Drewry 204hp 0-6-0 shunter

Drewry 204hp 0-6-0 shunter by Phil Burkett

By Phil Burkett

Base model

Dapol kit (catalogue number C060). Only the footplate, bonnet end, sides, roof and cab rear are used.

Cab and body

Leading dimensions reduced by 12% by cutting and shutting. New cab front, sides and roof from 40thou styrene. Glazing is Kristal Kleer liquid. Side skirts added in styrene.


Door handles (on bonnet sides) and handrails added using Gibson 0.33mm brass wire. Gibson small handrail knobs. Radiator grille and cow-catchers from spares box.


Brush-painted black with red buffer beams. Numbered with 1:76 scale transfers by Woodhead. Model sprayed matt.

Motor unit

Tenshodo 31.5mm wheelbase GT-1 SPUD (4-wheel).


Kadee #17.

This project is described in issue 16 of Satellite 1:87

British 1:87 Scale Modelling