Since launching the Ffestiniog Railway Mountaineer, Roundhouse have had many requests for the locomotive in it's original WD form. The model will actually be of works number 57148 which was built in the same year as 'Mountaineer'. It will be available with either it's war department markings - WD and arrow on side tanks and loco number 1257 on front of tank) or as running on the Chemin de Fer Froissy-Cappy-Dompierre - (RL1257 on side tanks and CFCD No9 on buffer beams). Technical specifications for 'Mountaineer'. Internal gas firing using our ‘FG’ type burner. Outside framed 2-6-2 chassis with two double acting slide valve cylinders operated by simplified Walschaerts type valve gear. Water top-up system and water gauge. Controls fitted as standard are :- steam regulator, safety valve, pressure gauge, displacement lubricator, gas regulator and reversing gear. Glazed cab windows. Dimensions (loading gauge) are, Length 370mm over buffers, Width 110mm, Height 145mm, Weight 3.9 Kg. (with Radio Control fitted). Full radio control is available for both regulator and reversing valve gear using 2.4GHz R/C. A gauge conversion kit is available separately to allow changing between 32mm and 45mm gauge. Please state gauge when ordering. Fitted with insulated wheels as standard. Supplied with etched brass works plates. Available in any standard ROUNDHOUSE colour but also in the grey WD livery. Minimum radius 2 feet.
FREE UK delivery on all locos from TrackShack. Stock due March 2021 WD Alco with 2.4GHz Radio Control £2173 WD Alco with Manual Control £1938 Please take this item to the checkout to pre-order your Roundhouse WD Alco, no deposit is required. We will contact you to arrange payment and delivery when your loco has been built.