

Manufactured by Accurascale
£160.00 Deposit: £30.00
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'The Green Howards' Class 55 D9008 Deltic in ex-works Green livery (As delivered July 1961)

D9008 ‘The Green Howards’ in ex-works green livery without yellow warning panel and without name as delivered in July 1961. Central BR Totem, plain sides. no vents etc (Optional name plates in box to be affixed if required) The locomotive was not named until 30th September 1963.


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)