Lady in red

Model Rail (UK) - - OPENING THE BOX -

The Keigh­ley & Worth Val­ley Rail­way has turned out Ivatt ‘2MT’ 2‑6‑2T No. 41241 in the red liv­ery it car­ried on the re­open­ing train 50 years ago this sum­mer. The branch from Keigh­ley to Ox­en­hope re­opened on June 29 1968 and No. 41241, to­gether with ‘USA’ No. 30072, hauled the first train. Bachmann of­fered its ‘2MT’ in this liv­ery as a lim­ited edi­tion in 2008 (31‑450K). COLIN BAR­RETT

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