USATC 'S100' (0-6-0T)

Hornby-Rivarossi USATC 0-6-0 tank loco

Prototype

Operating companies/organisations

United States Army Transportation Corps in USA and Europe, railway operators in Britain (Southern Rail), France, Belgium, Austria, Italy, Greece, Yugoslavia, Jamaica, several industrial railways and short lines

Years of operation

1942 -
+ preservation

Model

Manufacturer and supplier

Hornby International (Rivarossi brand)

Construction

Fully assembled. Metal chassis with plastic body and details. Cab interior detail for the upper part of the cab, with a raised cab floor hiding the motor. NEM362 coupler pockets. Directional lighting with Continental-pattern lamps.

Based on a prototype used in Italy, with a raised ventilator panel to the cab roof added after delivery. Removal of this vent creates a model of a locomotive in the condition used in Great Britain, including on the Southern Railway (before rebuilding into the USA Class), in industry and in the War Department.

Motive power

Motorised. DC or DCC.

Price

163 (JAN14 ehattons)

Availability

Released 2013.

British 1:87 Scale Modelling