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BR 55 or G8.1 5" gauge plans

Plans, Build, Modify Nigel Gresley 2-8-0 to suit

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Weary15/06/2019 20:28:29
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If you have not already spotted them, Zander-Heba have drawings of some of the variants at 1:40 scale. Those available are listed on that site under their Prussian class types, G7.3 & G8.2 & G8.3. Tenders attached to these locos were 3 T 16.5, 3 T 20 or 2'2' T 21.5.

If you wanted to model a loco in the 56.2->8 series then you would have to source further information as the boiler is on different mountings being further forward and higher. I think!

As I'm sure you know there are a number of videos of the preserved Tr5-65 (= war reparation BR56 to Poland) on youtube.

Regards,

Phil

murkmannz16/06/2019 00:21:02
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Thanks Phil. I have seen the G8.3 drawings, just not all the drawings are available. Maybe I need to meld the G8.2 drawings with the G8.3

Regards

Ian

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