LNER/BR ‘Peppercorn’ A2 4-6-2
The LNER Peppercorn Class A2 4-6-2 locomotive were built to the design of A.H. Peppercorn (The last Mechanical Engineer of the LNER). A total of 15 were built in two batches between 1947 and 1948 at Doncaster Works).They were designed to haul heavy fast goods trains. The last Peppercorn A2 was withdrawn in 1966 and is now preserved. The model is based on all the engines built in the class and will include the following details where appropriate. Single/Double Stovepipe/Double Lipped Chimney, Standard or Multi Valved Regulators, BTH/Smith Stone speed indicators, AWS equipment and either the ‘A2’ or ‘A1’ style of front bogie. Please note; our model will not cover the seven engines while they carried the diagram 117 type boiler, these are as follows; 60526 (3/58 – 9/59), 60527 (5/57 – 12/58), 60528 (4/60 – 7/62), 60534 (6/59 – 2/61), 60535 (12/57 – 4/59), 60536 (4/61 – 12/62) and 60537 (5/58 – 10/61).
Our BR Peppercorn A2 is based on all the engines built in the class and will include the following details where appropriate. Single/Double Lipped Chimney, Standard or Multi Valved Regulators, BTH/Smith
Stone speed indicators, AWS equipment and either the ‘A2’ or ‘A1’ style of front bogie. Please note: our model will not cover the seven engines while they carried the diagram 117 type boiler, which as follows:
60526 (3/58 – 9/59) 60527 (5-57 – 12-58) 60528 (4/60 – 7/62) 60534 (6/59 – 2/61) 60535 (12/57 – 4/59) 60536 (4/61 – 12/62) 60537 (5/58 – 10/61)
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DJH Model Loco Ready to Run
All DJH Model Loco ready to runs are handbuilt to the customers specification – allowing for personalisation of shed number, name and locomotive number. For each model, we offer a range of liveries to match various periods and classes. As an optional extra, you can also add sound and smoke effects to your ready to run for an additional cost.
All DJH models have been designed with an extremely high attention to detail and built to the scale of the original model. During the design process, our Research and Development team examine archived drawings to replicate the most intricate details of the original model – even down to the number of rivets used!
Handcrafted by our incredibly skilled team of model builders, toolmakers and craftsmen, all ready to runs are handbuilt to order at our modern factory based in Consett, County Durham. Using high quality materials such as pewter and brass, DJH Model Loco models are extremely durable and built to last.
All DJH ready to runs are complete with Slaters motor/gearbox and wheelset. Other features include – fully painted locomotive backhead, real coal used in the tender, working screwlink couplings and fully glazed windows.
The standard minimum radius is 6ft /1800mm. If you require a lower radius, please specify when enquiring about your ready to run.