Rapido Trains have sent some images showing progress on our forthcoming TEA tankers in 4mm/00 gauge.
These models are even more detailed than their 2mm counterparts, and painting, printing and assembly has taken one of their two factories several months.
In some areas the larger 4mm models can have finer detail than is possible in N such as correctly bifurcated lifting brackets. These are painted and awaiting fitting to the EWS tanker bodies in the following image.
The factory seems to be almost full of blue trays containing tanker bodies ready for final assembly.
Once the factory has completed these models we understand they will immediately begin production of the KFA container flats in N. As a result we expect to be closing the order book for these soon.