New Hornby ‘9F’ takes shape

New Hornby ‘9F’ takes shape


Development of Hornby's all-new ‘OO’ gauge BR ‘9F’ 2-10-0 continues apace with the first stereo 3D-printed sample appearing for evaluation during late March.


In addition, a series of 3D renders have been shared by the company to demonstrate the level of detail that can be expected when the newly-tooled model is finally released later this year. 


While lacking smoke deflectors, steps and handrails, the stereo sample enables the development team check that the overall proportions of the new ‘OO’ model appear as they should.


Hornby's extensive tooling suite will include five different tenders, various ATC and AWS equipment configurations, early and late ash pans and much more, and will enable the manufacturer to produce almost all class members should they wish, in due course.


Three versions of the all-new ‘9F’ 2-10-0 are planned initially, as 92167 in BR black with early crests (R3986), 92194 in BR black with late crests (R3987) and 92220 Evening Star in BR lined green with late crests (R3988). 

Prices are set at £209.99, while delivery is anticipated later this Autumn.

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