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Dapol N Gauge Class 87 EP samples revealed

Dapol have revealed EP samples for their new N Gauge Class 87, announced last year.

dapol n gauge class 87

The first and most complete 1st shot represents locomotives similar to 2D-087-003 Class 87 Robert Burns 87035 Virgin Trains:


dapol n gauge class 87

dapol n gauge class 87

The second 1st shot represents locomotives similar to 2D-087-005 Class 87 Stephenson 87101 BR Blue:


dapol n gauge class 87
dapol n gauge class 87

The third 1st shot is a body shell only and represents locomotives similar to 2D-087-006 Class 87 Royal Sovereign 87002 Caledonian Sleeper:


dapol n gauge class 87

dapol n gauge class 87

The forth 1st shot is again a body shell only and represents locomotives similar to 2D-087-001 Class 87 Hal'o 'the Wynd 87031 BR Blue:


dapol n gauge class 87

dapol n gauge class 87


Specifications

 

  • Finely detailed body & roof with many extra fitted detail items 

  • 5 pole Super Creep motor with incredible controllable slow running speed 

  • All wheel drive and pick up 

  • Finely detailed (posable/non functional) High-Speed and Cross-Arm pantographs (as appropriate) 

  • Accessory bag with optional fitted parts



Proposed Liveries

The images below are of the provisional artworks and are shown for illustration only - they are subject to change and or correction where necessary.


2D-087-001 Class 87 Hal'o'the Wynd 87031 BR Blue 

dapol n gauge class 87

 2D-087-002 Class 87 Iron Duke 87017 Intercity Swallow 

dapol n gauge class 87

2D-087-003 Class 87 Robert Burns 87035 Virgin Trains  

dapol n gauge class 87

2D-087-004 Class 87 87022 DRS   

dapol n gauge class 87

2D-087-005 Class 87 Stephenson 87101 BR Blue    

dapol n gauge class 87

2D-87-006 Class 87 Royal Sovereign 87002 Caledonian Sleeper     

dapol n gauge class 87

2D-087-007 Class 87 Twin Pack City of Glasgow 87006 Coeur de Lyon 87012


dapol n gauge class 87
dapol n gauge class 87


Dapol state that The design team are currently reviewing the 1st shots and preparing comments to help the factory to make any necessary improvements. One area that is being particularly scrutinized is the pantographs. We expect to have finished models in stores by Q3 2024.


Pricing is £155.00 RRP for DCC Ready versions, £190.00 RRP for DCC fitted versions and £300.00 RRP for the Twin Pack. For more information visit the Dapol website.

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