Sold April 2019 Back to Archive

5 inch gauge LNER B1 4-6-0 - stock code 8218

A well built and nicely painted 5 inch gauge LNER B1 to Martin Evans' "Springbok" design, this one turned out as 1379 "Mayflower".

Commercially built silver soldered boiler by Chambers, feed by injector and axle pump, with auxiliary hand pump in the tender.

In recent regular use, it's come to us from an experienced model engineer, now on with other projects.

In the workshop recently for hydraulic and steam test, it runs very well.

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 41 + 25
width/inches 11
height/inches 17
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain bearing
cylinder material cast iron
valve type piston
valve gear Walschaerts
reverser type screw
lubricator type mechanical
injector(s) 1
boiler number N138-80-210
year built 1987
boiler maker R.Chambers
CE mark n/a, pre-2002
working pressure/psi 80
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
hydraulic test valid to 24-Oct-2022
steam test valid to 4-Apr-2020
superheater(s) 4
superheater type flue tube
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring
mechanical pump 1
hand pump 1