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Oxford Rail Dean Goods

Oxford goes for GWR

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Good evening,

Tonight we are looking at the latest news from Oxford Rail where they announced they will be releasing a Deans Goods in OO gauge.  The 0-6-0 GWR 2301 ‘Deans Goods’ Class of locomotives were designed by William Dean and built at the Great Western Swindon railway works between 1883 – 1899. In all 260 were constructed and although originally intended as freight locomotives several were later to be used for passenger service most notably in Wales. Several of the Class were used in France and other countries during both World Wars, many returning to the UK after hostilities had ceased. Oxford Rails will be releasing 3 versions with 2309 being in the GWR (Lined) livery, 2409 in the BR (Early) Black livery and 2475 in the GWR Unlined Green livery. The locos will feature smooth Running 5 Pole motor, pick ups on all drive wheels and rear wheels…

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