First OO steam locomotive for Clark Railworks

17 November 2023
Clark Railworks has announced its first OO steam locomotive - The War Department Austerity 2-10-0.

The model has been fully designed and engineered in the UK and will feature a high-quality coreless motor and gear train, alongside catering for left and right-hand drive variants, the manufacturer will also be producing a range of liveries, including LMR Blue, WD Khaki Green, BR Black Early & Late Crest, and Brunswick Green.


  • DC/DCC Ready
  • Die-cast boiler, smokebox and chassis
  • Brass and plastic-constructed tender
  • Injection moulded cab
  • Coreless Motor
  • Separate pipework
  • Separately-fitted cab backhead detailing
  • Individual-specific locomotive details
  • Separate fire irons included
  • Fully Detailed Wheels & Axles
  • Working sprung screw-link couplings
  • Sprung buffers
  • Left and right-hand drive locomotives
  • Factory-fitted DCC Sound versions are available
  • Finely detailed external and underside detailing
  • Brass bearings fitted to all axles
  • Firebox glow
  • Metal cylinder liners
  • Plug “N” Play Next18 DCC Easy Access Harness
  • Fully removable front and rear tension-lock coupling


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  • WD Green
  • Longmoor Military Railway Blue
  • BR Plain Black
  • BR Black Early Crest
  • BR Black Late Crest
  • Brunswick Green

All versions are available to pre-order now, with no upfront costs, at the Clark Railworks website.

DCC Ready models are priced at £295, with DCC sound models TBA, but expected to be around £395 - £425. The firm expects to have the first batch in stock for Spring 2025.

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