Metropolitan K Class 2-6-4T

Project Abandoned

This project is no longer viable due to the costs needed to produce the low number of kits that have been subscribed. Sincere apologies to all modellers who have expressed an interest.

These images show the preliminary work on this potential kit. As per the original, the kit is based on existing 2-6-0 locomotive kit parts with an extension for the bunker and trailing bogie to make a 2-6-4T.

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Original 2-6-0 to the left, extended chassis with new cab and bunker space to right.

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Original 2-6-0 to the left, extended chassis and new cab and bunker space to right.

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Extended footplate.

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Here is the join, extending the original chassis under the bunker.

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Parts for cab rear and bunker. These have beem milled in nickel silver; the kit will have etched brass parts.

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A few of the fittings.


David Howes 2017