Dapol Sentinels Y1/Y3

Early box-cabbed Sentinels. Now In.
The LNER built up a fleet of of 56 Sentinel locomotives, a mix of single gear Y1 class and dual gear Y3 class. Several of the engines were assigned as departmental locomotives for shunting in engineering depots.
Y3 class Sentinel No.42 was one of the departmental locomotives and is modelled in LNER livery.
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British Railways engineering department 39 was one of the 2-speed LNER class Y3 locomotives which in high gear could be used as travelling shunting engines hauling a few wagons.
Finished in the last LNER black livery with the BR number applied after 1948.
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After testing the former GWR 12 the LMS ordered a batch of 4 Sentinel two-speed locomotives for light shunting duties. Delivered in 1930 7160 was the first of these and at nationalisation was based at Sutton Oak shed.
Finished in LMS black livery.
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Now preserved Sentinel 6515 'Isebrook' was tested by the GWR (No.12) in 1926-7 for passenger service on the Malmesbury branch and light shunting duties at Brentford (London) goods yard. The GWR did not purchase Sentinels and 6515 was sold for industrial service where she gained her name.
Finished in green with Isebrook name.
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Many Sentinel shunting engines were sold for industrial service, the ease of servicing and ability to be worked by one man being attractive to many operators. Collieries often acquired an eclectic fleet of locomotives, often with a small engine for use by engineering and maintenance gangs.
This Sentinel is finished in NCB livery.
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(Product Ref 44711)
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The Sentinel company produced a highly successful line of steam road lorries using an efficient vertical boiler, compact engine unit and geared drive. These standard parts were adapted to produce a railway shunting locomotive with the boiler mounted in the cab and engine unit mounted above the frames, enclosed and well protected from grit and dirt. The locomotive was cleverly designed to be able to fit on wagon turntables and was surprisingly powerful, quite capable of shunting small yards, industrial sites, docks and engineering depots. A Sentinel could be operated by one man and dual gear options were available for faster 'mainline' running (up to 36mph), the LNER training travelling shunters to act as 'secondman' on running lines. The GWR, LMS and LNER all tested Sentinels for light shunting duties in small goods yards, engineering depots and branch line duties. The LMS purchasing four dual geared locos and the LNER a total of 56, a mix of single gear 'shunting only' class Y1 and dual geared class Y3 locomotives.