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BRANCHLINE OO LNER B1 1264 LNER Lined Green (Revised). OO SCALE.

Highlights

  • Preserved example
  • Accessory pack
  • Sprung buffers

History

The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) Thompson B1 is a class of steam locomotive designed for medium mixed traffic work. Designed by Edward Thompson, it was the LNER's equivalent of the highly successful GWR Hall Class and the LMS Stanier Black Five, two-cylinder mixed traffic 4-6-0s. However, it had the additional requirement of having to be cheap because, due to wartime and post-war economies, the LNER was short of money. 

The prototype for the new B class (later classified B1) 4-6-0 was built at Darlington and entered service on 12 December 1942. It was the first 2-cylinder main-line locomotive constructed for the LNER since the grouping, such had been Sir Nigel Gresley's faith in the 3 cylinder layout. Constraints on production meant that the first ten were not completed until 1944. However, Thompson then placed substantial orders with two outside builders: Vulcan Foundry and the North British Locomotive Company of Glasgow. Between April 1946 and April 1952 NBL built 290 B1s. Orders for the B1s, which became Nos. 61000–61409 under British Railways, totalled 410.

The B1s operated throughout LNER territory. The first batch was distributed among depots on the former Great Eastern Railway section: Ipswich, Norwich, and Stratford in London. They were an immediate success and were soon working the Liverpool Street - Harwich boat trains, the Hook Continental, the Day Continental and the Scandinavian. B1s were also a familiar sight on other top-link workings such as The East Anglian, The Broadsman and The Fenman. During the 1950s over 70 B1s were stationed on ex-GE lines. They enjoyed similar popularity on ex-Great Northern and Great Central territory. Sheffield based B1s were regularly rostered for the Master Cutler and South Yorkshireman expresses. Elsewhere there were substantial allocations in Scotland, West Yorkshire and East Yorkshire. 

Overall, however, it was entirely necessary that the B1s be introduced, because the LNER was operating a large number of engines that were well past their economic life. Ironically, the B1s were also withdrawn long before their projected economic working life. Excepting 61057 which was destroyed in an accident in 1950, the first normal withdrawal was 61085 in November 1961. The remaining locomotives were withdrawn between 1962 and 1967. Two have been preserved, 61264 and 61306, both built by the North British Locomotive Company.


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Insurance:

It is highly recommended by The Hobbyman By Hearns that you opt for additional Insurance or "Extra Cover" to protect your delivery from possible damage or loss on the carriers part. If an item that is not insured is lost/damaged during delivery/transit then the lost item compensation/refund is up to the discretion of the carrier.

The Hobbyman By Hearns offers shipping with Insurance/"Extra Cover", however this option is not applied by default and is at the discretion of the buyer to select upon checkout. Standard shipping DOES NOT include insurance by default.

The Hobbyman By Hearns IS NOT responsible for refunding or replacing a damaged/broken items with no insurance.

Read AUSPOSTS statement on Compensation on damaged goods: https://auspost.com.au/receiving/delayed-lost-or-damaged-items/compensation

Read more about Insurance and refunds on our Refund Policy page: https://www.hobbyman.com.au/pages/returns-policy

What are pre-orders?
Pre-orders, are an order for a product placed before it is available for purchase.

What are back-orders?
Back-Orders allow you to place an order for a product, that is temporarily out of stock.

How much are pre-orders / back-orders?
Prices may vary slighlty (from what was paid on the day of the order). Whilst we try to maintain the lowest possible price, factors such as supplier price and exchange rate fluctuations, could affect the final price when we receive it in store.

Note: Pre-orders could in some cases be a deposit price, without any knowledge of a final price from the Supplier or Manufacturer. In all cases you will be notified if there is a significant price change, from what was originaly paid, before shipping.

How long do I have to wait for my pre-order / back-order?
All orders will be shipped once stock has arrived and full payment has been made, with the exception of Manufacturer Release Dates on some Pre-order Products. Waiting time depends on many factors, which are mostly out of our control. They could be for example, Manufacturing delays (due to global pandemics), Supplier shortages, or shipping delays.

Why am I being charged for my pre-order/back-order, even though the product isn’t released/re-stocked yet?
This is pre-payment for an item's payment and delivery costs that isn’t released yet to ensure as soon as it arrives your order can be fulfilled and sent out to you a.s.a.p. Not all orders will be charged shipping depending on size, and total order amount (see our website for current shipping to find out more and our shipping policy for more information).

Read our full FAQ on Frequently Asked Questions page.

For detailed information on shipping of pre orders please read our Shipping Policy.

For detailed information on returns of pre orders please read our Returns Policy.
BRANCHLINE OO LNER B1 1264 LNER Lined Green (Revised). OO SCALE.

Highlights

  • Preserved example
  • Accessory pack
  • Sprung buffers

History

The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) Thompson B1 is a class of steam locomotive designed for medium mixed traffic work. Designed by Edward Thompson, it was the LNER's equivalent of the highly successful GWR Hall Class and the LMS Stanier Black Five, two-cylinder mixed traffic 4-6-0s. However, it had the additional requirement of having to be cheap because, due to wartime and post-war economies, the LNER was short of money. 

