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Kernow SPA/ZAA Pike Plate Open Wagon

Kernow SPA/ZAA Pike Plate Open WagonScore 91%Score 91%

Kernow Models SPA/ZAA Wagon

The SPA/ZAA open plate wagon produced by the now defunct DJ Models company for Kernow Models. The SPA’s were built at Shildon works in 1979-1980 with a second batch being built between 1980 to 1981. These carried the tops code SPA. typical loads for these wagons being steel coil, steel rod, pig iron. Later on around 1983 there was a surplus of SPA wagons, so around 330 of them found themselves transferred to the engineers department. Here they gained a change of tops code to ZAA & with the tradition of naming departmental wagons as fish types, had the name PIKE being allocated to them.

In partnership with DJ Models, four versions in EWS livery, four versions Dutch Civil Eng livery & four versions of BR Railfreight have been produced in both SPA & ZAA types. The wagons feature a removable steel cradle. These wagons have very fine details, small NEM tension lock couplings & NEM coupling pocket.  The model also features fine scale profile wheels & fine printed details. Both pristine & weathered versions have been released.

Key Features:

  • Fine-scale wheels
  • Fine detailed parts
  • Fine printed decoration
  • Small NEM tension lock couplings
  • NEM coupling box
  • Era mid 1990’s onwards
  • Weathered versions available
  • Multi packs also available

SB004A upwards

SB004A DJ Models ZAA PIKE Open Wagon number DC460019 in Dutch Civil Engineers

 SB004B DJ Models ZAA PIKE Open Wagon number DC460036 Dutch Civil Engineers

SB004C DJ Models ZAA PIKE Open Wagon number DC460046 Dutch Civil Engineers

SB004D DJ Models ZAA PIKE Open Wagon number DC460419 in Dutch Civil Engineers

SB005A DJ Models SPA Open Wagon number 460089 in BR Railfreight livery with weathered finish

SB005B DJ Models SPA Open Wagon number 460123 in BR Railfreight livery with weathered finish

SB005C DJ Models SPA Open Wagon number 460275 in BR Railfreight livery with weathered finish

SB005D DJ Models SPA Open Wagon number 460890 in BR Railfreight livery with weathered finish 

SB005E DJ Models SPA Open Wagon number 460023 in EWS livery 

SB005F DJ Models SPA Open Wagon number 460050 in EWS livery

SB005G DJ Models SPA Open Wagon number 460242 in EWS livery

SB005H DJ Models SPA Open Wagon number 460880 in EWS livery

 

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Review

91%

Summary Another excellent modern image model from the Cornish model shop Kernow Models range of limited edition own commissioned models.

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