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Era 3 (1923 to 1947) The Big Four (LNER, LMS, GWR and SR)
The restrictions on locomotive weight and length were keenly felt by the Great Eastern Railway and whilst James Holden's S46, D56 and H88 Claud Hamilton 4-4-0 designs were not unduly restricted, when he came to consider a 4-6-0 design for high performance express work, the inside cylinder was his only real option. To gain power, Holden was quick to embrace the idea of superheating and so in 1911, the first order was placed for his S69 class locomotive.
NEM + Tension Lock
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Apple/Doncaster Green, Lined (Silver)
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Holden B12 Class
* 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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