Announced as part of Bachmann's Summer 2021 British Railway Announcements, we are delighted to be able to offer you this modern-day take on the classic Class 20, with the SOUND FITTED Branchline Class 20/3 No. 20314 in Harry Needle Railroad Company livery. The perfect partner to No. 20311 in matching HNRC livery item No.
35-126SF, technical features include working directional head and taillights and cab lighting, whilst this SOUND FITTED model features realistic running sounds including various Horns, Warm or Cold Engine Start, Wagon Snatching / Buffering and much more; see full details of the sound functions below. MODEL FEATURES: - Bachmann Branchline OO Scale - Era 9 - Pristine Harry Needle Railroad Company livery - Accessory Pack - NEM Coupling Pockets - Sprung Buffers - Powerful 5 pole motor with twin flywheels - Interior Cab Lighting - Directional Head and Tail Lighting with Day/Night modes - Lighting can be controlled by easy-access switches or via DCC - SOUND FITTED with a Zimo MX645P22 Sound Decoder. See below for function list - Length 190mm SOUND FUNCTIONS F0 - Directional Lights - On/Off (plus Light Switch Sound) F1 - Warm Engine Start-up / Shut-down (With F8 On - Cold Engine Start-up) F2 - Brake F3 - Single Horn (Speed Related) F4 - Two-Tone Horn (Speed Related) F5 - On - Light Engine / Off - Heavy train F6 - Engine Idle / Coasting F7 - Speed Lock F8 - Cold Start (engage F1 before F8) F9 - Flange Squeal (Speed Related) F10 - Guard's Whistle F11 - Buffer Up F12 - Coupling F13 - N/A F14 - On - Night Mode Directional Lights / Off - Day Mode Directional Lights F15 - Detonators (Speed Related) F16 - Priming Pump F17 - Wagon Snatching / Buffering F18 - On - Driver's Door Open / Off - Driver's Door Close F19 - Fade All Sounds F20 - Nose End Directional Lights Off F21 - Cab End Directional Lights Off F22 - Cab Light On (Only when Stationary) F23 - Window Wipers F24 - Compressor F25 - Spirax Valves F26 - Shunting Mode F27 - Volume Up F28 - Volume Down Analogue Users: Directional lights and basic Prime Mover (engine) sounds, which vary with speed, plus any other automated sounds, can be enjoyed when using this model on analogue control (DC) straight from the box CLASS 20/3 HISTORY The British Railways Board's (BRB) 1955 modernisation plan called for a change to alternative forms of traction and manufacturers were asked to produce trial or initial designs for evaluation. English Electric adapted an existing design based on an export model for a 1,000bhp diesel and 20 were built as a pilot scheme for assessment. The first batch was built in 1957 and the diesels were assigned to work from Devon's Road depot, East London.The design was a success from the start and by 1962 a total of 127 had been built. Following assessment of all the Type 1 diesels, BRB placed a further order increasing the total to 228 by 1968 and the design became the BR standard for 1,000bhp diesel locomotives.
With the introduction of TOPS the locomotives were designated Class 20 and renumbered 20001 to 20228. The Class 20s worked over the Eastern, London Midland and Scottish regions as well as into Wales and were commonly associated with coal traffic. The only drawback the Class had was its single end cab, unlike modern designs that have a cab at each end.BR's decision to switch to Type 5 and in particular Class 60 diesels in the late 1980s started a gradual withdrawal of the fleet, with just 28 left by 1994. At least 28 of the cla.. This item is in the category "Collectables\Model Railroads & Trains\Railroads & Trains\Locomotives". The seller is "gaugemaster_controls" and is located in this country: GB.
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