Comparison of OO 4-6-0 Class LN Lord Nelson SR models

Bachmann Branchline OO 4-6-0 Class LN Lord Nelson SR Hornby OO 4-6-0 Class LN Lord Nelson SR
Manufacturer Bachmann Branchline Hornby
Year model introduced 1992 2019
DCC Capability DCC incompatible. Split Chassis DCC Ready. 8-pin socket
Bodyshell - factory-fitted separate details
Handrails No Yes
Pipe work No Yes
Reverser No Yes
Safety valves - turned brass No Yes
Smoke deflectors No Yes
Whistle No Yes
Chassis/underframe detail
Brake rigging chassis No Yes
Correct-thickness "stamped" rods No Yes
Fluted connecting rods with oily finish No Yes
Footsteps No Yes
Cab, footplate & interior detail
Detailed & painted No Yes
Fallplate No Yes
Glazing No Yes
Permanently coupled to locomotive No Yes
Wheel "aesthetics"
Coloured-plastic No Yes
Bufferbeam detail (pre-fitted)
Cosmetic coupling - hook only No Yes
Pipework - pre-fitted to rear No Yes
Sprung buffers No Yes
Bufferbeam detail (in detailing pack)
Pipework (for front) No Yes
Body Construction No Plastic with metal parts
Chassis construction No Diecast
Loco-driven wheels (number of) No 2 wheels
Minimum radius No Radius 2
Coupling socket/mounting
NEM pockets No Yes
Coupling type No Tension lock
Weighting (to assist adhesion)
Within chassis No Yes
Separating the body from the chassis No Secured with one or more screws
Motor type No 5-pole (standard)
Motor location No Locomotive
Power collection No 2 rail DC
Pickups No Driving wheels and tender wheels
DCC speaker No Provision for 28mm round speaker
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