The kit will allow the
building of de-streamlined
(46220-29, 46235-48) or non-streamlined engines (46230-34, 46249-55).
Note that parts will not be included to model the last two engines,
46256/7, which had modified cabs and pony trucks.
It has the a resin cast smokebox/ boiler/firebox with both semi- and round-topped (cylindrical) smokeboxes.
includes both the curved drop and open front footplates and both single and
Two versions of welded tender will be
available, one with the "mushroom" pattern vents and the other, the
de-streamlined type with extended sidesheets and rear ladder. There will also be
a part-welded tender as built with 46253-55
The kit will include frames for OO as
well as EM and P4.
We hope to have the kits
on sale during early 2020 but there is much work to do before we can firm up a