BR Standard Class 5 4-6-0
Introduced in April 1951, the Standard BR Class 5 followed in design principle the highly successful LMS Black Five. A total of 172 engines were built by Derby and later Doncaster works. A highly versatile, mixed-traffic engine, they were allocated to all parts of the country. Liveries were mainly the handsome BR mixed-traffic black with red, cream and grey lining but some did emerge from Swindon works lined in BR Passenger Green including 73029, 73031, 73035 and 73054. Five preserved examples exist today although the last of the class was officially withdrawn from service in 1968.
The body is largely in whitemetal with fold-up etched cab and a mass of steam fittings executed for the most part in lost-wax brass. The footplate is a one-piece whitemetal casting with an etched brass overlay. Fully detailed cab interior. This kit covers numbers 73000-73064.
DJH Model Loco Kit
All DJH Model Loco kits are designed with an extreme attention to detail and built to the scale of the original model. Our Research and Development team examine archived drawings to gain access to the most intricate details of the original model and replicate this in the model designs – even down to the number of rivets used!
Handcrafted by our incredibly skilled team of modelers, toolmakers and craftsmen, all products are made at our modern factory based in Consett, County Durham. Using high quality materials such as pewter and brass, DJH Model Loco kits are extremely durable and built to last.
Suitable for experienced modelers, our K325 kits are supplied with fitting instructions which details the tools required and step-by-step instructions to guide you through the build.