D51 200 Locomotive | 1:24 Model
D51 200 Locomotive | 1:24 Model
Experience one of the 20th Century's most iconic locomotives. Build your own 1:24 scale model 2-8-2 D51 locomotive, Japan's classic standardized modern engine. Made in 1938 by the Japanese National Railways (JNR) & Japanese Government Railways, the D51 was built in larger numbers than any other locomotive made in Japan. This is a truly stunning model made from high-quality brass & steel.
Choose your option: Pay-as-you-build or full kit!
Product in Depth
This amazingly detailed 1:24 scale model of the D51 Steam Locomotive is available to build in pay-as-you-build or full kit option. complete with a short length of track and base on which to display it. Mainly constructed from solid brass, with white-metal die-castings, the completed model is 880mm long (including the tender) and weighs over 10kg. The model includes working lights, a whistle and steam sound effects. You can choose to paint the model black like the real locomotive, or leave it with a bare finish to highlight the metalwork .
Even as a model-making novice, you can build this unique 1:24 scale model. We provide clear step-by-step instructions to show you how to assemble and finish the parts - every step of the way.. Even if you've never tried this type of project before, you'll be able to put your D51 steam locomotive model together in easy stages, learning the skills as you go.
Your Modelling Experience
- Each shipment includes high-quality detailed parts to build your D51 steam locomotive
- Free delivery to UK and Ireland
- Choose your option: Pay-as-you-build or buy the full kit
- Each month, your step-by-step instructions are available to download directly from us. All Full Kits are provided with CD instructions only.
- No commitment, No obligation - You are free to cancel at any time
Key Features of the D51 steam locomotive
A short length of track and base for display
Built from solid brass with white-metal die-castings
Completed model is 880mm long and weighs more than 10.4 kgs
Working lights, whistle and steam sound effects
Choose to paint your D51 black to resemble the original locomotive, or leave a bare finish to highlight the metalwork
Brass boiler and firebox parts | Steel chassis and wheels | Die-cast, turned and sheet metal components | Simply assembled with screws, rivets and adhesives (no soldering or brazing required)
Length: 880mm (34.65") | Height: 165mm (6.49") | Width: 112mm (4.41") | Weight: 10.4 kgs (22.9 lbs) | Scale: 1:24
Clear step-by-step instructions show how to assemble and finish the parts - every step of the way. Even if you've never tried this type of project before, you'll be able to put your D51 Locomotive together in easy stages, learning the skills as you go.
Through your building experience, you will have help from our experts with the easy-to-follow step-by-step assembly guide. You can take a look also at our exclusive Forum and discuss with fellow modelers.
Even as a model-making novice, you can build the D51 200 Steam Locomotive together in easy stages, learning the skills as you go.
Your Build consists of 25 Packs. Each Pack has 4 stages. CLICK HERE for more details.
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2015-07-01 20:19:26Got my first 4 issues.They are muth over my expectations in both material,finish and thickness. Totaly a great model and great fittings.Im tough not going to have it static as I have garden rail and it fits the Piko rail wonderful.Im very satisfied so far and am happy to get it in an subscription as i cant get £799 in 1 go . Perfect solution.
2015-04-29 06:48:30Awesome model
2014-10-20 12:08:12this has got to be the model of the year.The engineering is out of this world,making it has been a real dream,I fully recommend it as a first and last model to make before you die.motorized and lit,with working furnace doors and even a fire under the boiler!.best value ever for the monthly issues. go for it,warning, it is BIG.
2014-10-05 09:11:32I was not sure what to expect when I subscribed to this, but the build is fantastic. DeAgostini have excelled themselves with this kit. the quality of parts and the instructions are outstanding. This is a pure construction project with all the parts preformed and ready for assembly. This complex and detailed kit builds up easily thanks to the very detailed instructions and the results are breathtaking. More Kits like this please!
2014-10-04 13:36:35A monster of a kit with high detail and easy to follow instructions,easily made as the brass version or painted and should please anyone who builds her.
2014-08-18 19:46:34This is my second DeAgostini build, after the Zero. I was expecting nothing short of fantastic, and I was not in the least disappointed! The brass is perfectly cut and cast, and the zinc parts are cast perfectly as well. I am only on despatch 4, and am eagerly awaiting all the rest. Thank you DeAgostini, for another great model!
2014-08-18 19:46:03This is a beautiful kit. All parts are cast - brass and white metal and pre-formed/bent/shaped brass, all the pieces so far are fantastic. This is a very well thought out and produced kit. All you have to do is bolt/screw, super glue/epoxy the parts together, really easy, or for the advanced modeler, soldering. The potential for mild detailing or super detailing is great. Just study the video/picture links here; http://forum.model-space.co.uk/default.aspx?g=posts&t=10862 So far, I'm up to pack three, every part so far is awesome. Everything so far is so well engineered/produced/manufactured that the price is quite reasonable. If you're a steam locomotive fan, with the means, but not the expert modeling skills, you can handle this kit. Join up, follow the members builds and you will have an impressive locomotive model. Take the plunge, as I did, and enjoy. Best regards, mwb
2014-08-18 19:45:24This model is beautiful, the parts and details are amazing! Thanks ModelSpace!
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