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TransPennine Express liveried 68032 hauls a rake of Mk5 coaches & DTSO on a test run near Crewe. Photo by wwatfam.
Dapol have produced a highly detailed model of the Class 68 in OO gauge. Their model represents this relatively new locomotive well, with an intricately detailed body and underframe and a huge range of features. Two batches have so far been produced with models in Chiltern Railways, Scotrail and Direct Rail Services liveries available to order now.
Dapol are producing a second batch of their extremely popular TransPennine Express liveried Class 68s. The first batch of these models sold through immediately and were highly sought after. These two new variations are currently expected to arrive by Q3 2020.
Place your order now to avoid disappointment! Don't forget - we only take payment once the models have arrived in stock and are ready to ship to you.
4D-022-017 - Class 68 68023 "Achilles" in TransPennine Express livery - £136
4D-022-017D - Class 68 68023 "Achilles" in TransPennine Express livery - Digital fitted - £161.50
4D-022-018 - Class 68 68032 "Destroyer" in TransPennine Express livery - £136
4D-022-018D - Class 68 68032 "Destroyer" in TransPennine Express livery - Digital fitted - £161.50
4D-022-011 - Class 68 68010 "Oxford Flyer" in Chiltern Railways livery - £131.71
4D-022-012 - Class 68 68015 in Chiltern Railways livery - £131.71
4D-022-012S - Class 68 68015 in Chiltern Railways livery - DCC Sound fitted - £220
4D-022-013 - 68004 "Rapid" in Direct Rail Services blue - £131.71
4D-022-015 - 68026 in Direct Rail Services plain blue - £131.71
4D-022-016 - 68034 in Direct Rail Services blue - £131.70
Scotrail liveried 68007 hauls a Fife Circle service at Edinburgh Haymarket. Photo by Geof Sheppard.
(Information provided by Wikipedia)
A total of 34 68s have been produced by both Vossloh Espana and Stadler Rail for the UK market and can be found across the country on both express passenger services and heavy freight workings, including nuclear flask trains and more. Several of the class have now been painted into TransPennine Express livery and are to be used across the North with the brand new Mk5 coaching stock.
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