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5 inch gauge part-built "Lion" - stock code 8730

An early stage 5 inch gauge Liverpool & Manchester "Lion" 0-4-2 to LBSC's "Titfield Thunderbolt" design.

Work to date on this one has been nicely done, comprising rolling chassis with crank axle and eccentric sheaves, a part machined cylinder block in gunmetal and quantity of castings.

The copper boiler is part built to a high standard with neatly flanged plates.

Parts and castings are available from Reeves.

gauge 5 inch
weight/kg 25
wheel material cast iron
cylinder material gunmetal
valve gear Stephensons
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper