Hornby has released the first images of the decorated samples of its new ‘OO’ gauge model of the Bulleid ‘Merchant Navy’ 4-6-2.
First in are Southern Railway liveried 21C1 Channel Packet (R3434) and 21C3 Royal Mail (R3435) which display detail differences in their colour schemes as well as differences to the air-smoothed casing.
Two BR liveried examples are also on the way covering 35028 Clan Line (R3436) in DCC ready format and 35023 Holland-Afrika Line with a Twin Track Sound decoder (R3382TTS).
The original condition ‘Merchant Navy’ is due to be released in the first quarter of 2017 with the specification including a five pole motor in the locomotive and an 8-pin DCC decoder socket in the tender.
The price per model is £164.99 for the DCC ready versions and £184.99 for the TTS sound fitted version.
Visit www.hornby.com for more information.