The Taff Vale 04 Class was built in four batches by three different manufacturers - a total of 41 engines. The first 7 by Manning Wardle in 1907, then 14 by Beyer-Peacock, followed a further 10 in 1910 and 10 from Vulcan Foundry the same year. The first 7 engines were 6" shorter than subsequent batches are not covered by this kit.
(Engine type details)
Upon absorption by the GWR after grouping most engines had some slight alterations, most notable the bunker, later they got a GWR rebuild make-over.
This kit allows you to make all the variants before the "rebuilds". The re-built versions will be covered by a separate kit.
This is a multimedia kit with beam compensation etched in Nickel Silver with printed or cast brass parts. As per normal wheels, motor/gearbox, paint and transfers required to finish.