N Gauge News
Class 769 Flex bi-mode BMU, sound fitted Class 08 lead Graham Farish N Gauge spring announcements
As part of their Spring 2022 product line up for the Graham Farish N Gauge range, Bachmann Europe have announced a new model of the Class 769 Flex bi-mode BMU units now entering service with Transport for Wales, and a DCC sound fitted class 08 shunter.
The Class 769 takes advantage of the Class 319 tooling, with suitable alterations to represent the bi-mode equipment.
The model features a coreless motor with flywheel, electrical pickup from all axles, an unobstructed interior including seat and table detail, conductive couplings between vehicles and functional multiple unit couplings at the outer ends. Directional and internal lighting is fitted along with an easy access Next18 DCC decoder socket with pre-fitted speaker.
372-850 Class 769 4-Car BiMU 769008 Transport for Wales £349.95
Also announced as part of their spring release program is an upgraded Class 08 shunter with a new chassis design which now features DCC socket and DCC sound thanks to a pre-installed speaker.
Several livery variations will be available for the updated Class 08:
371-004B Class 08 08721 ‘Starlet’ BR Red Star Express Parcels £144.95
371-004BSF Class 08 08721 ‘Starlet’ BR Red Star Express Parcels £244.95
371-007A Class 08 08953 BR Engineers Grey £144.95
371-007ASF Class 08 08953 BR Engineers Grey £244.95
371-010 Class 08 08441 RSS Railway Support Services £144.95
371-010SF Class 08 08441 RSS Railway Support Services £244.95
371-011 Class 08 08417 Network Rail Yellow £144.95
371-011SF Class 08 08417 Network Rail Yellow £244.95
371-012 Class 08 08919 Rail Express Systems £144.95
371-012SF Class 08 08919 Rail Express Systems £244.95
371-013 Class 08 13287 BR Green (Early Emblem) £124.95
371-013SF Class 08 13287 BR Green (Early Emblem) £244.95
371-015 Class 08 08818 BR Blue [W] £134.95
371-015DSF Class 08 08818 BR Blue [W] £254.95
Bachmann Collectors Club members are now able to order the next exclusive N Gauge model, BR Mk1 BG ‘Laboratory 23’ in the Railway Technical Centre’s revised colour scheme.
Just five hundred and four models have been made and each is supplied with a numbered certificate of authenticity – priced at £45.95.
Details on the full Spring 2022 range can be found on the Bachmann Europe website