The West Country class of locomotives were introduced to the Southern railway in 1945 and was a totally new design of locomotive with many innovative features including chain drive to the valve gear and a new form of air-smoothed casing. Many of the locomotives were rebuilt in the 1960's with conventional valve gear and no streamlining.
A scale model with many features of the full size locomotive - clasp brakes and air-smoothed casing - but using conventional inside valve gear.
|Sheet 01 General arrangement & mainframes||Sheet 09 Brake gear details|
|Sheet 02 Mainframe stretchers||Sheet 10 Boiler arrangement|
|Sheet 03 Driving/coupled wheels & main axleboxes||Sheet 11 Superheater & smokebox|
|Sheet 04 Bogie assembly & water pump||Sheet 12 Regulator & reverser detail|
|Sheet 05 Outside cylinders||Sheet 13 Grate, ashpan & cab detail|
|Sheet 06 Inside cylinder||Sheet 14 Locomotive superstructure|
|Sheet 07 Valve gear details||Sheet 15 Tender superstructure & running gear|
|Sheet 08 Slidebars & trailing truck detail||Sheet 16 Tender superstructure & pipework|
Castings available include :-
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This page was last changed on 04/05/2016