GWR Freight Train Set R1254

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Product Overview

Hornby GWR Freight Train Set
OO Gauge
Ages: 3+

For the many small communities that relied on the transportation of aggregates, ore, slate and coal to and from the coast, the rural railways of the West Country and Wales were the only reliable link to the outside world. Many of these freight lines, originally built by private subscription, were later used for passenger traffic, using older coaching stock that was handed down from the busier lines. Many of the station stops were little more than wayside halts, lacking goods yards with a suitable crane to offload material and so a small railway crane would often be attached to the train for this purpose.

This set includes an 0-6-0 Pannier Tank locomotive with a selection of rolling stock that was typical for the period, running on a track circuit and siding that can be extended to fully complete an engaging layout on the included 1600mm x 1180mm TrakMat.

What’s in the box!?

Rolling Stock:
GWR Class 2721 0-6-0PT
GWR Ore Wagon, 10 Ton Crane, GWR Four
Wheel Coach & GWR ‘Toad’ Brake Van

Track & Accessories:
3rd Radius Starter Oval, with Track Pack A
(includes point and buffer)
Train Controller
Wall Plug Transformer
Power Connecting Track (R8206)
Hornby TrakMat (1600 x 1180mm)

Gauge: 00
Finish: Standard
Length: 120mm
DCC Type: DCC Ready
Period: Era 3 (1923 - 1947)
Operator/Livery: GWR Green
Class : Class 2721
Designer: William Dean
Minimum Curve: R1
Motor: Type 7
Wheel Configuration: 0-6-0


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