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AL4 - Auto Flashing Tail Light kit - Flash rate 2 per sec

  • Price : £15.00
  • Model Number : AL4
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AL4 - Flashing Tail Light module with 2 Red Lantern shape LEDs and battery

This module adds a flashing red lantern as seen on the rear of most modern trains - self contained and easy to fit with no wires, switch or pickups needed. This AL4 version is similar to the established AL1 but has a slightly faster flash rate at 2 flashes per second which is authentic to the 'Dorman' type LED tail lamps in current use on the modern railway. As developed for the 'Oak Road' layout by Mike Buick raising awareness for Meningitis.

This easy fit flashing tail light module can be fitted into any wagon or coach. It does not require pick-ups from the track or an on-off switch as it run for hundreds of hours on a small battery and automatically switch on when the wagon or coach moves and switches off a few minutes after it stops!

2 LED lights are supplied in the set which never need replacing and look like a very realistic lantern on the back of a wagon or coach.

OO/HO modellers: Module easily fits straight into most OO/HO gauge

O & G Gauge modellers: Module easily fits straight into most larger scale models however if you would like a 3mm red led in place of the subminiature one provided as standard please add a note in the comments box when ordering. The AL module can also be used with the Dapol lantern style tail lamps which can be plugged into the module in place of the LEDs provided.

N Gauge modellers: The AL Module with standard battery will fit in some larger N gauge containers but the instructions now include a guide on how to trim battery holder down to fit small CR1225 battery to fit inside most N gauge rolling stock. Please add a note in the comments box when ordering if you require the smaller battery. This small battery is also now available as a pack of 3 from DCP Express as product code BAT2 (Click Here) at £4 for 3

• The AL modules are fitted in minutes by just drilling 2 small holes for the Lantern style LED (supplied) which then just plugs into the module. Just clip in the small regular button battery (also supplied) and replace the roof!

• Fit to brake vans, coaches, wagons etc in a few minutes

• Lantern style LED supplied in each kit and just plugs into module - NO SOLDERING! 

• Runs for ages on standard button battery (supplied)

• Module is 13mm x 11mm (+ battery size) 

• Choose from Hi or Low brightness

• Built in movement sensor detects motion and turns LED on Automatically!

• Automatically turns off 4 minutes after last movement

• Set includes module, 2 Lantern style LEDs and Battery

Other AL modules available:

AL1 Flashing lantern for current modern image tail light on brake van, wagon or coach (Click Here)

AL2 Flickering flame effect - for paraffin lantern or firebox - flickers more when train goes over bumpy rails! (Click Here)

AL3 Constant lighting - for easily lighting Coach, Buffet or WC! (Click Here)

AL21 Dual Function - Modern flashing tail light and constant light for lighting inside brake van, coach (Click Here)

AL22 Dual Function - Traditional flickering flame effect and constant light for lighting inside brake van, coach (Click Here)

AL23 Dual Function - Bright spark-arc effect and constant light for lighting inside brake van, coach (Click Here)

AL24 Dual Function - Amber door lights and constant light for lighting inside brake van, coach (Click Here)

Battery Info:

• Uses CR2032 battery - readily available from dcpexpress or Train-tech dealers as BAT1 (Click Here) at just £3 for a pack of 3 and will last most people years!

• Much smaller 12mm diameter CR1225 now available to enable module with battery to fit into most N gauge rolling stock - available as BAT2 (Click Here) pack for £4 for a pack of 3x CR1225 from dcpexpress or Train-Tech dealers. Please note - The smaller battery BAT2 is unsuitable for AL21/AL22/AL23/AL24.


Lithium type batteries cannot legally be mailed internationally by Royal Mail or their partners in other countries, so please do not order this item if you are outside the UK or Northern Ireland as we will have to remove the battery before shipping.

DCP Express offer all of its products without batteries at reduced prices for sale to our international customers. Our apologies for this inconvenience, but you should be able to buy these standard CR2032 and CR1225 batteries quite easily in your own country.

All prices shown INCLUDE UK VAT at 20% and a VAT receipt is automatically supplied. (VAT not charged to non UK customers and will be automatically removed at Checkout)
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