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Hornby OO BR Wainwright H Class Tank Early BR Train Pack Limited Edition

Product Code: HOR-R3512
$319.99

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Wholesale withdrawal by British Railways (Southern Region) of former LB&SCR Class D3, LC&DR Class R and SE&CR Class R1 locomotives left the eastern section of the region short of motor-fitted engines and so the salvaged gear was fitted to many of the Wainwright 'H' Class locomotives from March 1949. The first of the class to be converted was No. 31522, with a further forty four engines being converted by January 1961 and with their excellent acceleration and free steaming characteristics, the locomotives proved a popular success in this role, being used across both eastern and central sections of the region.