Bachmann 35-110NRM Class 41 (British Rail Class 252) Prototype HSDT Power Car Diesel Locomotive No.41001

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Exclusive to Rails of Sheffield and Locomotion Models.

Expected Delivery Summer 2024 (Subject to change at Manufacturer's Discretion).

The Bachmann Branchline Class 41 Diesel Locomotive depicts No. 41001, one of just two Prototype HSDT Power Cars which made up the Prototype High Speed Diesel Train (HSDT) and a locomotive that now forms part of the National Collection. Selected as the flagship model for their new ‘Railway Icons’ range, this museum-standard model has been commissioned by Locomotion Models, the official model shop of the National Railway Museum, and Rails of Sheffield. Using the same foundations as the award-winning Bachmann Branchline Class 47 and Class 37, this new model captures the distinctive shape and character of this 1970s icon to a tee. The technical specification for the model is as follows:


  • Five pole, twin shaft motor with two flywheels providing drive to both bogies
  • All axle drive
  • Electrical pickup from all wheels
  • Separate metal bearings fitted to each axle
  • Diecast metal chassis block
  • Diecast metal gearboxes, with gearing arranged for prototypical running speeds and haulage capabilities
  • 16.5mm (OO gauge) wheels to NEM310 & NEM311 standards with authentic profile and disc brake detailing
  • Tension Lock coupling mounted via a coupling pocket to NEM362 standards fitted to a body-mounted, close-coupling mechanism at the inner end
  • Designed to operate on curves of second radius (438mm) or greater
  • Bogies constructed from multiple components featuring full relief detail
  • Separately applied metal detail parts, including grab handles, windscreen wipers, lamp bracket and ETH cables
  • Separately fitted underframe equipment, pipework and conduits
  • Sprung metal buffers
  • Each model supplied with a full set of decorated bufferbeam pipework and accessory parts

  • Directional lighting, including headlights, marker lights and tail lights, all of which are switchable on/off at either end on DCC or Analogue control*
  • Cab lighting, switchable on DCC or Analogue control*
  • Guard’s Compartment lighting, switchable on DCC or Analogue control*
  • Authentic light colours and temperatures selected for each light application
    *Switching of lights on Analogue control is by means of the chassis mounted switches
  • Plux22 DCC decoder interface
  • Dual Fitted with two quality speakers employed for optimum sound reproduction


  • Authentic liveries applied to depict the vehicle in its current Museum condition
  • Multiple paint applications employed on each model using BR and corporate specification colours
  • Logos, numerals and text added as appropriate using multi-stage tampo printing using authentic typefaces, logos and colours