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SThe Engine Shed - The Class 800 Test Train: "As complex as it gets..."


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The Engine Shed is back, this week the team gives you a closer look at the design of the upcoming and highly anticipated Class 800 Hitachi Test Train and the challenges involved in scaling it down. Have a read and as always, be sure to let us know what you think. 

That's just fabulous! Outstanding work and a pat on the back for the man behind all this.

Have a look at my latest "detailing projects" and "CAD" work here... https://www.hornby.com/uk-en/forum/post/view/topic_id/17645/?p=1


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 Looks like a lot of hard work. And we think steam locos are highly detailed!

Green trains are best!


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That design really does look fantasic!  I'm still trying to decide whether I want to take the plunge and order one or other version (assuming there are still some floating around).


Lets just hope the finished product looks as good as the art your designer has slaved over - unlike the recently arrived Thompson teaks which I gather have upset lots of people because they look nothing like the artwork from the catalogueSurprised

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