Dapol today announced that they will be producing the Class 73 Electro-Diesel in ’00’ Gauge. This will be a totally new model and will be laser scanned for accuracy, the specifications includes having see through etched main bodyside and roof grills, Sprung buffers, NEM coupler pockets and a host of other details.
The tooling is being produced to allow for ‘JA’ variants at a later date.
Four models are available in the initial release.
4D010001 Dapol Class 73 Electro-Diesel Locomotive 73 102 in ‘Intercity’ Livery
4D010002 Dapol Class 73 Electro-Diesel Locomotive 73 105 in Large Logo BR Blue
4D010003 Dapol Class 73 Electro-Diesel Locomotive 73 124 in BR Blue
4D010004 Dapol Class 73 Electro-Diesel Locomotive 73 135 in BR Blue
In addition to the above versions the Kernow Model Centre have announced their own commissioned version of 73 212 in Network Rail Livery. Each model is limited to just 250 pieces and will come with a numbered certificate of authenticity.