Dapol Railways LSWR B4 0-4-0t Class Guernsey Dark Green 4S-018-007

Original price was: £129.95.Current price is: £99.95.

LOCOMOTIVE NEW (part of a retailers personal collection of unused stock originally supplied direct from manufacturers)

BOX / PACKAGING AS NEW (lightest storage related rubbing/handling marks to be expected otherwise complete in every respect)

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SKU: Dapol 4S-018-007 Categories: , ,

Offering a new LSWR 0-4-0t B4 Class Tank Locomotive developed by “Dapol Railways” as part of their latest “Authentic 1:76 scale (00 Gauge) models . This Guernsey Dark Green Lined engine, comes complete with all paperwork accessories and packaging!

The London and South Western Railway B4 class was a class of 0-4-0 tank engines originally designed for station piloting and dock shunting. They were later used extensively in Southampton Docks for nearly half a century.

These dock shunting engines were designed by Adams in 1891 and twenty were built at Nine Elms up to 1893. They were initially needed because of the growth of traffic in many small yards of the LSWR, particularly around the Plymouth area. Prior to the use of the B4 tanks, some of these yards had even been using horses for their shunting needs. This first batch of twenty was spread fairly evenly around the system, and although they had a cramped and dirty footplate, with limited coal supplies, the little locomotives were powerful and became popular with their crews.


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