UK Trains Delivered to US

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sampsoninc

New Member
I was just wondering if anything like this could be transported from the UK to the US.




The couplings are always held on with a screw, so I could take the coupling off and screw on a regular Altas coupling.
 

NZRMac

In Training Down Under.
You want to run this loco on a U.S layout? If it's OO scale the track is the same as HO the couplers could be a problem, getting the height correct for coupling to U.S cars.
Nice loco tho!!
Ken.
 

Fergmiester

M.E.S.S. Maker
There are a number of modellers in the Halifax area that are into the Bachmann British OO gear. So I see quite a bit of Brit stuff at the LHS. As for the convrersion I can't see why not except the engine will loose a lot of it's character. What you may consider is to get a piece of rolling stock that is compatable with the engine and do the conversion on it.

Fergie
 

Steve B

Firefighter
The only diference with US equipment is the scale, the track is the same for OO and HO but the body is built to 1/72 scale as apposed to 1/87 for HO scale so it will dwarf HO equipment slightly, Hornby and Bachmann Branchline do some excellent stuff now, i went for American models because the engineering was better than Hornby but now things at Hornby are looking great as well.
 




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