LYR 0-4-0 Battery Loco

For industrial users, battery locomotives were cheap to build and economical to operate. One of the most appealing designs was this 'steeple cab' built in 1917 by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway to work coal traffic at the company's power station near Manchester.

Built on a series of fold-up frames, the slot and tab brass bodywork is complimented by numerous whitemetal and lost wax detail castings. The specification includes twin-gearbox 97:1 four-wheel drive and built-in compensation. The kit is easy to adapt to overhead electric working, using a dummy pantograph or trolley collector.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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