Hornby R3542

BR, Q6 Class, 0-8-0, 63427 - Era 4

Manufacturer catalogue image

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


Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3542
Category:
Steam locomotives
RRP:
£160.99
At the end of the first decade of the 20th century, the upsurge in the growth of mineral traffic in the North-East exceeded the amount of steam haulage available to transport it. The existing North Eastern Q5 locomotives, designed by Wilson Worsdell, were extremely capable engines but the new Chief Mechanical Officer, Vincent Raven, felt a more powerful, superheated design would be justified in the circumstances.

RailwayModels.uk is a Good Stuff website.