Darjeeling Himalayan Railway's A Class
The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway A Class steam locomotive used on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in West Bengal, India. It was the DHR's first standard design of locomotive. Originally designed and built by Sharp, Stewart & Co. in 1881. The second batch of locos were built the following year by the Hunslet Engine Company, under sub-contract by Sharp Stewart. In this time the design was modified and the locos were fitted with an additional saddle tank and coal bunker. The final two locomotives were built by Sharp, Stewart in 1883.
16mm Scale Specification
- Gas Fired
- 32mm or 45mm Gauge
- Various Numbers
- Option of coal bunker and saddle tank
- Dimensions 315mm over buffers, 100mm wide, 157mm tall
- Supplied with a Loco-Boxes box
Further details to be released later in January 2019. Prototype on display at the 16mm AGM, in April 2019.
Loco to be built by Elstow Engineering. Enquiries & sales handled by the sole agent, Loco-Boxes