Bachmann Class 37 / 55: Sprung Conversion Kit

The instructions are divided into sections which can be followed in the sequence given here. Click on the headings to open each section, and use the browser 'back' button to return to this page when you have finished with a section.

Some sections have been illustrated with images of a build from the pre-production frets. These had different fret layouts, and some components were posessed of additional appendages and slots which do not appear on the production etches supplied, while others have had tabs added to erstwhile plain edges. The essential features of the construction are, however, unchanged.


Bearing Carriers



Modifying the Bogie Drive


Brake Detail

Preparing the Locomotive

Springs, Bogie Assembly and Rolling Test

Cosmetic Bogie Detail

Pickups and Power

Final Assembly