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DAPOL 2S-002-007 N GAUGE SCHOOLS RADLEY SOUTHERN WARTIME BLACK 30930

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DAPOL 2S-002-007 N GAUGE SCHOOLS RADLEY SOUTHERN WARTIME BLACK 3093

The Schools Class or more correctly the Southern Region V Class Locomotive was designed by Richard Maunsell for the Southern Railway and built by their Eastleigh works between 1930 and 1935. The Schools class was the last class of British locomotive to be built with the 4-4-0 wheel arrangement, they were built primarily for express passenger duties. The class was considered to be very successful and could operate effectively over most SR lines. A total of forty Schools Class locomotives were built and were named after English (predominantly Southern) public schools. They continued in service until 1962 with three surviving into preservation.

The Dapol model of the Schools Class of locomotive features:

  • Finely moulded body and tender with many separately added fine details
  • DCC Ready
  • DCC fitted Models available with Gaugemaster DC23 decoder
  • Cast wheels with fine relief and appropriate colouring
  • Dapol’s tender drive system that delivers power to the locomotive wheels
  • Tungsten chassis and 10 wheel pick up
  • Super Creep Motor for controlled pulling power and fine slow speed control
  • Finely etched name plates
  • Both standard and Dapol’s Easi-Fit magnetic couplers supplied
  • Accessory bag with spares ad other detail