Quarry Hunslet 0-4-0 'Britomart' in Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry Blue livery

Quarry Hunslet 0-4-0 'Britomart' in Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry Blue livery
Quarry Hunslet 0-4-0 'Britomart' in Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry Blue livery
Quarry Hunslet 0-4-0 'Britomart' in Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry Blue livery
Quarry Hunslet 0-4-0 'Britomart' in Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry Blue livery
Quarry Hunslet 0-4-0 'Britomart' in Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry Blue livery
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We are proud to present the stunning Bachmann Narrow Gauge OO9 Scale model of Quarry Hunslet Steam Locomotive ‘Britomart’ in Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry Blue livery. Barely larger than a 9V battery, this diminutive model still packs a punch with its diecast boiler and running plate, accompanied by a wealth of separately fitted details including handrails, valves, springs, brake shoes and cab controls. The 0-4-0ST wheel formation is faithfully modelled, with authentically-profiled wheels running in metal bearings ensuring smooth running, powered by a coreless motor with flywheel, and with a 6 Pin DCC decoder socket for those wishing to use the models with a DCC system. NEM coupling pockets feature at both ends, into which standard OO9 scale couplings are fitted.

MODEL FEATURES:

  • Bachmann Narrow Gauge OO9 Scale
  • Era 6
  • Pristine Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry Blue livery
  • Named ‘Britomart’
  • Etched Name Plates and Works Plates Included
  • NEM Coupling Pockets
  • Powerful Coreless Motor and Flywheel
  • Detailed and decorated cab interior
  • Equipped with a 6 Pin DCC Decoder Socket
  • Length 58mm (over couplings)

DETAIL VARIATIONS SPECIFIC TO THIS MODEL

  • Early-type Enclosed Cab with roof modified to suit Ffestiniog Railway loading gauge
  • Vacuum-Brakes fitted
  • Angled Frames
  • Piston Access Holes in front Bufferbeam
  • Backhead Injectors
  • Cab-front-mounted Whistle
  • Ramsbottom Safety Valves
  • Riveted Water Tank
  • Wrap Around Tank Handrail
  • Twin Smokebox-mounted Lubricators
  • Lamp Brackets fitted
  • Optional Tool Box
  • Blower supply fitted to right hand side of locomotive

‘BRITOMART’ HISTORY (with grateful thanks to The Quarry Hunslet website)

 Britomart moved to the Ffestiniog Railway in 1965 after a working life at the Pen-yr-Orsedd Quarry in the Nantlle Vale in North Wales. The engine is typical of the small Hunslet 0-4-0STs built by Hunslet of Leeds for quarries in North Wales. Britomart is owned by a private consortium and is housed and steamed on special occasions at the Ffestiniog Railway.

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