Review: Bachmann Branchline 31-528A

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Review: Bachmann Branchline 31-528A

Bachmann has a history of great contributions to the locomotive industry in the form of the railway models that it has designed. These models greatly represent the UK railway history. One such model is Bachmann Branchline 31-528A ‘Pearl Diver’  which is an excellent addition to the company’s catalog of railway models. The engine comes is an OO Gauge model that has a scale of 1.76.

It has a sleek and sturdy layout which keeps it balanced while running and never lets it get out of the track. The train is a passenger express.

Model features

  • OO Gauge (1:76 Scale)
  • Bachmann Branchline 31-528A
  • It has a 21-pin DCC decoder (DCC ready)
  • The train is lined with a pristine finish which makes it rust and scratch free
  • Length: 295 mm
  • The train belongs to the A2 category
  • It is specifically a passenger train
  • The wheel configuration is 4-6-2
  • The livery is BR Lined Green, Late Crest

Who is it suitable for?

It is strictly not a toy neither should it be used for this purpose with younger children. Children with 14 years or above age could use it but adult supervision is still recommended. It is used as a modeling device in the museums and railway industry. Some people collect such pieces as a hobby as well. It is a great item to be added to your collection owing to its great design and astounding features that you hardly get at such an economical price.

Since the Bachmann Branchline 31-528A is a passenger express, it is mostly used as a model in the industry. It comes at a great price which is quite adjustable as well due to its features.


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