FLYING SCOTSMAN - a 2½" gauge Locomotive
by Derek Collin and Paul Wiese
The constructional series for the world famous GNR pacific was
published in The Model Engineer between 4th September 1981 and 19th
Frames 22_11/16" overall
Coupled Wheels 3½" diameter, 20 spokes
Two or Three Cylinders (Slide valve) 15/16" bore x 1_1/8" stroke
Slide valves operated by 2 or 3 sets of Walschaerts gear
Boiler barrel 3¼" o.d. with Combustion chamber
Alternative boiler design for propane gas firing.
sheet 1 : General arrangement of engine, plan view of main frames, details of frames, etc.
sheet 2 : Coupling and connecting rods, etc.
sheet 3 : Boiler assembly
sheet 4 : Bogie arrangement details
sheet 5 : Inside cylinder details
sheet 6 : Arrangement and details of gas-fired boiler
Complete Drawing set (LO962) available from Nexus Plans Service,
Nexus House, Boundary Way, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. HP2 7ST -
price £24.00 plus postage.
Coupled & Driving Wheels
All cylinders, steamchests and covers
Note : all castings are available from the Association.
Construction Articles Reprint
A complete set of the articles that appeared in The Model Engineer
is available to members from the Association, priced £7.00 including postage.
The Association has run out of stock of LNER transfers, but some are still available
from Maidstone Engineering.
This page was last changed on 06/05/2016