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Era 3 (1923 to 1947) The Big Four (LNER, LMS, GWR and SR)
The locomotive exchanges of 1948, initiated by the fledgling British Railways, had far reaching consequences for the future locomotive stock of the industry, not least in the construction of new classes of steam traction. The first of the new classes to be ordered by the Railway Executive was for a new 4-6-2 Pacific design, incorporating the best in steam technology and with reduced maintenance requirements.
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
* 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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