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KUA Nuclear Flask Carrier Twin Pack

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A twin-pack of both KUA Nuclear flask wagons in OO.
2021 Hornby Magazine 'Best wagon of the Year' in OO
These impressive wagons were built by Bombardier/Prorail of Wakefield in 1998 and designed to carry spent nuclear fuel from Royal Navy nuclear submarines from their bases at Devonport and Rosyth to Sellafield for disposal and typically ran with double headed Class 37/6 locomotives (also available from Accurascale here)
  • Highly detailed, accurate scale model
  • Factory-fitted detail parts (brake pipes, lamp irons, etc.)
  • Factory-fitted etched metal details where required
  • Factory-fitted pipework
  • Sprung metal buffers
  • Fully detailed under-frame
  • Blackened metal 12mm disc wheels on metal axles, RP25.110 profile sets with 14.4mm back to backs and 26mm over pinpoints
  • NEM coupler pockets fitted on 'kinematic' mounts with narrow tension lock couplers provided
  • Multiple die-cast chassis parts for ideal weight over axles
  • Length of Wagon, buffer to buffer of 325mm (650mm for the pair of wagons)

Customer Reviews

Based on 40 reviews
Eric Craig

Well deserved model of the year,they are a work of art,could not be more impressed.

Jeffrey Carter

This will be a Xmas gift unable to comment as of yet but they look great.

Colin Healy
KUA Nuclear Flask Carriers

I received these within 24 hours of purchase, which was incredibly impressive.
The packaging of the product is fantastic, magnetic closing lid. So, when you open and remove the documentation, you get to view the wagons in all their glory.
Placing these on the track, and setting them up and running them is amazing. The intricacies of the model and how it sits on the track, how it looks, are stunning.
Not my first Accurascale wagon, and will not be my last. These are stunning.

KUA Nuclear Flask Carrier

Lovely product, Great packaging, absolutely no complaints from me

Rodney Draper
Amazing Detail

Finally purchased the KUA wagons after thinking about it for some time but pleased I did (before they sell out). They run perfectly on my less than perfect layout so great addition to my fleet.

Peter Sloan
Excellent Model

Looks good, feels good, yes it's a great model.

Just brilliant

Excellent model, the detail is fantastic, despite the seemingly complex bogey set up they run brilliantly even over my dodgy track work, no derailments. They are a really good weight as well. It's everything you would want in a model, excellent value, excellent detail, build quality and faultless running.

Andy Brady
Nuclear Wonders

Really impressive wagons. The detail is to the usual accurascale quality. Most of my points are set-track and I've had no derailment. The weight of the wagons is really good. Yes very impressed, would highly recommend.

Peter Gower

When i saw Accurascale had announced the KUAs at Warley in 2019 i immediately placed a pre order

Since taking delivery of these superb goliaths they've never stopped running on my layout, they look immense behind my modern freight locos

The detail on these wagons is just amazing, all separately fitted with no moulded details or QC issues, they run incredibly smooth as well

Highly impressed and recommended these without a shadow of any doubt

Michael Hodgson
Brilliant model, finely applied livery

Fantastic model, a most unlikely prototype for an RTR manufacturer to produce because of its scarcity.
Excellent attention to detail, beautifully finished.
Outside my usual era, but I just couldn't resist this pair.