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DescriptionDapol OO 4D-011-008 Streamlined Railcar W8 BR Lined Carmine and Cream
The first diesel railcar was introduced by the GWR in 1933. The innovation was to prove extremely successful and they continued in operation well into the 1960s when their use was eclipsed by the introduction of the BR first generation DMUs. The railcar’s art deco air smoothed styling has lead to their nickname of `Flying Banana’ although later variants were produced to a more angular style. In all 38 GWR diesel railcars were produced from 1933 to 1942 at three different sites with three surviving into preservation.
Accurately moulded body and accurately applied livery and decoration
Finely detailed cast wheels
Metal sprung buffers
5 pole Super creep motor for superbly controllable slow running speed
All wheel drive and pick up
DCC Ready with provision for a 21 pin decoder
Accessory bag with optional fitted components
New variant includes new body shell, new glazing and new interior with a fine representation of the parcel shelving
|Digital:||DCC Ready. Fitted with a 21 pin decoder socket. Requires 21 pin decoder.|
|Approximate Pack Weight:||828g|
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