GWR Class 78
Rebuilt from RR AP Class

RR 36 - GWR 79

Ex RR Class 52 in BR Black livery Ex RR Class 78 in GWR livery

All four of the AP Class were rebuilt with Standard No 10 superheated taper boiler boilers, GWR high dome cabs (56xx style) and extended bunker.

Nos 80 and 81 in 1928/29 and the remaining two Nos 78 and 79 as late as 1949. The leading wheel springs were also repositioned to underslung over the period 1949-52.

All four were withdrawn 1954/55, please refer to the data sheet in the support section for information as to when locomotives were rebuilt.

This is a multimedia kit with beam compensation etched in Nickel Silver with printed or cast brass parts and "Marine End" coupling rods. As per normal wheels, motor/gearbox, paint and transfers required to finish.

A selection of number plates and GWR Caerphilly style transfer are available. Shop

This kit is only available to order, please send a message to discuss pricing.