Alba Railway Models

CR/LMS/BR 498 Class 0-6-0T

ex-Caledonian 2F 0-6-0 Dock tank at Motherwell Locomotive Depot (Ben Brooksbank) / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Caledonian Railway 498 Class was built for dock shunting. They were designed by John F. McIntosh and introduced in 1911. Twenty-three were built. They passed to the LMS in 1923 and to BR in 1948.

Outside cylinder (17 x 22in) 0-6-0T with 4ft coupled wheels designed to operate on sharply curved lines in docks. Only two built under McIntosh (Nos. 498 and 499). Pickersgill built a further 21 of the type between 1915 and 1922. They were withdrawn between 1958 and 1962.

C.R. numbers 498-499, 527-538, 502-504, 510-515

L.M.S. numbers 16151-16152, 16153-16164, 16165-16167, 16168-16173

BR numbers 56151-56152, 56153-56164, 56165-56167, 56168-56173

Rolled Boiler, nickel silver chassis, good starter kit.

Requires the following to complete:

  • Slaters 7848E x 3
  • Motor and gearbox of your choice
    (Mashima 1833 plus Roxey 40:1 gearbox is a good choice if you are not sure.)

PDF Instruction Sheet

Price: £175