A very popular narrow gauge diesel engine, Lxd2, still in wide use at tourist spots around Poland.
The Lxd2 is a narrow gauge diesel hydraulic locomotive produced in Romania for the the Polish State Railways (PKP)
166 locomotives were built between 1964 and 1987. They were buit for tracks 750 mm, 785 mm and 1,000 mm.
Images Of The LxD2 Operating in Poland
You find this engine in places such as the Narrow Guage Railroad in Piaseczno, Poland and Sochaczew, Poland.
Here is a link (in Polish) to more information about this engine.
Plans To Build Lxd2
You get plans to model this Polish narrow gauge diesel yard engine Lxd2
Here are pictures of a replica model that you can build.
You get a book of plans and information, including specifications, about the engine.
The plans offer modelers and collectors the opportunity to build a highly detailed, museum quality, replica of the original locomotive. The model can be made using 1 mm card stock, styrene, or brass. The basic instructions in the book focus on card stock construction. Just substitute the material of your choice.
The resulting model is a highly detailed 1 to 25 scale replica of the original engine.
You can see a video review of this book with all the details at this link. Video being updated.
Here are images of some of the pages in the book. They show the visual instructions, text information and instructions plus some of the pages with cutouts.
Do watch the video for complete information.
Plan Book Details
Title Of Book - Rumunska Lokomotywa Waskotorowa z 1964 Roku
Number/size of the sheets with parts to cut out: 9 x A3
Number/size of the sheets with instruction drawings: 1 x A3
Difficulty level of the model in 1-5 scale: 4 (from 1-very simple to 5-very complicated)
Length of the model: 410 mm
Authors: Piotr & Tomasz Koper
Narrow Gauge Diesel Engine Lxd2
- Product Code: steam Lxd2
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: $14.99