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Class J65 68211 one of the last two, still retains its low roof and has its front coupling rods removed to work in the Ipswich Docks. It is fitted with a Zimo decoder with two 4ohm base reflex speakers, one in each tank. Sound from Digitrains. Loco has Westinghouse pump for loco brakes only.
J67 68509 On shed displaying shunting engine headcode of red and white lamps. Often notes are seen against photographs in books of shunting or freight loco's 'note the express headcode'. Nothing further from the truth I am afraid. 68509 was built from a Connoisseur kit has a Mashima motor, 40:1 gear set loksound decoder, sound from Digitrains
J67 68586 Pure frieght and shunting loco no train brakes. Has removable cab roof, is fitted with Mashima 1833 coupled with 40:1 Gearbox. ESU v4 decoder with sound from Olivias trains
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J69 68626 built from a Connoisseur kit has a Mashima motor, 54:1 Markits gear set, cast wheels, loksound decoder, sound from Digitrains. This loco depicts the variant with steam brake for loco and vacuum train brake.
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68499 spent many years working in Scotland. On return retained its low roof cab, shunters footstep and handrails. Other details such as chimney and safety valves were altered on its first visit to Stratford. Fitted Canon motor with 3 stage gearbox. ESU v4 chip with sound from loco lines
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J69 68619 Liverpool Street Pilot painted in GER blue with GER crest on Bunker. Built from a Connoissuer kit with standard 40:1 gears. Fitted with Zimo decoder from Digitrains. Painted and lined by Graham Varley
J69 68635 As returned from Scottish duty, retaining chimney, low roof, North British shunter steps and straight pull brake rigging. Lasted till end of steam at Stratford. Fitted with ESU v4 with sounds from coastal DCC. Sound via 2 x 8 ohm base reflex speakers in tanks. Also fitted with Suethe smoke unit. Powered by mashima 1833 with long reach gears and large flywheel.
J68 68638 with condensing gear removed, built from a Connoissuer kit with standard 40:1 gears. Fitted with Loksound V4 and Suethe 99 smoke unit.
J68 68644 complete with condensing gear,built from a Connoissuer kit with standard 40:1 gears. Fitted with Loksound V4 and Suethe 99 smoke unit. Sounds from Digitrains