The Class 66 is an obvious evolution from our Class 59 model. EWS introduced the first 66 in April 1998 and the 66s have since come to dominate the UK railways over the last 25 years.
Our model of 66303 is offered in plain DRS livery with modified BMAC lights and often seen with our FNA-D nuclear flasks. (Some images of the engineering prototype may not show the correct details).
All our models have the following common features:
- Next generation heavy, diecast chassis with smooth running, low friction and low geared design (weight 100g+)
- Highly detailed injection moulded body with photo-etched and wire details and separate plastic parts
- Lift off, easy-access central body section (as per the prototype!) to allow access to the decoder socket and switches
- Prototype body detail variations eg bodyshells, bogies, underframes, headlights, handrails, cab windows, buffers, tie-down loops, lights, sandboxes and couplers
- Etched nameplates supplied (where appropriate)
- Buffer beam detailing: one end super-detailed with solid air dam, air pipes and cosmetic coupler all fitted. Alternative solid air dam supplied for coupler end, and open air dam for those wishing to couple at both ends
- Working accurate headlights including working marker lights. Lights switchable using easy to access microswitches or with DCC
- Next 28 (ESU E24) decoder socket (see our Class 59 video for more details) and factory fitted speaker for easy sound fitting
- Fine wheels to NMRA RP25 standards
- Body-mounted, kinematic close couplers with NEM coupler sockets