Minitrains Bagnall 0-4-0IST ('HOe')

 Minitrains Bagnall 0-4-0IST. JACQUES PORTAL

Minitrains Bagnall 0-4-0IST. JACQUES PORTAL

Heljan looked to be winning the race to produce the first British-outline ready-to-run ‘OO9’ locomotive. Its Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Manning Wardles are at the decorated sample stage, while Bachmann Branchline’s Baldwin 4‑6‑0PT has only just seen the light of day as an engineering prototype. But then up pops German manufacturer Minitrains, and pips Heljan to the post with its Bagnall ‘wing tank’...

You can find the full review in MR233... OUT MARCH 9