A fine model of the Welsh Highland locomotive Karen, currently on display in Wales
Karen was built by Peckett and Sons of Bristol in 1942 (works number 2024). One of three locomotives built for the Selukwe Peak Light Railway in Rhodesia, Karen was bought by a consortium of Welsh Highland Members in 1976. After restoration, she entered service in 1983 and gave a decade of reliable service until the boiler became due for a major overhaul.
Karen is currently out of service but can be seen as a static museum exhibit at the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway.
The model follows the usual Roundhouse practice of gas firing, has inside valve gear operating the proven slide valves and the exhaust is fitted with an 'enhancer'.
The wheels are insulated and with a conversion kit, can be altered between 32mm and 45mm gauges.
Available in manual or radio controlled format, the radio being 2.4GHz. The model being available in any of the current Roundhouse colours.
Dimensions: Length (over buffer beams) 313mm, Width 113mm, Height 159mm
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