O Gauge Heljan class 37 British Steel Hunterston

O Gauge Heljan class 37 British Steel Hunterston

SKU: 37156DG1990

Heljan class 37156 British Steel Hunterston.

Departmental Grey Livery.


This loco has been reworked from a Heljan class 37/0 with centre headcode boxes and resprayed. The loco has body and wiring modifications and all new transfers applied, these are supplied from Fox Transfers, and Railtec. Modifications include the removal of the buffer beam skirts, Fitting of the control PCB from the class 37/4, oval buffers, etched plated headcodes, working scottish car style headlights. The loco has been weathered as it was in the period 1989 until 1991 after repainted in the departmental grey livery. It comes with protoneo etched nameplates. The weathering involves stripping the loco, performing the modifications to the livery, then the first stages of weathering go on. This is then coated with a light matt varnish, another blending coat of weathering using powders, dry brush and wash techniques are applied. This is then has air brush weathering applied with a final coat of protective varnish sprayed on. The loco is the reassembled, reglazed and finished with patches of oil textures to the parts which would have oil on them (Coil springs, around axle boxes and fuel tank filler leaks).

This Locomotive comes boxed. 


UK postage is Free, via DPD two day delivery service.

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  • Technical Specifications

    Twin Motors, A1A-A1A drive. DC running.

    LED directional lighting, Headcode boxes, high intensity headlights and tail-lights.

    Working Fan, which has been heavily weathered.

    All transfers changed, numbers, data panels, electrication flash

  • Etched nameplates

    37156 British Steel Hunterston

  • Weathering

    Traffic weathering and unkempt.

  • Period

    Circa 1989 to 1991

  • Extra parts in the box

    Repainted and weathered miniature snowploughs.

    Cab to shore/ RETB aeriels.