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Bachmann Europe Plc today announced its plans for 2010 at the annual trade event the Model & Hobby Show held in Coventry.
The Bachmann Branchline range of OO scale models will see the release of two new steam locomotives in the form of the Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway 7f 2-8-0 and Johnson 3F 0-6-0. For the first time, Branchline will see the release of two items to work underneath overhead catenary with the release of a Class 85 electric locomotive and a Class 350 electric multiple unit representing 40 years of electric power on the West Coast Main Line. On the diesel front there is the previously announced Freightliner Powerhaul Class 70 locomotive and a new first generation diesel multiple unit, the Derby Lightweight. The Class 37/0 locomotives are also being upgraded with a new body shell tooling which incorporates lighting for the first time.
New wagons include the OTA timber wagon, BAA bogie steel coil carrying bogie wagons, FNA nuclear flask wagon, LNER steel high sided open wagon and a new range of LNER ventilated vans.
The Graham Farish N scale range will see the introduction of the Deltic Prototype locomotive (DP1), Class 03 diesel shunter and new tooling for SO, SK, BSK and CK Mark 1 coach types.
The Scenecraft OO scale range sees the introduction of a new 4-road steam locomotive depot, coaling stage, inspection pit, carriage shed and Art Deco station buildings.
These models will be released over the next 18 months.
7 March 2010
For further information please contact :
Dennis Lovett, Public Relations Manager,
Bachmann Europe PLC, Moat Way, Barwell, Leicestershire, LE9 8EY
Telephone: +44 (0) 1455 841756