Dapol produce a model of the popular British Rail Class 35 'Hymek' locomotive in N gauge. A new batch is to be produced covering BR two-tone green and blue liveried examples. Each model is available with or without a factory fitted digital decoder. These new models are expected to arrive between Q4 2021 and Q1 2022.
Dapol's Class 35 features:
Expected: Q4 2021 to Q1 2022
Previously released models shown for illustrative purposes.
2D-018-011 - D7000 in BR green with no yellow ends - £106.25
2D-018-011D - D7000 in BR green with no yellow ends - Digital Fitted - £131.75
2D-018-012 - D1071 in BR green with small yellow panels - £106.25
2D-018-012D - D1071 in BR green with small yellow panels - Digital Fitted - £131.75
2D-018-013 - D1020 in BR green with full yellow ends - £106.25
2D-018-013D - D1020 in BR green with full yellow ends - Digital Fitted - £131.75
2D-018-014 - D7044 in BR blue - £106.25
2D-018-014 - D7044 in BR blue - Digital Fitted - £131.75
2D-018-006 - D7035 in BR blue with full yellow ends - unpowered dummy - £40.40
2D-018-009 - D7007 in BR blue with small yellow panels - £101.74
2D-018-010 - D7036 in BR blue with small yellow panels - £101.74
2D-018-010D - D7036 in BR blue with small yellow panels - Digital Fitted - £128.14
D7001 at Cranmore in July 1973. © Gordon Edgar
The Class 35s (aka "Hymeks") were a mixed-traffic diesel-hydraulic class of locomotives built in the early 1960s. They were developed for the Western Region of British Railways, which had opted for lightweight hydraulic locomotives following the BR modernisation plan of 1955. The class initially worked on secondary passenger services out of Bristol and proved so successful that they were promoted to express workings between Paddington and Swansea, displacing the King class steam locomotives. The class also saw work on numerous freight workings in the region and were famously used as banking locomotives on the Lickey incline. Due to their non-standard hydraulic transmission, the Hymeks faced early withdrawal and were taken out of serivce by 1975.
(Information provided by Wikipedia)
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