Although the design is attributed to Collett, much of the actual locomotive was derived from the earlier 19th century George Armstrong designed 517 Class. Entering service in 1932, in all 75 were built and ran well into the 1960s with 4 surviving into preservation. An autocoach was often combined with these locos on many branch line operations.
The driving cab on the autocoach meant that the locomotive could be controlled from there and negated the requirement to run the locomotive round at the end of the journey. This format was known as a push-pull train.
Fully Balanced and compensated die-cast chassis. High level of separately applied detail. Removable cab roof reveals exquisite cab detailing and allows for effortless crew installations. Sprung metal buffers and articulated screw coupling. Prototype specific detailing including early and late tool box and lamp iron positions and step styles.
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