OO Gauge Bachmann 31-740 MR 1532 (1P) Tank 1273 Midland Railway Crimson Lak

Original price was: £149.95.Current price is: £127.96.

Product Description

OO GaugeBachmann 31-740 MR 1532 (1P) Tank 1273 Midland Railway Crimson LakeBrand new model from our new shop
This era 2 model features a realistic firebox flicker,sprung buffers, and has been modelled with a round top firebox. An accessorypack is included, along with an additional wheelset with traction tyres forthose wishing to haul heavier trains! The locomotive has a speaker pre-fittedand is also equipped with a NEXT 18 DCC socket.MODEL FEATURES:

  • DCC Ready (NOT Fitted)
  • Highly detailed Midland Railway Crimson Lake livery
  • Roundtop firebox variant
  • Accessory Pack
  • Additional Wheelset with Traction Tyres for those requiring increased haulage
  • Realistic firebox flicker
  • Sprung Buffers
  • Equipped with a NEXT 18 DCC Decoder Socket
  • Speaker Fitted (Ready to accept a sound decoder)
  • Length 135mm

MR 1532 CLASS HISTORYOne Hundred and fifteen of these and the similar 1823 and1833 Classes lightweight passenger tanks were built for the Midland Railwayfrom 1881 to 1900 by Derby Works, Dubs & Co. and Neilson. All passed to theLMS in 1923 and although withdrawals started as early as 1930, the finallocomotive was not retired by BR until 1959. They were distributed widelyacross the former MR and S&DJR system from North Yorkshire and the Midlandsto the South West and London, where certain locomotives had condensing gear forworking through Metropolitan Railway tunnels.


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