Scale model of the steam locomotive 'Rocket' designed and built by George and Robert Stephenson in 1829. This model was built at the scale: 1:48.

The original 'Rocket' was built to compete in Rainhill locomotive trials organised by the Liverpool & Manchester Railway Company in1829. It was the only entrant to fulfil all the conditions of the event and was awarded first prize. Total weight of original locomotive: 8.35 tonnes. Max speed: 47 km.p.h.

Physical Description

Yellow painted engine model with white funnel and brass boiler. Tender is painted green with large green barrel at one end.

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