2022-1 JR C12 Steam Locomotive

(UK RRP: £120)


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The C12 is the smallest tank locomotive among the domestically produced steam locomotives for JNR's main lines. This is a steam locomotive with a light axle load for simple lines that was the basis of the C56, and 282 locomotives were manufactured from 1932. Its small size made it a mascot for locomotive depots and a main character on local lines.

Main features

- Reproduces the form around 1970, when the steam locomotive was nearing its end
- The front wheel, driving wheel, and trailing wheel have a detailed and realistic appearance with missing spokes. The air action tube has a copper tube expression printed on it. There is no white line on the board, and both the front and rear headlights are turned on in the direction of travel (no off switch). LP42, equipped with ATS generator, reproduces the initial type of sand spray pipe with front and rear distribution.
- Minimum passing radius R150. A small tank steam locomotive that is suitable for operation in small layouts and small spaces.
- Adopts a power unit with a flywheel, allowing for stable running.
- Capable of towing 5 20m class passenger cars on a standard gradient of 4%.
- Accessories ...Selectable license plate ``42'', ``46'', ``51'', ``67'', replacement knuckle coupler (rear), 1 each of Arnold coupler and knuckle coupler for heavy use (for reverse driving)

3 reviews for 2022-1 JR C12 Steam Locomotive

  1. mikepotter (verified owner)

    An amazing little locomotive, the level of detail is very impressive, especially the running gear. It runs very smoothly straight out of the box, and runs very well even at slow speeds. It happily goes round 150mm radius curves. Given the level pf detail and its excellent running qualities its a very reasonably priced locomotive. Plus of course Traintrax excellent service.

  2. stevelewis1 (verified owner)

    As with Mikes review above this is an absolutely superb locomotive impressive detail etc very controllable down to a very slow crawl, exceptional haulage capability mine pulled 10 bogie coaches up a 1 in 30 incline ! The loco has power collection from all 6 axles making it very sure footed over points etc, and a working headlight and comes with an accessory pack which includes alternative couplings and several sets of number plates for user installation ( so there are no problems if more than one loco is purchased as the running numbers can be different) The price is very competitive, a lot less than some other 2-6-2Ts!
    It was delivered with Traintrax usual rapid service in fact it arrived a day early, it was sent 48 Hour Royal Mail tracked but it was delivered in less than 24 hrs I ordered in the afternoon and it was delivered at 9-00am next day!!

  3. stevelewis1 (verified owner)

    On my previous review I should have mentioned the the loco has both Front and Rear working lights which work according to the direction of travel!

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