The Darjeeling Himalayan railway is probably one of the most famous narrow gauge railways in the world. Situated in India. this engineering masterpiece which rises a total of 6,850 feet over its 50-mile length, was constructed between 1878 and 1881.
The railways main motive power were the famous class 'B' 0-4-0 well tank/saddle tank engines designed by Sharp, Stewart & Co of Manchester and Glasgow.
Between 1889 and 1929 the DHR purchased a total of 33 of this class of locomotive from Sharp Stewart, North British Locomotive Co and Baldwin Locomotive Works as well as building 3 in its own workshops, and locomotives dating back to 1892 are still in use today.
The Roundhouse Class B is typical of the locomotives that are currently in operation on the railway and features a wealth of detail.Buy - $AUD 1900.00