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GWR 43XX Live Steam 2-6-0

The GWR 43XX 2-6-0 ‘Moguls’ were a product of Churchward’s standardisation policy at Swindon and owe their origin to the ‘family’ of locomotives he developed at the beginning of the 20th century.  In 1906 Churchward fitted a more powerful Standard … More Info

LNER/BR B1 4-6-0 Live Steam, Alcohol Fired

The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) Class B1 4-6-0, designed by the LNER’s chief mechanical engineer, Edward Thompson, was a mixed traffic 4-6-0 used for general passenger and freight duties.  Intended as a ‘maid of all work’ akin to … More Info

L&SWR 415 Class, Live Steam Adams Radial Tank 4-4-2T

William Adams’ 415 (later 0415) Class was based on his earlier LSWR 46 Class, with London suburban services in mind. The design was based on a 4-4-0 design with a trailing radial axle added to support an enlarged coal bunker.  … More Info

BR 5MT 4-6-0 Live Steam, Alcohol Fired

Robert Riddles was tasked to produce new standard locomotive designs for the fledgling British Railways, totalling 12 new classes. The BR 5MT was based on the very successful LMS ‘Class 5’ mixed traffic design, the ‘Black Five’ introduced in 1934. However the … More Info

‘VICTORY’ Live Steam Kerr Stuart 0-6-0T

Although the class only amounted to ten members, the Kerr Stuart ‘Victory’ class ended up scattered about Britain following their disposal by the R.O.D. at the end of World War 1.  Built in 1917 for the Inland Waterways & Docks … More Info

BR 9F 2-10-0 Live Steam, Alcohol Fired

This model is now discontinued. The British Railways BR Standard Class 9F 2-10-0 was designed for British Railways by Robert Riddles for use on fast, heavy freight trains over long distances. The total number built was 251. The last of … More Info

‘TORNADO’ LNER Live Steam 4-6-2

This model is now discontinued. The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust, a registered charity, built Peppercorn class A1 Pacific No. 60163 Tornado, named after the RAF aircraft, at its Darlington Locomotive Works. Fitted with additional water capacity and the latest railway … More Info

GWR 61XX Live Steam 2-6-2T

This model is now discontinued. The Great Western Railway’s 61XX 2-6-2T design can trace its origins to Churchward’s ground-breaking family of designs produced at the start of the 20th century which included the large ‘prairie’ tank engine number 99.  Ideally … More Info