This engine is one of a number of 'new build' engines built in the last few years to the Foster Wellington design of engine. These engines are attractive to users as a they are compact and easier to transport than a larger pattern engine. New engines also come with the advantage of not requiring major repair work of indeterminate cost in the near future.
The GNS company build rail locomotives and miniatures from 2" scale up to full size engines such as this one.
This engine has been exhibited at include;
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