‘OO9’ Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Baldwin 2-4-2T Lyn is on the way

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Trade support for modellers in OO9 gauge continues to grow, with Heljan announcing its second new narrow-gauge model at the Warley exhibition.

Narrow-gauge modellers are catered for with a second new ‘OO9’ model from Heljan in the form of Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Lyn, a Baldwin 2-4-2T. Four versions of the locomotive will be available, alongside a black model for freelancing. Photo: Brian Daniel.

The delightful model of Lynton & Barnstaple Railway 1898 Baldwin 2-4-2T Lyn will come in four versions to allow modellers to complete a their L&BR locomotive fleet – including L&BR olive green and dark green alongside the Southern Maunsell green liveries of pre- and post-1932, with details specific to the livery and period of Lyn’s operation.

The new 2019 Heljan catalogue.

A nice touch will be a fifth version finished in unnumbered works black livery for modellers with freelance ‘OO9’ railways.

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Bespoke name and number plates for narrow gauge models can be commissioned from Narrow Planet (shop.narrowplanet.co.uk) which was also present at the show.

Heljan has also issued a new 2019 catalogue detailing its new O-gauge models together with details of its retooled Class 86 in as-built form ‘OO’ gauge and the narrow-gauge range.

For more News and Features, see the January 2019 edition of Modelling – available now!
For a complete list of stockists and how to get your copy, visit: www.railwaymagazinemodelling.co.uk/distributors

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