Heljan has a reputation for doing things big. It has made the world of big 'O' gauge diesels its own and its first 'OO" gauge steam locomotives comprised the LMS Garratt (for Hatton') and LNER 'O2' 2-8-0. After dabbling in the world of GWR tank locomotives (and even 'OO9'!) Heljan is back in familiar territory with its latest 'OO' gauge steam locomotive.
It's taken three years to produce but the mighty Churchward 2-8-0 is here, our review subject is No. 4704 in GWR green with 'shirtbutton' monogram.
Read the review in full in Model Rail 249 - Out Thursday June 7th!