1/8 scale model madras and southern mahratta railway

Model of 4-6-0 locomotive and tender for Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway; (scale 1:8)

This represents one of four standard 4-6-0 outside cylinder passenger locomotives of 5.5ft. gauge built by Kitson & Co in 1912. The model was made by workmen in the railway workshops at Perambur between 1920 and 1922.

The front end of the engine is supported on a bogie having wheels 43 inches in diameter, with a wheelbase of 7ft. A cow-catcher is fitted. The weight of the engine in working order is 67.3 tons, and it was capable of carrying 4000 gallons of water and 7.5 tons of coal.

Details

Category:
Railway Models
Object Number:
1924-686
type:
model locomotive and tender
credit:
Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway
status:
Permanent collection

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