Prototype EM1 electric locomotive 'Tommy'

MSL/MK Modelbouwstudio EM1 prototype 'Tommy' in LNER green

Prototype

Operating company/organisation

NS
BR (as Type EM1, BR 26000)

Years of operation

In the Netherlands: 1947-52.
In Britain, on the Woodhead line: 1952-c.1970.

Technical data

Voltage: 1500 V DC overhead.
Tommy differed from its production stablemates (later Class 76) in having a different arrangement of cabs and side grilles.

Model

Manufacturer and supplier

MSL Hobbies and MK Modelbouwstudio

Construction

Kit: etched and cast metals.

Motive power

Mashima motor through worm drives on one bogie. Second powered bogie optional extra.

Price

299

Availability

Produced in batches of 10 (to a maximum of 50) from October 2007 to October 2008.

British 1:87 Scale Modelling