During the Second World War the British army had a need for a small tank engine. With specific requirements in mind the design chosen was an update of a standard Hunslet industrial locomotive. It was a short wheelbase powerful 0-6-0 saddle tank well suited to the task in hand, able to deal with heavy trains on rough or steeply curved track.
Our model faithfully represents its full-size counterpart in 5" gauge. It has the same attributes, being capable of pulling 4 to 6 adults and will negotiate curves down to 8ft radius. It is the latest in a series of 0-6-0 designs built over the last decade to a well proven design. Maxitrak with over 40 years’ experience in garden railway modelling are producing this J94 in conjunction with Accucraft & Aster to give you a top quality kit to build at home. Our silver soldered boilers are fully certified and tested in the UK, a useful addition to any railways locomotive roster.
Maxitrak also offer you five star customer service based in our UK workshop from where we offer full parts and labour guarantee. All spares parts are made to order. We are model engineers and enthusiasts with years of experience in running and maintaining model locomotives, we offer the full garden railway experience. Supplying everything you need from track, rolling stock, firing tools, steam oil and all sundry items to run a live steam model.
Make it your own! Our paintwork is second to none, should you want a custom livery, oil base lining, custom graphics, name, shed or number plates we are only too happy to help. Kit options and locomotives with TIG welded boilers also available, contact us directly to discuss.
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(Please note when ordering there is a lead time on these engines. They are thoroughly checked over in our workshop and issued with boiler paperwork before shipping. Please contact us if you wish to discuss this further.)