GWR 14XX 0-4-2T loco number 1417

This is a detailed Airfix body with a Perseverance chassis.  This is compensated on all axles, with twin beams on the driving wheels.  The motor is a Portescap 1616 with a floating MJT gearbox to the rear axle. It is fitted with Sharman wheels.

1417 was overhauled at Wolverhampton works in October 1949.

1417 and sister loco 1457 were based at Birkenhead shed for local push pull duties until withdrawal.

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