‘WREKIN’ Freelance Live Steam 0-6-0T

This model is now discontinued.

Wrekin  is  a  freelance  side  tank locomotive  with  design  inspirations from Bagnall and Manning Wardle. The loco is internally gas fired with a centre flue boiler. The boiler is fitted with a water gauge glass which will allow for continuous running with the addition of a boiler filler system . The model is gauge adjustable from  32mm  (‘O’ gauge)  to  45mm  (‘1’ gauge) and has insulated wheels as standard. The axles run in bronze bearings and all the rods and valve gear are manufactured from stainless steel.

The engine is available in manual or radio control versions.   The cab roof slides back to give access to the gas, water and lubricator fillers. The cab has full rivet detail The boiler is fitted with a water blow down valve and the displacement lubricator has an under floor drain valve.

The model is built from stainless steel and brass, and with the correct maintenance, will give a lifetime of pleasure.


Scale: 16mm to 1 foot (1:19)
Length over couplings: 360mm (13 ins)
Gauge: 32mm or 45mm
Width: 116mm (4 ⅝ ins)
Min Radius: 0.75M (30 ins)
Height: 160mm (6 ¼ ins)
Weight: 3.8 kg (8¼ lbs)
Boiler: Centre Flue
Working Pressure: 60psi
Reversing Gear: Piston type, reverse by lever in the cab
Fuel: Butane Gas
Valve Gear: Simulated Stephenson’s link
Boiler Fittings: Safety valve, pressure gauge, water blow down valve, water level gauge glass.
Cab Controls: Steam regulator, gas regulator, reverse lever, lubricator under floor drain
valve, under floor water level check valve.

Colours available, subject to production batch:

MS0091 – LMS Maroon
MS0092 – GWR Green

Instructions for the locomotive can be downloaded as a PDF file Instructions for WREKIN or for the R/C version instructions for WREKIN RC TWIN CHANNEL

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