ABC motor & Gearbox
Painted (Gwr or BR)
DCC = ESU LokPilot chip
Sound = ESU LokSound chip, speaker and sound file
88D12 - In Stock -
88D12G - September 2019
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 either of the following kits.
Upon absorption by the GWR after grouping most engines had some slight alterations, most notabley the bunker, later they got a GWR rebuild make-over.
This kit allows you to make all the variants before the "rebuilds".
Plain Smokebox front or with "wings"
TV or GWR style bunkers
Round cab windows - front & back
2 types of cab rear doors
Ramsbottom safety valves
TV Roof profile
Backhead to suit
As time past the GWR rebuilt most of this class with a standard No 3 taper boiler. Other alterations included further mods to the bunker, a GWR style cab, with long & short sides, round & square topped tanks.
This kit allows you to make all the variants after the "rebuilds".
Standard No 3 Boiler with belpaire firebox
Long & short cab sides
GWR high dome cab
2 styles of cab front windows
3 styles of cab rear doors & windows
All usual GWR fittings
Backhead to suit
This is a multimedia kit with beam compensation etched in Nickel Silver with 3D printed or cast brass parts. As per normal wheels, motor/gearbox, paint and transfers required to finish.
We can supply wheels and plunger pickups for this kit at a discount.