The prototype for the new B class (later classified B1) 4-6-0 was built at Darlington and entered service on 12 December 1942. It was the first 2-cylinder main-line locomotive constructed for the LNER since the grouping, such had been Sir Nigel Gresley's faith in the 3 cylinder layout. Constraints on production meant that the first ten were not completed until 1944. However, Thompson then placed substantial orders with two outside builders: Vulcan Foundry and the North British Locomotive Company of Glasgow. Between April 1946 and April 1952 NBL built 290 B1s. Orders for the B1s, which became Nos. 61000–61409 under British Railways, totalled 410.

The B1s operated throughout LNER territory. The first batch was distributed among depots on the former Great Eastern Railway section: Ipswich, Norwich, and Stratford in London. They were an immediate success and were soon working the Liverpool Street - Harwich boat trains, the Hook Continental, the Day Continental and the Scandinavian. B1s were also a familiar sight on other top-link workings such as The East Anglian, The Broadsman and The Fenman. During the 1950s over 70 B1s were stationed on ex-GE lines. They enjoyed similar popularity on ex-Great Northern and Great Central territory. Sheffield based B1s were regularly rostered for the Master Cutler and South Yorkshireman expresses. Elsewhere there were substantial allocations in Scotland, West Yorkshire and East Yorkshire. 

Overall, however, it was entirely necessary that the B1s be introduced, because the LNER was operating a large number of engines that were well past their economic life. Ironically, the B1s were also withdrawn long before their projected economic working life. Excepting 61057 which was destroyed in an accident in 1950, the first normal withdrawal was 61085 in November 1961. The remaining locomotives were withdrawn between 1962 and 1967. Two have been preserved, 61264 and 61306, both built by the North British Locomotive Company.


Order before 11am, and your item will ship same day (Australia Only)

If your order is coming from more than one location: We suggest you order with Standard Shipping rather than Express (this is due in part to transportation time between stores to get your order combined and sent from 1 location which will delay your "express" postage option).


NOTE - On large mail items (over 1 Metre) Large mail items over 1m will have a delay due to shipping via courier being needed, this may incur additional shipping fee's.

Incorrect Delivery Info/Contact Details:
The Hobbyman By Hearns is not held accountable for incorrect delivery/contact information entered in by the user at checkout. Please check your details are correct before submitting your order. If you have entered your details incorrectly when you checked out, please contact us via phone or direct message IMMEDIATELY.

At The Hobbyman By Hearns, we are very efficient with processing orders (meaning your order may already be packed and sorted) so speedy notification is required to allow for immediate intervention in order to change your details.

For more information, or if you are buying Internationally? Feel free to read our Shipping Policy before ordering

Insurance:

It is highly recommended by The Hobbyman By Hearns that you opt for additional Insurance or "Extra Cover" to protect your delivery from possible damage or loss on the carriers part. If an item that is not insured is lost/damaged during delivery/transit then the lost item compensation/refund is up to the discretion of the carrier.

The Hobbyman By Hearns offers shipping with Insurance/"Extra Cover", however this option is not applied by default and is at the discretion of the buyer to select upon checkout. Standard shipping DOES NOT include insurance by default.

The Hobbyman By Hearns IS NOT responsible for refunding or replacing a damaged/broken items with no insurance.

Read AUSPOSTS statement on Compensation on damaged goods: https://auspost.com.au/receiving/delayed-lost-or-damaged-items/compensation

Read more about Insurance and refunds on our Refund Policy page: https://www.hobbyman.com.au/pages/returns-policy

What are pre-orders?
Pre-orders, are an order for a product placed before it is available for purchase.

What are back-orders?
Back-Orders allow you to place an order for a product, that is temporarily out of stock.

How much are pre-orders / back-orders?
Prices may vary slighlty (from what was paid on the day of the order). Whilst we try to maintain the lowest possible price, factors such as supplier price and exchange rate fluctuations, could affect the final price when we receive it in store.

Note: Pre-orders could in some cases be a deposit price, without any knowledge of a final price from the Supplier or Manufacturer. In all cases you will be notified if there is a significant price change, from what was originaly paid, before shipping.

How long do I have to wait for my pre-order / back-order?
All orders will be shipped once stock has arrived and full payment has been made, with the exception of Manufacturer Release Dates on some Pre-order Products. Waiting time depends on many factors, which are mostly out of our control. They could be for example, Manufacturing delays (due to global pandemics), Supplier shortages, or shipping delays.

Why am I being charged for my pre-order/back-order, even though the product isn’t released/re-stocked yet?
This is pre-payment for an item's payment and delivery costs that isn’t released yet to ensure as soon as it arrives your order can be fulfilled and sent out to you a.s.a.p. Not all orders will be charged shipping depending on size, and total order amount (see our website for current shipping to find out more and our shipping policy for more information).

Read our full FAQ on Frequently Asked Questions page.

For detailed information on shipping of pre orders please read our Shipping Policy.

For detailed information on returns of pre orders please read our Returns Policy.

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