Accurascale ACC2023STS STS PCA Bulk Powder Cement Pack of 3 Wagons OO
Detailed models of the French-built PCA bulk powdered cement hoppers which entered service from 1982. These have been leased by a number of cement manufacturers including Associated Portland Cement (Blue Circle), Rugby Cement and Castle Cement, now Hanson Cement, their current operator.
Pack of 3 wagons with the bgrey livery of leasing company STS. 4 different packs are available with code suffixes A, B, C and D.
Built by CFMF of France for wagon leasing company STS (later VTG), the 50 PCA bulk cement wagons of the PC017B design diagram began entering service in 1982. A further batch of 15 wagons was manufactured in 1985 by another French firm, Fauvet-Girel, and assigned the PC017C design code. Companies such as Blue Circle and Rugby Cement have leased these vehicles during their time in traffic. Currently, the entire fleet is leased to Hanson Cement (previously Castle Cement).
Pack of Three Wagons each with individual numbers and detailing
Individual lettering, logos and codes from real wagons for total authenticity
NEM Standard Flexible Coupler Pockets
NEM Narrow Tension Lock Couplers Provided
RP25.110 darkened profile wheelsets with 14.4mm back to backs, and 26mm over pinpoints
Metal disc wagon wheels on metal axles - 12.6mm
Designed for easy conversion to P4 and EM
Etched Steel factory fitted detailing, ladders and walkways
Extra fine factory fitted detail plastic parts
Extra fine factory fitted Pipework
Metal, fully sprung scale buffers
Added weight for NEM Standard 25g per Axle