cylindrical smokebox, curved drop footplate
Double chimney, semi-
smokebox, open footplate
Work on our limited edition kit for the ultimate LMS locomotive, the Coronation 4-6-2,
is moving nearer to completion after long and unavoidable delays due to Covid and illness.
The resin boiler castings have been produced and the final production etches are
almost ready. We are now working on the new, specific patterns for the lostwax
castings and have taken advantage of the latest technology to produce very
fine, resin-printed detail components.
specification is similar to our previous LMS kits with a resin
boiler/firebox but now with the addition of the resin printed castings.
The kit will allow the
building of de-streamlined
(46220-29, 46235-48) with either semi- or round-topped (cylindrical) smokeboxes, or non-streamlined engines (46230-34, 46249-55).
includes both the curved drop and open front footplates and both single and
Two versions of the welded 10 ton 4,000 gallon tender will be
available, one with the "mushroom" pattern vents as built with 6230-6234 and the other, the
de-streamlined type with extended sidesheets and rear ladder. There will also be
a part-welded tender as built with 46253-46255.
cylindrical smokebox, open footplate
Double chimney, cylindrical smokebox, curved drop footplate
Note that parts will not be included to model the last two engines,
46256/57, which had modified cabs and pony trucks.
Jim Smith-Wright has been building the
pre-production model and has described progress on
We hope to have the kits
on sale during the first half of 2024 but there is much work still to do
before we can finalise a