GWR 56xx


GWR 56xx

Ex RR Class 52 in BR Black livery Works Image (RTR Details)
Release Date
October 2020

Due to the high volume of coal traffic in South Wales in the 1920's more engines were required. Following on from the success of the 0-6-2 wheel arrangement of the existing the GWR decine to build there own version, namely the 56xx. A total of 200 locomotives were built with only slight alterations over the years.

This kit has a number of additional parts to enable the modeller to construct various versions of the prototype.

This is a multimedia kit etched in Nickel Silver with 3D printed or cast brass or white metal parts, copper chimney and etched coupling rods. Parts are supplied for either sprung horn blocks or beam type compensation.

An etched 2 part Motion plate is supplied to assist those wishing to fit full working inside motion. Additionally a 3D printed "dummy" version is also supplied to help fill the "void". Dummy Motion

As per normal wheels, motor/gearbox, paint and transfers required to finish.

A selection of number plates are available. Number Plates

Kit Only & RTR Options
Plunger Pickups