Accurascale ACC1040-HUO-O-A BR 24.5T HOP24/HUO Coal Hopper – A – B333635 (O gauge)

£49.95

1 in stock

Description

A total of 5,263 of these wagons were built by British Railways from 1954 for transporting coal and coke throughout Britain until their withdrawal in the mid-1980s.

The model is of the 3121 (1958), 3221 (1959), 3314 (1960), 3374 (1961), 3426 (1962 – listed 1/154 pattern but the design is actually identical), and 3437 (1962) pattern. The surviving prototypes were surveyed by Accurascale at the Tanfield Railway, near Stanley, County Durham in mid-October 2017.

Features:

  • Completely new, redrawn CAD
  • Compensated Axle Boxes
  • Die Cast Chassis for ideal weight
  • 3 link metal coupling chain with sprung coupling hook
  • Profile wheels and axles with brass bearing pockets
  • Metal sprung buffers
  • Etched Steel factory fitted detailing
  • Extra fine factory fitted detail plastic parts
  • Extra fine factory fitted Pipework
  • Individual lettering, logos and codes from real wagons for authenticity
  • Very limited run of just 250 Wagons per type