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of their models. She has travelled well from her north Norfolk base appearing at a number of other railways and even performed at Steam On The Met in the late 90s/early 00s, although this is the closest 61572 has got to a mainline return since 1963. Another bonus is the loco has also appeared in both LNER and BR livery. As always with this section of the review it’s your railway and you run what you want. The verdict: A superb model, which performs well and looks amazing. The only real negative I can point towards in the lack of a model of the preserved example. 10/10 And Finally: Did you know that 8572/61572 is the only inside cylinder 4-6-0 left in the UK?

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