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Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 10:40 PM UTC
Hataka Hobby have announced their first batch of railway colours in their fast expanding range of acrylic paints. The first set covers Polish State Railways liveries at the turn of the millennium.
Couple of days ago we have promised to our funs more surprises for January. So here comes the next one!

Polish State Railways (PKP) companies in early 2000s introduced a standard "light green / dark green" painting scheme (based on specified RAL equivalents) onto its locomotives, including ST43 "Rumun", ET22 "Byk", EU06 "Anglik", EU07 / EP07 "Siσdemka" and ET41 "Bolek & Lolek". Despite application of various colourful painting schemes in the next decade, still plenty of locs in this "classical" livery are observed on Polish tracks (and remain in this colours after overhauls). It must be noted that despite withdrawing in 2002 the obligation to paint front of locomotives in yellow, some of them wore this feature well into late 2000s.

HTK-AS40 includes colours for painting of Polish locomotives in 2000s. The set contains:

HTK-A701 – Blue Grey (RAL 7031) – Standard colour of roofs of Polish Railways locomotives (diesel and electric) of "epoch Vb"

HTK-A702 - Yellow Green (RAL 6018) – Standard colour of upper (window level) and lower part of body of Polish Railways locomotives of "epoch Vb"

HTK-A703 – Mint Green (RAL 6029) – Standard colour of middle part of body of Polish Railways locomotives (diesel and electric) of "epoch Vb"

HTK-A707 – Colza Yellow (RAL 1021) – Used on front section of Polish Railways locomotives from 1988 till 2000s (as a high-visibility safety feature)

HTK-A100 – Jet Black (RAL 9005) – Standard colour of undercarriage of Polish Railways locomotives (diesel and electric) of "epoch Vb"

HTK-A705 – Bright Red Orange (RAL 2008) – Standard colour of headstocks of Polish Railways locomotives (diesel and electric) of "epoch Vb"

Enjoy and stay tuned for more!

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Interesting subject. This makes me realize just how little I know about just how many model railroad subjects are available.
JAN 29, 2016 - 10:15 PM

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