Bachmann 391-100 OO9 Gauge Ffestiniog Railway Double Fairlie 'Merddin Emrys' FR Lined Green



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Bachmann 391-100 OO9 Gauge Ffestiniog Railway Double Fairlie 'Merddin Emrys' FR Lined Green


The Bachmann Narrow Gauge Double Fairlie locomotive follows in the footsteps of the award winning Baldwin 10-12-D, Bachmann Narrow Gauge’s first OO9 scale locomotive which was released to great acclaim in 2018. Synonymous with the Ffestiniog Railway, the Double Fairlie is an icon of the Narrow Gauge world and this instantly recognisable locomotive is now available in OO9 scale for the first time. The Bachmann Narrow Gauge model incorporates a high level of detail, with tooling designed to accommodate the detail variants seen on the real locomotives in order to produce a model of the highest fidelity, which is brought to life by the exquisite livery application that combines Ffestiniog Railway-specification colours with authentic lining, crests and plates.


The precision moulded bodies are adorned with numerous individual components, including the real brass handrails and the metal tank filler cap rings, along with fine mouldings for parts such as the steam fountain, cab controls and tallow cups. The mechanism is similarly impressive with a twin shaft coreless motor, fitted with twin flywheels, driving both bogies, all-wheel electrical pick up and separate metal bearings fitted to each axle. Provision for DCC is a given and the model incorporates a Next18 DCC decoder socket, easily accessed via a removable panel on the underside of the model, plus pre-fitted speakers on all versions – or why not opt for a SOUND FITTED model and really bring your layout to life!

Bachmann Narrow Gauge OO9 Scale
Era 2
Pristine Ffestiniog Railway Lined Brick Red livery
Running No. 3
Named ‘Livingston Thompson’
Etched Nameplates included
Equipped with a Next18 DCC Decoder Socket – Recommend Decoder item No. 36-567A
Length 123mm

Long Side Tanks
Short Belly Tank
Enclosed Cab with Small Cut Out
Single-Piece Handrail on Front/Sides of Smokebox
Smokebox Door Wheel
Vacuum Brakes Fitted
Cylindrical Sand Pots
Coal Space Extension Boards
Capped Chimney

Coreless, twin shaft motor with two flywheels providing drive to both bogies
Electrical pickup from all wheels
Separate metal bearings fitted to each axle
Diecast metal running plate
Diecast metal chassis block and bogie towers
Diecast metal gearboxes, with gearing arranged for prototypical running speeds and haulage capabilities
9mm (OO9 narrow gauge) wheels to NEM310 standards with authentic profile and detailing
Coupling pockets to NEM355 standards fitted to each bogie, into which a standard OO9 coupling hook assembly is fitted
Designed to operate on curves of first radius (228.6mm) or greater

Highly detailed and decorated cab interior including separately fitted regulators and gauge frames
Separately applied details including Tallow Cup Lubricators, Steam Fountain, Sand Pots with turned brass detail (where applicable), Smokebox Dart/Wheel, Vacuum Pipework (where applicable), Brass Handrails and metal Tank Filler Cap Rings.
Each model supplied with a set of authentically decorated etched name plates

Next18 DCC decoder interface
Easy-access DCC decoder socket located behind removable panel on underside of model

Speaker installed in all models for optimum sound reproduction
Zimo MX659N18 DCC Sound Decoder fitted to SOUND FITTED versions
Sound files produced specifically for the Bachmann Narrow Gauge Double Fairlie using recordings from real locomotives
SOUND FITTED models operate on DCC and Analogue control as supplied

Authentic liveries applied to all models
Multiple paint applications employed on each model using Ffestiniog Railway specification colours
Logos, numerals and text added as appropriate using multi-stage tampo printing incorporating authentic typefaces, logos, crests and colours

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