Oxford Rail OR76AR001 Adams Radial 4-4-2T Class 415 BR Late Crest 30583 OO Gauge
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Oxford Rail 76AR001 Adams Radial 4-4-2T Class 415 BR Late Crest No: 30583
5 Pole skew wound motor
DCC Ready - 8 Pin
Geared for slow prototypical operation
Detailed Cab Interior
Weighted Chassis for extra pulling power
All over spray with precision printing
Pickups on all the wheels
1:76 Scale - OO Gauge
From Oxford Diecast:
For some years the development team at 'Oxford' have been examining the possibilities of producing accurate and detailed models for the UK model railway market and have now decided that the time is right to launch the first model, under the Oxford Rail banner.
The first 00 scale Oxford locomotive will be the much admired Adams Radial 4-4-2T Class 415 of the London and South Western Railway. This new Oxford division will not just release random locomotives, however; a detailed plan of future releases is already in place.
CEO Lyndon Davies explains, "I, along with my development team, have for several years been closely monitoring the model railway field, especially in the UK. I now believe that the time is right for Oxford Rail to enter the market, but I am not interested in just introducing the occasional locomotive model. We have a rolling planned introduction program based on extensive market research, as well as talking to (and listening to) railway modellers. I am determined that Oxford Rail will be judged on the integrity and the quality of our models that we will be offering. Our first exciting model is the Adams Radial, Class 415 designed by William Adams in 1882 for the London and South Western Railway. It continued in service with the Southern Railway and British Railways. Although the intention was to withdraw these locos by 1929, three remained in service on the Lyme Regis branch line until 1962, and one survived on the Bluebell Railway.
More new model railway items will be announced in the near future, not all of them locomotives. The Adams radial will be launched in the first quarter of 2015".
The Oxford Rail website is now active, with updates on new introductions and their development. All enthusiasts and modellers will be invited to comment. Oxford Rail products will be available through all good hobby shops and specialist outlets.
Further announcements will be made soon, but for now Oxford Rail is now open for business; the business of providing excellent quality models.