905004 Rapido Trains N Gauge Class 28 D5707 BR Green With Full Yellow Ends

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Metropolitan Vickers’ Type 2 design incorporated a number of unusual features, from its Cross-ley two-stroke diesel engine to its unique five-axle wheel arrange-ment. It was a stylish design too, with its wraparound windscreens. Sadly, the design failed to live up to expectations and although the class was heavily re-built in 1961, BR decided to rid itself of these problematic locomotives and withdrew the fleet in 1968.

Prototype Factfile
Built: 1958/1959 (20 built)
How long did they last? All 20 had been withdrawn by the end of 1968. D5705 was retained for Depart-mental duties until 1985.
Where did they work? Initially used on ‘Condor’ container services, they were relegated to local duties around north-west England.
Can I see one? D5705 is under long-term restoration at the East Lancashire Railway.

Here’s the specification of our ‘N’ gauge model:

• Designed from original works drawings

• Designed from original works drawings

• Post-1961 flat screen ver-sion

• Next18 decoder socket

• Quality mechanism

• Directional lighting

• Accurately applied liver-ies down to minute detail differences

• NEM coupler pockets

More Information
ManufacturerRapido Trains
DCC ReadyYes (Next 18)
ScaleN Gauge (1:148 Scale)
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