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Kernow Model Rail Centre announce exclusive Class 59 models

Kernow Model Rail Centre have announced two exclusive Revolution Trains Class 59 models.

Revolution Trains Class 59

The Kernow Model Rail Centre Exclusive highly detailed N Gauge model is being produced for KMRC by Revolutions Trains. The model features a diecast chassis, wheels to NMRA RP25 standards, a detailed body with etched and wire separately fitted parts, Separate (not solid) angled struts connecting body to chassis to allow distinctive see-through appearance of the prototype, buffer beam detailing with one end super-detailed with solid air dam, air pipes and cosmetic coupler all fitted, (alternative solid air dam supplied for coupler end, and open air dam for those wishing to couple at both ends), body-mounted, kinematic close couplers with NEM coupler socket, working accurate headlights including working marker lights (switchable using easy to access microswitches or with DCC).

The model also includes a lift off, easy-access central body section to allow easy access to the Next 18 DCC decoder socket and light switches. Models include a factory fitted speaker for easy sound fitting.

The two liveries exclusively available are: 59 002 “Alan J Day” in Medip Rail Livery and 59 101 “Village of Whatley” in revised ARC livery.

Revolution Trains Class 59

59 101 “Village of Whatley” was re-painted in revised ARC livery in 1998 to match the style of the revised Foster Yeoman livery (the design is the same with only the band colour changing from blue to yellow and the company logo changing). ARC was bought at by Hanson shortly after and 59 101 was later repainted into Hanson livery

Revolution Trains Class 59

In 2000, 59 002 “Alan J Day” was painted in the unique attractive green, light grey and orange Mendip Rail livery, the only 59 to carry this livery. 59 002 is a “standard” 59/0 in their modified form with NRN pods on the roof above the cab rears and with modified yaw dampers (all of which are correctly modelled on our model).

The Exclusive models are priced at £159.99 and both are available to pre-order with delivery expected Quarter 2 2023.

Graham Muspratt, Development Manager said: “Our range of N gauge KMRC Exclusives continues to grow, this time in partnership with Revolution Trains, with the addition of these two unique and distinctive Class 59 liveries.

Revolution Trains Class 59

Note: Images show decorated samples with minor errors noted for correction.

For more information visit the Kernow Model Rail Centre Website


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