K33 - LNER/BR Peppercorn A2 class 4-6-2
After Sir Nigel Gresley’s untimely death the LNER had a succession of CMEs, each of whom tried to improve on his predecessor’s work. The A2 was A H Peppercorn’s bid to design a big Pacific for express passenger duties. Introduced in 1947, the last of the class was withdrawn from service in 1966 leaving just the celebrated. No. 60532 Blue Peter to survive in preservation.
The kit features a whitemetal one-piece boiler/firebox/smokebox, cast footplate and detail fittings, an etched fold up cab and tender, with etched chassis and valve gear. Needs Motor/gearbox and Wheelset to complete. Wheelset available from Markits (manufacturer) or Mainly Trains (stockist).
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