Australian Railway Models 87003 C38 Class 4-6-2 'Pacific' Express Passenger Locomotive #3820 | HO Gauge
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EXPECTED RELEASE: Q4 2021 (DECEMBER/JANUARY 2021-22)*
Introducing the C38 Class 4-6-2 ‘Pacific’ Express Passenger Locomotive #3820 (non-streamlined). This model will compliment the #3806 that was released by Australian Railway Models in 2020, and the #3803 also due for release in 2021.
History of 3820:
C38 Class locomotive was commissioned for the New South Wales Government Railways to eliminate the expense and complications of double heading express passenger and mail trains on the demanding line between Sydney and Albury. Designed and built in Australia, they boasted an impressive 20 tonnes and up to 2500 horsepower.
3820 locomotive was built by Eveleigh Railway Workshops in 1947 and takes the title of the last C38 locomotive to be withdrawn from service, in December 1970. It also was the last C38 to be overhauled during regular service and was the official last steam hauled express passenger tain in Australia.
- HO Gauge
- DCC Ready, 8 pin plug type
- Non-streamlined variant - Black with Red Lining Final Colour Scheme
- Detailed cabin interior including floating footplate
- Separately applied body detail parts
- Accurately reproduced motion mechanisms
- Realistic mechanical mechanisms
- Authentic knuckle style couplers
- Dual position drawbar for close tender coupling
- Locomotive drive
This locomotive is DCC READY and will accept an 8-pin type decoder.
|BRAND||Australian Railway Models|
|DCC TYPE||DCC Ready (8-pin type)|
|BUILD DATE||1947 (withdrawn 1970)|
|OPERATOR||New South Wales Government Railways (NSWGR)|
|LIVERY||Black with Red Lining|
|LIGHTING||Aesthetic Headlight (non functioning)|
|COUPLING||NEM Pockets (knuckle type fitted)|