Merseysider 0-4-0 Diesel



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‘Merseysider’ is a 0-4-0 diesel electric locomotive built in 1964 by Ruston & Hornsby for the the Park Gate steelworks in Rotherham. It was acquired by the Talyllyn Railway in 1969 and used up until 2016. It operated under loco number No.8 during it’s time on the Talyllyn Railway.

Technical specifications may be subject to change up until the model release.

Length over buffers: 229.50mm
Width: 91.50mm
Height from railhead: 132.50mm
Sealed 6 NiMh AA cells (7.2 volts)
Available with optional sound system featuring engine sound and horn at extra cost.
Working headlights
2.4GHz radio control as standard
Smart charger
Worm gear drive
Chain drive to rear axle
Regaugable between 32mm and 45mm
4 Axle bearings
Removable roof
On/off switch situated in cab
Onboard charging port
Glazed cab windows
Comes with both prototypical buffers and Roundhouse centre buffers to be fitted at customer discretion.
Available in any standard Roundhouse colour.

Additional information


Black (RAL 9005), Blue (BS105), Brown (RAL 9003), Crimson Lake (BS473), Darjeeling Blue (RAL 5019), Deep Bronze Green (BS224), Deep Brunswick Green (BS227), FR Victorian Maroon (BS541), Maroon (RAL 3004), Signal Red (RAL 3001), W D Grey (BS637), Yellow (BS356)