5 Inch Gauge 9f evening Star Locomotive.

5 Inch Gauge 9f evening Star Locomotive.

Ref: evening star locomotive

5" gauge live steam Exhbition  class 9F 2-10-0 locomotive and tender "Evening Star", No.92220 with British Railways green livery, professional Copper boiler with 4 row Stainless steel Radiant super heaters and brick arch , working ash pan dampers , working scale Steam Injectors, steam brakes, tender Hand Pump, steam operated drain cocks, Twin  Mechanical oil lubricators. Cannon axle boxes, scale water pipe connections , 

182cm long, displayed on track under glazed cover with mahogany stand 196cm long overall, 87cm high, 38cm deep with Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition 1991 certificate for 2nd Prize in Competition Class 3 and two Northern Model Engineering Exhibition 1995 certificates for Best Exhibit in show and 1st Prize in the Locomotives Section, all awarded to Mr S.K. Cliffe. 92220, a BR Standard 9F class 2-10-0, was designed by R.A. Riddles and built at the British Rail Swindon works in 1960. She holds the distinction of being the last steam locomotive to be built by British Railways, the 999th constructed and was always earmarked for preservation. She was used over the Western Region and over the Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway lines, mainly as a heavy freight locomotive. However, 92220 was never just any locomotive, her working was closely controlled "to ensure she returned home regularly for cleaning and maintenance in view of the special workings and exhibitions for which the engine was required".

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Reference:evening star locomotive
Model Number:SD.12
Year Built:1992
Gauge:5 inch gauge
Boiler Certificate:Yes
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