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

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.

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.

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