Bachmann debuts ‘OO9’ models


Bachmann has revealed the first engineering prototypes of its promised ‘OO9’ narrow gauge models of the Baldwin 4-6-0T, bogie box van and bogie open wagon with release expected before the end of 2017.

The models are designed to operate on conventional ‘OO9’ track – 9mm track – and are designed to 4mm:1ft ‘OO’ scale.

The Baldwin 4-6-0T will be available in four formats covering Railway Operating Department black as 778 (Cat No. 391-025), Welsh Highland Railway black as 590 (391-026), Ashover Light Railway crimson as Peggy (391-027) and Ashover Light Railway black as Hummy (391-028). 778 and Hummy will be delivered with a weathered finish.

The models will feature a coreless motor, working lights on 778, Next18 decoder socket, speaker chamber for digital sound, NEM coupling pockets and numerous detail differences.

The two wagons will feature metal spoked wheels, NEM coupling pockets to accept standard ‘OO9’ couplings used by Bachmann USA and Liliput, positionable side and end doors on the ambulance wagon and full under frame detail.

The Baldwin 4-6-0T is priced from £144.95 for a pristine example with the wagons priced from £24.95.

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