WORKING ORDER: Yes COSMETIC CONDITION: New. For the first time, N scale modellers running DCC can quickly and easily add a diesel shunter to their fleet with the new Graham Farish Class 04. With a 6 Pin DCC Decoder socket, fitting a decoder is a breeze but be sure to opt for the Bachmann 6 Pin Micro Decoder (36-571) to ensure that your decoder will fit into the limited space available.Sat atop the new DCC-ready chassis is a highly detailed body shell incorporating many separate components including lamp brackets, whistle and metal handrails. Completed by the exquisite livery application using authentic colours, logos and fonts, this is an attractive addition to any N scale collection. MODEL FEATURES: Graham Farish N Scale Era 5 Pristine BR Green (Late Crest) livery Running No. D2225 NEM Coupling Pockets Powerful Coreless Motor Equipped with a 6 Pin (Micro) DCC Decoder Socket - recommended Decoder 36-571 Length 54mm CLASS 04 HISTORY Supplied by the Drewry Car Company, the first Class 04 diesel-mechanical shunters were built in 1952 and construction continued until 1962, with a total of 142 outshopped over the ten year period. The construction was subcontracted by Drewry to two companies, Vulcan Foundry building the first whilst later examples were made by Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns. Two locomotives of the same design were built for the Central Electricity Generating Board. Featuring a Gardner engine and using a jackshaft drive arrangement, these shunters had a top speed of 27mph and tipped the scales at just over 30 Tons. With the changing face of the railways and reduced requirements for shunting locomotives, the Class 03 was selected as BR's standard light shunting locomotive and so the withdrawal of the 04s began in 1967. The last example was withdrawn from BR service in 1972 but several were granted a second life in private and industrial use. Today, 21 examples survive in preservation, including one of the two locos built for the Central Electricity Generating Board. Pristine BR Green (Late Crest) livery. Equipped with a 6 Pin (Micro) DCC Decoder Socket - recommended Decoder. Supplied by the Drewry Car Company, the first Class 04 diesel-mechanical shunters were built in 1952 and construction continued until 1962, with a total of 142 outshopped over the ten year period. We make every effort to describe items accurately, however, nobody is perfect and on the odd occasion we may miss something. If you see anything which is incorrect in this listing, or wish to double check something, please feel free to ask a question. We include pictures of detailing packs, instructions and boxes etc if they are present and included in the price, if they are not in the photo's, you can safely assume they are not there. If in doubt, please ask and we will confirm.
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