Aster Hobby - LNER Thompson Class B1

Aster Hobby - LNER Thompson Class B1

Aster - The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) Class B1 4-6-0, designed by LNER’s chief mechanical engineer, Edward Thompson, was a mixed traffic 4-6-0 used for general passenger and freight duties. Introduced in 1942, 274 were built by LNER and 136 by British Railways after nationalization in 1948. These locomotives operated throu