Following the success of its ever popular Peckett ‘W4’ 0-4-0ST, Hornby has been developing a new model of its bigger brother – the ‘B2’ 0-6-0ST. MIKE WILD reviews this brand new arrival for the Hornby ‘OO’ gauge portfolio.
INDUSTRIAL locomotives have gained a significant following in recent years. We’ve seen a number of new arrivals for ‘OO’ gauge covering steam and diesel subjects with the highest profile being Hornby’s diminutive ‘W4’ 0-4-0ST in 2016. This tiny saddle tank captured the hearts of modellers and has led the manufacturer to continue building up a repertoire of industrial subjects.