K48 - MR/LMS/BR 0-10-0 'Big Bertha' Lickey Banker Incline
This powerful locomotive with its massive cylinders was designed by Sir Henry Fowler to assist trains up the formidable ‘Lickey’ incline, a job it performed almost without interruption from 1919 to 1956 when it was finally retired from service. Numbered MR No 2290,LMS No 22290 and ultimately BR No. 58100, this unique locomotive was affectionately known as “Big Bertha”.
The kit features cast one-piece boiler/firebox/smokebox with etched cab, tender body, coupling rods, valve gear and chassis. Needs Motor/gearbox and Wheelset to complete.
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