The British Rail Class 40 is a type of British railway diesel locomotive. A total of 200 were built by English Electric between 1958 and 1962. They were numbered D200-D399. They were for a time the pride of the British Rail early diesel fleet. Despite their initial success, by the time the last examples were entering service they were already …
Britannia was built at Crewe, completed on 2 January 1951. She was the first British Railways standard locomotive to be built and the first of 55 locomotives of the Britannia class. The locomotive was named at a ceremony at Marylebone Station by the then Minister for Transport Alfred Barnes on 30 January 1951. The BR Locomotive Naming Committee were determined …
This is a Green LNER Thompson Class B1 Introduced in 1942, the first example, No. 8301, was named Springbok in honour of a visit by Jan Smuts. The first 40 of the class were named after breeds of antelopes and the like, and they became known as bongos after 8306 Bongo. 274 were built by the LNER
The British Rail Class 31 diesel locomotives, also known as the Brush Type 2 and originally as Class 30, were built by Brush Traction from 1957-62. They were numbered in two series, D5500-D5699 and D5800-D5862.
This is a Polly Model Engineering Polly V
The LBSC’s “Hielan Lassie” design was based on Gresley’s three cylinder Pacific.
The Conway engine was designed by Martin Evans, This neat 0-4-0 design is inspired by the Hunslet quarry locomotives. It is in 3.5” gauge, but being narrow gauge is on a par with some 5” gauge locos.
A 5 inch gauge “Metre Maid”, 0-6-2 sister to the ever popular “Sweet Pea” and sharing the same boiler, cylinders and valve gear.