Hatton’s has revealed that it is developing a brand-new model of the Class 66 Co-Co heavy freight diesel for ‘OO’ gauge. Release is planned in 2019 with prices starting from £150.
The specification includes the ability to model standard and low emission versions, original lights, later large headlights and LED light equipped locomotives, a 21-pin DCC decoder socket, speaker space, rotating axle boxes, a five pole motor with two flywheels and more. Body details will include etched horn, side and radiator grilles, a fully detailed cab interior, bogie pipework and bogie to body chains.
In total 30 versions are planned by Hatton’s covering EWS, DB Schenker, DRS, Freightliner, GBRf and Colas colour schemes.
See HM132, on sale from May 10 2018, for a detailed story on the model.
Visit www.hattons.co.uk for more information.