Dapol unveils O gauge 'Conflat' decorated samples

16 July 2020
In a video released to its new Dapol TV YouTube channel, the manufacturer shares features and design elements of its new 7mm:1ft scale wagons.

Dapol's new Youtube channel has featured a video describing the features and functionalities of the manufacturer's new O gauge 'Conflat' container wagons. Presented by Dapol's Neil Morrlle, the specification of the wagons is described, explaining the features and accessories to be supplied with each model:

Containers and the special wooden decked conflat wagons used to convey them were produced by the GWR, LNER, SR and LMS. They allowed door-to-door deliveries via road, rail and road, again, without the requirement for goods to be handled at each leg. In the main they were used for furniture removal, although some were built with insulation for refrigerated use. Post-nationalisation, BR built more than 10,000 containers, which continued into service until the arrival of the modern standard ISO containers in the 1960s.

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  • Diecast Chassis
  • Compensation beam for smooth running
  • Injection moulded body and detail parts
  • Sprung metal buffers and couplings
  • Diecast three hole wheels with blackened steel tyres
  • Wheels suitable for fine standard track
  • Vacuum-fitted Morton brake gear, both vacuum & un-fitted
  • 10 variants

For more details, see its online catalogue, or enquire at your local Dapol stockist.


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