Designed by Sir William A Stanier and introduced in 1935 for heavy freight and occasional passenger work. Final LMS stock totalled 666 locomotives. The last of the class being withdrawn in 1968. Three preserved examples exist today. Kit features: Etched tender sides, Cab, Valvegear, Chassis. Cast three piece Boiler/Smokebox/Firebox. This kit covers locomotives 8301-8399 (99 locomotives.), 8430-8479 (50 locomotives), 8490-8495 (6 locomotives), 8600-8729 (130 locomotives) plus 48775. This totals 286 locomotives.