O Gauge Boxhill 12/09/2018
We are pleased to announce our exclusive O Gauge Terrier. 'Boxhill' in LBSCR improved engine green is now in stock!
Limited to only 150 pieces
The locomotive features include:
Sprung metal buffers
Die cast Running plate for extra quality and weight
Complete with firebox glow and flicker
Sprung metal coupling hook and screw coupling
Etched plates where applicable
Finely moulded body with many separately added fine details
Cast profiled wheels with fine relief and appropriate colouring
Tungsten chassis and all wheel pick up
Powerful 5 pole skew wound motor with refined slow running control
History: More formally known as the London, Brighton & South Coast (LB&SCR) A1 Class, this locomotive became affectionately known as the Terrier due to the distinct bark of the exhaust. The class was designed by William Stroudley and 50 were built between 1872 and 1880 at the Brighton Works in Sussex. The original workings of the locomotive on the main London Lines of the class were eventually displaced by newer and more powerful locomotives and by the LB&SCR electrification scheme. Some of the locomotives were sold to other operators but most were used for Branchline work and non revenue generating operations such as shunting. In this role the class continued in service until the 1960’s with the final active locomotive being decommissioned on the Hayling Island Line in Hampshire on November 1963. In all 10 Terriers survive into preservation.