LNER Model Reviews

Locomotives of London and North Eastern Railway Origin:

Bachmann LNER A1 class (5 star)

 Excellent all rounder – great looks, performance and value

Bachmann BR LNER - Peppercorn A1 - 60163 - Tornado - Apple Green Bachmann BR LNER - Peppercorn A1 - 60163 - Tornado - Apple Green (cab) Bachmann BR LNER - Peppercorn A1 - 60163 - Tornado - Apple Green (tender)

Detailometer 4.5, Outlineometer 4.5, Finishometer 4.5, Motorometer 4.5, Powerometer 4.5, Specometer 5, Valueometer 4.5, Locoyardometer 4.6

Hornby LNER A4 class (5 star)

  

 Excellent Performer

 Excellent Detailing

Detailometer 5, Outlineometer 4.5, Finishometer 4.5, Motorometer 5, Powerometer 5, Specometer 5, Valueometer 4, Locoyardometer 4.7

Hornby LNER A3 class (5 star)

 Excellent Performer

 Excellent Detailing and Shape

Detailometer 5, Outlineometer 5, Finishometer 4.5, Motorometer 5, Powerometer 5, Specometer 4.5, Valueometer 4, Locoyardometer 4.8

Bachmann D11 (GCR 11F) Improved Director class (5 star)

 Excellent Performer

 Excellent Detailing and Shape

Bachmann class D11 62663 Prince Albert 31-146 review Bachmann class D11 62663 Prince Albert 31-146 review (cab) Bachmann class D11 62663 Prince Albert 31-146 review (opening smokebox door)

Detailometer 5, Outlineometer 5, Finishometer 5, Motorometer 5, Powerometer 5, Specometer 4.5, Valueometer 5, Locoyardometer 4.8

Hornby GNR N2 class (3 star) 

Hornby Ex-LNER Gresley N2 class - 69563 (4) Hornby GNR Gresley N2 class - 1763 Hornby Ex-LNER Gresley N2 class - 69563

Motor visible in cab

Dated details

Detailometer 2.5, Outlineometer 3, Finishometer 4, Motorometer 4.5, Powerometer 3, Specometer 2.5, Valueometer 2, Locoyardometer 3.1

Hornby Railroad GNR J13 (LNER J52) (3 star)

Locoyard Review - Hornby Railroad GNR J13 (LNER J52) class - 1241 Locoyard Review - Hornby Railroad GNR J13 (LNER J52) class - 1241 (bunker) Locoyard Review - Hornby Railroad GNR J13 (LNER J52) class - 1241 (top view)

Decent Budget Model

Chassis looks poor

Not DCC Ready

Detailometer 3, Outlineometer 2.5, Finishometer 3.5, Motorometer 3.5, Powerometer 3, Specometer 2.5, Valueometer 5, Locoyardometer 3.3

Hornby Railroad J83 (NBR class D) (2 star)

Hornby Railroad - LNER J83 - model review - 9828 Hornby Railroad - LNER J83 - model review - 9828 (smokebox face) Hornby Railroad - LNER J83 - model review - 9828 (rear view)

Very basic moulded detail

Outline too high

Relatively expensive

Hornby (Railroad) Pug – Drummond Y9 (NBR Class G) (3 star)

Cheap as chips!

Great for younger enthusiasts

Very basic specification

Outline too stretched, obvious missing details

Far too fast and high-geared, with little pulling power

Detailometer 2, Outlineometer 2, Finishometer 3.5, Motorometer 2, Powerometer 2, Specometer 2, Valueometer 5, Locoyardometer 2.6

Other Reviews of locomotive Models that were used on the LNER network.

Bachmann ex-WD 8F Austerity 2-8-0 class (4 star)

Later this type were officially classified as a British Railways Standard class locomotive, the class began their career in the War Department and some were purchased by the LNER after the second world war.

  Detailometer 4, Outlineometer 4.5, Finishometer 4, Motorometer 3.5, Powerometer 5, Specometer 3 (non DCC Ready)/4, Valueometer 3.5,Locoyardometer 3.9 (non-DCC Ready)/4.1 (DCC Ready)

Hornby (ex-Dapol) Hunslet Austerity J94 tank (4 star)

Many of these saddle tank’s became LNER property and classified J94.

  Detailometer 4.5, Outlineometer 4, Finishometer 4, Motorometer 3.5, Powerometer 3, Specometer 2.5, Valueometer 3.5, Locoyardometer 3.5

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