D.J.H. B.R. Britannia 4-6-2 with BR1d tender.
70000 BRITANNIA, the flagship of the BR standards appeared in January 1951, the first of 55 engines, all built at Crewe between January 1951 and September 1954.The first brand new design since nationalisation. The kit covers the last 10 locomotives, Nos. 70045-70054, which were fitted with the BR1D type tenders. Regions for operating purposes in brackets:
Nos. 70045 - 70049, BR1D type tender built Crewe 1954 (London Midland)
Nos. 70050 - 70054, BR1D type tender built Crewe 1954 (Scottish)
The kit features the much praised 'DJH' one-piece boiler/firebox in the finest quality tin alloy, footplate casting and etched 'fold-up' cab and pre-bent etched 'fold-up' tender. Brass and nickel lost wax cast parts for fine detail. 3 types of smoke deflector included. Kit includes sprung buffers, all wires, handrail knobs and fully illustrated assembly diagrams and step by step written instructions.
Requires: driving and bogie/tender wheels, motor and gearbox, paint, transfers and numberplates to complete.
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