K1353 K CLASS NSWGR pre 1924 (D55) with 8 PIN DCC Ready by ARM and get free postage with tracking.


SKU: K1335

Now in stock .

I found it will not couple up to Kadee wagons, 

Note; for a closer Kadee height change to a No147 whisker coupler.

The tender bogies do swing, it runs well and will run without the tender attached to the locomotive.

For DCC; a non sound micro decoder will fit in the locomotive.

For sound the decoder will have to be passed through to the tender and speaker fitted. 

Enjoy, Joe

NSWGR K-1353 Class 2-8-0 Consolidation Type standard goods locomotive. 

Please find a flyer attached that outlines the features of this exciting new release for N.S.W.G.R. Standard Goods Locomotive pre 1924 K Class (post 1924 D55) model by ARM Australian Railway Models.


Model Features:

  • HO Gauge
  • DCC Ready
  • Detailed cabin interior including the  floating footplate
  • separately applied body detail parts
  • accurately reproduced motion mechanisms
  • realistic mechanical mechanisms
  • authentic knuckle style couplers
  • dual position drawbar for close tender coupling

 “Image from the ARHS Collection courtesy of the  University of Newcastle Library's Special Collections".

 Information Notes:
From: The Observer's book of steam locomotives of Australia by David Burke 1979 pages 77

D55 Class 2-8-0 were built by Clyde Engineering between 1918 and 1928. Seventy of this class were fitted to burn oil during the coal shortages of the 1940s

Also for more info, on this locomotive see on Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia

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