I doubt it. However if you intend to run this model on your railway, fitting
flanged wheels is NOT a good idea as the trailing truck is fixed. I think
you may be getting mixed up with the streamlined Coronations from the same
stable where a replacement bogie is provided for those of us who have decent
radii curves on our layouts. This baby too has flangeless wheels on the
trailing truck and frankly you will never notice this when the model is
running. Mine runs beautifully. I have little doubt that the unstreamlined
version will be equally good.
Agree with Alistair, was bit concerned when fixed truck first came out but
after first run was more than happy with it. Last Duchess I bought - City of
Sheffield - does include spare flanged wheels but not sure how well the loco
would cope with any curves if fitted.
if you are reluctant to have fixed truck then look for a second hand City of
Glasgow (R2311), thats a super detailed without fixed truck and as far as I
can tell same livery - if anyone can show different let me know.
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