Bachmann Class 47: Sprung Conversion Kit

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Bearing Carriers



Preparing the Locomotive

Modifying the Bogie Drive


Springs, Bogie Assembly and Rolling Test

Brake detail

Follow this link if you are fitting the optional etched brake components.

Cosmetic Bogie Detail

Use this link if you are using the Bachmann cosmetic bogie frame and moulded brake detail (kit PK001). Alternatively go here if you are fitting Heljan sideframes or using the Bachmann details with the optional etched brake components.

Pickups and Power

Final Assembly