Dapol YCY Turbot Open Wagon
Dapol YCV Turbot Wagon
Another recently released BR engineers wagon to & hit the UK OO scale market is the YCV Turbot bogie ballast wagon. The model features a wealth of detailed parts, fine printed lettering excellent livery application. The model features fine scale profile wheels, NEM coupling boxes with removabe small style tension lock couplings. The bogies are well executed & finely detailed. Also included in the box with the wagon is bufferbeam pipework for fitting by the modeller.
The Turbots were developed from the earlier Bogie Bolster E wagons which dated back to the 1960’s. These where built originally to carry steel but proved to be too short. By adding side doors & end panels these wagons became much more usefull for carrying the likes of ballast and the like. Shildon & also RFS engineering in Doncaster built over 1000 between 1982 & 1988. The Turbot’s lasted in use to early – mid 2000’s with some converted for use on the London Underground network.
Kernow models also commisioned a run of the Turbot wagons.
- Super detail chassis
- Fine detailed parts
- Fine-scale wheels
- NEM small type tension lock couplings
- BR engineers & EWS liveries
- Fine printed details
- Era 1980’s onwards
- Some factory weathered versions also available
- Also available in multipacks
SB006Y DUTCH YCV Pristine Turbot Pack of 2
SB006Z DUTCH YCV Weathered Turbot Pack of 4
SB006 EWS YCV Turbot Pack of 4
SB006I YCV Turbot DB978021
SB006J YCV Turbot DB978051
SB006K YCV Turbot DB978066
SB006L YCV Turbot DB978002
SB006M YCV Turbot DB978002
SB006N YCV Turbot DB978002
SB006E YCV Turbot DB978105
SB006F YCV Turbot DB978354
SB006G YCV Turbot DB978356
SB006H YCV Turbot DB978488
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Summary Superb super detail wagon with fine details as well as excellent running. Weathered versions & multi-packs are available from Kernow Models. Highly recommend.