This 7mm. finescale LNER Gresley Class W1 4-6-2-2 tender engine number 10000 fitted with the high pressure boiler, in original grey livery was built & painted by Nick Dunhill utilising David Andrews etches for the tender & ACE Models etches for the engine with replacement parts & castings, many supplied by Laurie Griffin. The Canon motor is mounted on a Ron Chaplin gearbox & the locomotive is running on Slater’s wheels. The “American” System for power collection has been adopted with pick up from both engine & tender. Diane Carney nameplates are included.
The model has been a winner of the British Railway Modelling Best Locomotive Award.