Australian Railway Models, C38 Class 4-6-2 Pacidic Express Passenger Locomotive
Australian Railway Models HO NSW, Steam Locomotive C38 Class 4-6-2 "Pacific" Express Passenger Locomotive #3806
Length: 268mm DCC Type: DCC Ready Operator/Livery: Green/Black Class: Class C38 Period: III
C38 Class locomotive was commissioned for the New South Wales Government Railways to eliminate the expense and complications of double heading express passenger and mail trains on the demanding line between Sydney and Albury. Designed and built in Australia they boasted an impressive 200 tonnes and up to 2500 horsepower. The first five locomotives were constructed by Clyde Engineering of Sydney. They each featured a streamlined design that was considered fashionable to attract passengers of the time. The first locomotive appeared in January 1943.