8943 Heljan Class 128 Diesel Parcel Unit number 55993 in Red Star Parcels livery.
This model features all-wheel drive, directional lights, sprung buffers and a wealth of fine detail. Close attention has been paid to the plethora of authentic small decoration on the body and cabside. Period of operation is mid to late 1980s.
Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the launch of BR’s ‘Red Star’ express parcels service, our first exclusive Heljan model depicts Class 128 diesel parcels unit 55993 in the organisation’s attractive and popular two-tone blue and red livery. Painted by Tyseley depot in 1986, 55993 features a number of unofficial embellishments including Great Western Railway coats of arms, GWR-style lettering, Red Star logos and large cab end numbers. The model also features revised cab ends without gangways and with marker lights on the plated-over headcode panels. Just 300 models will be produced.
Limited edition of 300, these models produced exclusively for Model Rail by Heljan.
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