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QUOTE Thats apart from the fact that we don't have a decent British outline overhead system and also the Pendolino has been targeting the DCC market for which most people suggest that overhead is a non starter.

I have heard a rumour that Hornby may make the Electrotren catenery system available in the UK. If so this would be a good deal better than what we currently have - which is nothing

DCC means dummy overhead, but it seems to be the case that DCC Fitted versions are normally the first out . (Bachmann have done the same with the 37) . It does seem that the manufacturers make one of the less popular versions the first release - presumably to help get it away when demand is strongest

It will be interesting to see whether the DCC Fitted version of the Pendolino falls by the wayside in the years to come - at least outside the trainsets
 
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