Friday, September 08, 2017 - 02:53 PM UTC
Heljan has announced that its series of O Gauge Hunslet/BR class 05 diesel shunter is due to be released very soon
”It was good to see many of our customers at the Telford 'O' Gauge show at the weekend.
We were displaying pre-production samples of the Hunslet/BR 05 on our stand and can now announce that production stock is due with us next week”.
O Gauge Hunslet/BR class 05 diesel shunter
2590 – BR green
2591 – BR green with late ‘pointed’ wasp stripes
2592 – BR green with early ‘flat’ wasp stripes
2593 – BR rail blue
2594 – Industrial CEGB yellow
2595 – Industrial NCB green/red
2596 – Industrial maroon
The British Rail Class 05 is a class of 0-6-0 diesel-mechanical shunters built by Hunslet Engine Company from 1955 to 1961. They were used on the Eastern and Scottish Regions of British Railways. The first two batches were delivered as 11136-11143 (later D2550-D2557) and 11161-11176 (later D2558-D2573) Subsequent locos were delivered as D2574-D2618
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