The IQA eight-axle nuclear flask wagon has been selected as KR Models next ‘OO’ gauge ready-to-run model and it is to feature DCC operated opening cargo doors – a first for the British market.
The IQA nuclear flask wagons were introduced to transport nuclear fuel used by submarines in the Royal Navy from Devonport Dockyard. They feature two-part cargo doors and four separate bogies. Bombardier built the wagons in Wakefield.
The KR Models ‘OO’ gauge wagon will feature sprung buffers, a die-cast chassis, NEM coupling pockets and optional Kadee couplings. Prices are set at £150 for wagons with DCC operated cargo doors and £80 for non-DCC versions.
The wagon is available to reserve at www.krmodels.co.uk with a delivery timescale to be confirmed.