Kerr Stuart produced 163 Wren type locomotives before they ceased trading in 1930 and a further four were constructed thereafter by Hunslets. The Wrens owe their origin to the Buya class of 1903 although the type encompassed a huge number of variations including inside and outside frames and inside and outside valve gear. Our model is based on the 2 gauge new type developed in 1915 with inside frames, Hackworth valve gear and cast-iron wheels fitted with steel tyres. In due course Wrens were sent around the world, many to Africa and Asia whilst in the UK they found homes with construction companies and the Ministry of Munitions, some being used by the Ministry of Defence in the building of airfields.
The boiler is fitted with a water gauge with blow down valve, lubricator and pressure gauge. It is be available in 45mm gauge (gauge 1) only. In the UK the model has been produced in association with Kent Garden Railways and will only available from them or direct from Accucraft (UK). You can download the instructions here.
Scale: 1:13.7 (7/8ths: 1ft) Gauge: 45 mm only Construction: Brass & stainless steel, copper boiler Mini. (0.75 M) Length: 11 inches (280mm) Width: 4 inches (103mm) Height: 7.5 inches (190mm). Butane fired Two slide valve cylinders Single flue, gas-fired boiler 60 psi working pressure 1/2 Pressure Gauge Water sight glass Hackworth valve gear. S78-4B Kerr Stuart Wren 0-4-0ST - Black S78-4BU Kerr Stuart Wren 0-4-0ST - Blue S78-4G Kerr Stuart Wren 0-4-0ST - Green S78-4R Kerr Stuart Wren 0-4-0ST - Maroon S78-4GY Kerr Stuart Wren 0-4-0ST - Grey. The item "Accucraft Trains Kerr Stuart'Wren' 04-0ST in 7/8ths Scale" is in sale since Monday, July 22, 2019.
This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\Rare Scales\Locomotives". The seller is "accucraftestore" and is located in Union City, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- State of Assembly: Ready to Go/Pre-built
- Material: Brass
- Scale: Garden Railway
- Type: Steam Locomotive
- Features: Limited Edition
- Year: 2018
- MPN: S78-4
- Gauge: Standard
- Brand: Accucraft
- Grading: C-9 Factory New-Brand New