GWR 57xx Pannier Tank

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A standard and highly numerous GWR loco design, for shunting and light mixed traffic duties.

Model Details

Scale: 4mm:1ft (1:76)

Finish: Light weathering

Source: Bachmann ready-to-run model in BR livery, converted to EM gauge using Alan Gibson wheels and coupling rods. Fitted with Alan Gibson vacuum and steam heating pipes and MJT screw-link couplings. Repainted in early 30s GWR livery, with HMRS Pressfix lettering, then weathered to a moderately dirty finish.

Guide Price:

£320 (made up from: chassis conversion £150, body mods £30, painting & lettering £80, weathering £60), plus cost of model and components, etc.