||L.N.E.R. / B.R. A2 Peppercorn 4-6-2 and tender
An exciting new simplified format from DJH, cast one-piece Cab/Firebox/Boiler/Smokebox/assembly
and cast one-piece Tender Body. This kit will appeal to experienced and
novice kit builders alike for it’s greatly enhanced ease of assembly.
Gone are all the intricate etched components that required soldering skills
and hand dexterity yet its finished accuracy captures the look of the
prototype faithfully through a combination of advanced Toolmaking and
casting techniques that DJH has pioneered in developing its ‘factory
batch built models.
The LNER Peppercorn Class A2 4-6-2 locomotive were built to the design
of A.H. Peppercorn (The last Mechanical Engineer of the LNER). A total
of 15 were built in two batches between 1947 and 1948 at Doncaster Works).They
were designed to haul heavy fast goods trains. The last Peppercorn A2
was withdrawn in 1966 and is now preserved.
The model is based on all the engines built in the class and will include
the following details where
Single/Double Stovepipe/Double Lipped Chimney, Standard or Multi Valved
Stone speed indicators, AWS equipment and either the ‘A2’
or ‘A1’ style of front bogie.
Please note; this model will not cover the seven engines while they carried
the diagram 117 type boiler, these are as follows;
60526 (3/58 - 9/59), 60527 (5/57 - 12/58), 60528 (4/60 - 7/62), 60534
(6/59 - 2/61), 60535 (12/57 - 4/59), 60536 (4/61 - 12/62) and 60537 (5/58