We are fortunate enough to offer a super Wrenn Railways Class N2 Tank Locomotive running number 2274 in L.M.S Maroon Livery. Produced for ten years between 1978-87 this locomotive was Issued in late period three. During its production it has been reported that less than 1000 were made.
The tool for this locomotive was lost in 1990 as a result few N2 tanks were produced after 1989.No doubt many less survive today especially in such fine condition. This loco shared a chassis block with the 0-6-0T but with a rear bogie added. This example of the Wrenn model number W2214 is a must for all collectors especially in such condition.The locomotive is complete in every respect sowing the lightest of signs of wear.
Also included is the original box and packaging, the instruction manual and usual holding rings and tissue!
The Great Northern Railway (GNR) Class N2 is an 0-6-2T side tank steam locomotive designed by Nigel Gresley and introduced in 1920. Further batches were built by the London and North Eastern Railway from 1925. They had super heaters and piston valves driven by Stephenson valve gear. Some locomotives were fitted with condensing apparatus for working on the Metropolitan Railway Widened Lines between King’s Cross and Moorgate.