Heljan 266219

Beyer Garratt 47988 BR Light Weathered

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 4 (1948 to 1956) British Railways Early Crest

Manufacturer description

Designed to replace pairs of Midland 0-6-0s on heavy coal drags between the East Midlands and London, these huge articulated machines were also used on ironstone traffic and travelled as far afield as York and Peterborough until they were replaced by new BR Standard '9F' 2-10-0s in the late 1950s. This model produced courtesy of Hatton's Model Railways.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Heljan
Product Code:
266219
GTIN:
5708769262190
RRP:
£259.00

Model details

DCC status
DCC Ready 8-pin socket
Livery
BR black with early emblem
Gauge
OO
Finish
Pristine
Coupling
NEM
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Running number
47988

Prototype information

Region
LMS/BR London Midland Region
Used for
Heavy mineral trains
Locomotive class*
London, Midland & Scottish Railway Beyer-Garratt
Operator
British Railways
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
2-6-0
Built
1927-1930
Built by
Beyer, Peacock & Co. Gorton Works
Total produced
6

* Class names often change over the lifespan of a locomotive, so this is not necessarily the class name used by the operator in the period modelled.

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