D51 200 Locomotive | 1:24 Model | Full Kit
D51 200 Locomotive | 1:24 Model | Full Kit
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.
The D51 is available as full kit.
Product in Depth
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 5 lbs
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) | Rail track: 25mm (2 inches)
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 100 stages.
2017-02-13 20:26:54Having spent the last two years building this kit, the finished model is absolutely stunning and enormous. Standing almost a metre long it is an imposing centrepiece on my dining table. The instructions are fairly clear and do give an indication of how to Put the kit together though there are times when it causes some trouble with later stages, requiring you to assemble some component only to find that it has to be removed because it has obstructed the next step. Also, none of the components are labelled so you have to spend a while trying to figure out which part is a and which is b. I personally found this lack of detail to be challenging and made the build even more enjoyable. If you've built plastic kits before, you should find this kit as easy to put together and just as satisfying. The end result is impressive and I get a great deal of pleasure enjoying the fruit of my labour. I highly recommend taking your time and make sure you keep part assemblies covered to avoid tarnishing and Wear gloves, fingerprints are annoying to remove at the end! In summary, the best kit I've ever had the pleasure to put together from a great supplier, very nice people always ready to help. Now I'm looking at getting the C57!
2016-11-07 13:05:48This model is beautiful, the parts and details are amazing! Thanks ModelSpace!
2016-11-07 13:00:39This 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
2016-11-07 12:57:29This 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!
2016-11-07 12:56:47A 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.
2016-11-07 12:56:02I 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!
2016-11-07 12:54:17this 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.
2016-11-07 12:53:39Awesome model
2016-11-07 12:52:45Got 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.
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