Dapol opens expressions of interest for TPE Class 68s

Photo: Dapol has proposed two new version of the Class 68 for 'OO' in TPE livery. This is its previous version as 68019 Brutus.


Dapol has opened expressions of interest for a new production run of Class 68 Bo-Bo diesels for ‘OO’ gauge carrying the striking TransPennine Express livery.

The locomotives proposed are 68023 Achilles and 68032 Destroyer with the retail price expected to be £160 per model. They will use Dapol’s well-known tooling for the Vossloh built diesels which are now in service with TransPennine Express on Liverpool-Scarborough and Liverpool-Middlesbrough workings. Read more about the Class 68s in Railway Realism in HM151 – on sale now.

Expressions of interest for the Class 68s are being taken via Dapol stockists and production is subject to sufficient interest. The closing date for orders is January 31 2020.

Visit www.dapol.co.uk for more information.

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