14in RSH 0-4-0ST



Robert Stephensons and Hawthorn Ltd was formed after Robert Stephenson and Co took over the loco building arm of Hawthorne Leslie & Co. They produced a slightly updated variant of the Hawthorne 14” saddle tank locomotives which in turn had partial ancestry at from Bagnall’s in Staffordshire.

Although similar these engines differed from their Bagnall cousins, featuring different tank filler locations, handrails, sandboxes and cab profile.

These locomotives proved to be pocket rockets – small, compact and very powerful which found them favour in heavy industry, power stations and the Ministry of Supply.

This model would look perfectly at home shunting any steelworks, factory, wharf, private siding or any other industrial setting. A number have also been preserved on UK heritage railways.

This 4mm scale kit comes complete with everything you will need to complete a finished body except for the chassis (and glue + paint).

The model is designed to fit on the Hornby W4 Peckett chassis. Please see the instruction sheet here for notes about the chassis and minor modifications that may be required.

Included in the kit are:

  • Main body
  • Separate cab roof, backhead, and sandboxes
  • Handrail knobs and wire
  • Smokebox door dart
  • NEM Couplings
  • Cosmetic drawhooks
  • Footplate crew (from our own range)
  • Fixing nuts and bolts

This kit is designed for ease of assembly and requires only very simple hand tools, glue, paint and a little patience to complete.

This item is printed to order.
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