Dapol produce a model of the British Rail Class 156 Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) in N gauge. A new batch is being produced covering the distinctive SPT orange and black livery as well as a new Northern Rail varitation, complete with branding for the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway. We expect these to arrive between October & November 2021.
Dapol's Class 156 features:
Expected: October 2021
2D-021-004 - 156509 in Strathclyde Passenger Transport (SPT) orange and black - £127.52
2D-021-004D - 156509 in Strathclyde Passenger Transport (SPT) orange and black - Digital Fitted - £162.71
2D-021-005 - 156461 in Northern Rail livery with Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway branding - £127.52
2D-021-005D - 156461 in Northern Rail livery with Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway branding - Digital Fitted - £162.71
156412 at Newport in July 2001. ©Steve Jones
Built by Metro-Cammell in a batch of 114, the Class 156s were commissioned by British Rail to replace ageing first-generation DMUs and loco-hauled passenger services. The class were intended for use on longer journeys with fewer stops, so were fitted with single-leaf doors at the ends of each coach. The 156s have seen heavy use over the years on lines across Scotland, Northern England, the Midlands and East Anglia. The whole fleet are still in service today and look to be in use for the forseeable future.
(Information Provided by Wikipedia)
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