Sound-fitted English Electric 0-6-0 shunter

Martin Wykes - English Electric 0-6-0 shunter

By Martin Wykes

Base model

Roco English Electric shunter.

Body shell

Roco: undecorated spare.


Roco first DCC-ready type. Large portion of metal chassis at base of cab removed to accommodate speaker.

Motor, drive train, wheels, detailing

Roco original.


Removed from side windows to allow egress of sound.


Airbrushed: Phoenix Precision Paints BR Blue and Warning Yellow.


Home-produced waterslide transfers, printed on ALPS printer.


Kadee #18 in NEM pockets.


DCC. Fitted with LokSound decoder (in top of cab) featuring Class 08 sound by South West Digital. Original printed circuit board shortened (DCC socket removed), and LokSound decoder hard-wired into remaining circuit. Original lighting removed.

British 1:87 Scale Modelling