Dapol 4D-015-007S

Class 122 55012 Loadhaul (Rt Learn) DCC Sound Fitted

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 9 (1995 to 2004) Initial Privatisation

Manufacturer description

The Class 121 and 122 `Bubble cars’ form part of the first generation of DMUs produced by British Rail to operate on branch lines and secondary routes. The Class 121 was built by Pressed Steel in 1960, 15 single power cars numbered W55020 to W55035 and 10 trailer cars numbered W56280 to W56289 were manufactured. The last revenue earning examples went out of service earlier this year. The Class 122 was built by Gloucester RC&W in 1958. Twenty single powered cars numbered W55000 to W55019 and nine trailer cars numbered W56280 to W56289 were manufactured. 8 Class 122’s survive into preservation including W55003 at the Gloucester & Warwick Railway which was laser scanned to help produce the model.

The Dapol Model of the Class 122 includes:

• Finely moulded body with many separately added fine details

• Accurately applied livery

• DCC ready

• DCC fitted models available

• Cast wheels with ne relief and appropriate colouring

• Tungsten chassis and all wheel pick up

• NEM pockets as standard

• Independently controllable and switchable directional lighting

• Dapol’s 5 Pole Skew wound Mega creep motor for smooth

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Dapol
Product Code:
4D-015-007S
RRP:
£250.00

Model details

DCC status
DCC Sound Fitted
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Black & Orange
Running number
55012

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
British Rail Class 122
Operator
Loadhaul Limited
Motive power
Diesel Multiple Unit
Max speed
70 mph
Built
1958-1958
Total produced
29

* Class names often change over the lifespan of a locomotive, so this is not necessarily the class name used by the operator in the period modelled.

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