Bachmann Webb ‘Coal Tank’ 0-6-2T

Amongst Bachmann's pre-Grouping subjects, is the versatile LNWR 0-6-2T which gave sterling service from the late Victorian era until the late-1950s. BEN JONES takes a closer look.

Coal Tank

VICTORIAN TANK locomotives are not common in ready-to-run form, but this latest release from Bachmann marks another step towards rectifying that situation. It’s a few years since the Barwell company announced its intention to produce a London & North Western Railway (LNWR) ‘Coal Tank’ 0-6-2T in 2014, inspired by the return to steam of the National Trust’s unique survivor 1054 and much has happened in the intervening period.


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