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At the annual Model and Hobbies show, held this year at the Coventry Transport Museum, Bachmann Europe Plc. have today announced  their plans for the next 18 months for both the Bachmann Branchlines (00) and Graham Farish (N) brands. They also provided updates on the current work in progress. I outline below the items of Southern / Southern Region interest, the highlights of which are the release in 00 of an ex LBSC E4 0-6-2T and Birdcage coaching stock and the N Class makes an appearance in N Gauge. This post outlines the announcements of Southern / Southern Region interest, the full announcements can be found on the Bachmann website or RMweb

Firstly the Bachmann Branchline range in 00:

Class E4 0-6-2T
E4 steam75 locomotives were built between December 1897 and September 1903. Four locomotives were rebuilt as E4X Class between 1909 and 1911. The first was withdrawn in March 1955 and the last in June 1963. 1 locomotive has been preserved.
35-075 Class E4 0-6-2 579 LBSC Umber 
35-076 Class E4 0-6-2 473 Southern Green (Preserved)
35-077 Class E4 0-6-2 32556 BR Black Early Emblem
35-078 Class E4 0-6-2 32470 BR Black Late Crest

SECR 60’ Birdcage Coaches
39-600 SECR 60’ Birdcage Brake Composite SECR Dark Lake
39-601 SECR 60’ Birdcage Brake Composite SR Olive Green
39-602 SECR 60’ Birdcage Brake Composite BR Vermillion
39-610 SECR 60’ Birdcage Composite SECR Dark Lake
39-611 SECR 60’ Birdcage Composite SR Olive Green
39-612 SECR 60’ Birdcage Composite BR Vermillion
39-620 SECR 60’ Birdcage Brake 3rd SECR Dark Lake
39-621 SECR 60’ Birdcage Brake 3rd SR Olive Green
39-622 SECR 60’ Birdcage Brake 3rd BR Vermillion

Class 43 ‘Warship’ Diesel Hydraulic

33 locomotives were built between May 1960 and June 1962. The first was withdrawn in 1969 and the last in October 1971. Thwe 2013/14 range sees brand new tooling for the Warship.

32-065 Class 43 D865 ‘Zealous’ BR Maroon Small Yellow Panel
32-066 Class 43 D835 ‘Pegasus’ BR Green Small Yellow Panel
32-067 Class 43 No.842 ‘Royal Oak’ BR Blue

The recently introduced and popular C Class sees a number of new liveries:

31-463 C Class 0-6-0 271 SECR Plain Green livery
31-464 C Class 0-6-0 593 Southern Railway Black with Green Lining
31-465 C Class 0-6-0 31579 BR Black Late Crest

The previously announced SR PLV  Passenger Luggage Van is now in the CAD stage.

Other items announced in 00 include a BR Class 24/1, Midland 1F 0-6-0T, LMS Stanier 2-6-0 mogul and a GWR 64xx 0-6-0T

Secondly the N gauge Graham Farish range:

SR N Class 2-6-0 Mogul
SR N Class MC5015280 locomotives were built between 1917 and 1934. Twenty five locomotives were rebuilt between October 1955 and May 1961. The first was withdrawn in November 1962 and the last in June 1966.

372-930 N Class 2-6-0 1406 SR Olive Green Slope Sided Tender
372-931 N Class 2-6-0 31844 BR Black Early Emblem Straight Sided Tender
372-932 N Class 2-6-0 31831 BR Black Late Crest Slope Sided Tender

SR PLV 4 Wheel Van
374-415 Southern PL Passenger Luggage Van BR Crimson
374-416 Southern PL Passenger Luggage Van BR (SR) Green
374-417 Southern PL Passenger Luggage Van BR Blue

Southern Bogie B Van
374-630 SR 50ft Bogie B Luggage Van Southern Green
374-631 SR 50ft Bogie B Luggage Van BR (SR) Green
374-632 SR 50ft Bogie B Luggage Van BR Blue

SR Ventilated Vans
377-425 12 Ton Southern Planked Ventilated Van SR Brown
377-426 12 Ton Southern 2+2 Planked Ventilated Van BR Grey
377-427 12 Ton Southern 2+2 Planked Ventilated Van BR Bauxite

Other items announced in N include a BR Class 25/2 and 25/2, LMS Fairburn 2-6-4T, Midland 4f 0-6-0, GWR Castle 4-6-0 and a GWR 64xx 0-6-0T

N Bulleid D2123 Semi Open Brake 3rdThe previously announced Bullied coaches are now at the Engineering Prototype stage. As per the Semi Open Brake 3rd seen left, at the show were also examples of the Composite and all Thirds (further pictures will follow in a future post).  Also the Merchant Navy is now at the CAD design stage.

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