Australian Railway Models has announced a second model for 2021, with the C38 Class 4-6-2 'Pacific' Express Passenger Locomotive #3820 due for release in Q4 2021 (just after their first 2021 release of the C38 Class #3803). This non-streamlined model was the last C38 locomotive to be withdrawn from service, and was the official last steam hauled express passenger train in Australia.
This locomotive will be available in Black with Red Striping Livery.
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3820 locomotive was built by Eveleigh Railway Workshops in 1947 and takes the title of the last C38 locomotive to be withdrawn from service, in December 1970.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.
87003 '#3820' Model Features:
- HO Gauge
- DCC Ready, 8 pin plug
- Non-Streamlined variant - Black with Red Lining
- 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
We will continue to bring you updates as this project unfolds.
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Australian Railway Models is a sub-brand of Southern Model Supplies (SMS), an Australian distributor for model railway brands such as Hornby, Peco and Oxford Rail; along with being an established manufacturer for Classic Collectables, Highway Replicas and Diecast Replicars.