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Rocket Engine


- The Heritage Collection offers a delightful range of replica engines from the golden age of rail

- Magnetic couplings enable it to pull a full compliment of carriages


Dimensions: W 14.5 cm x H 7.5 cm x L 3.5 cm
Suitable for children from: 3 Years +
Brand: Bigjigs Rail
Barcode: 691621094594

The Bigjigs Rail Heritage Collection offers a delightful range of replicas from the golden age of rail. This vibrant wooden replica of the iconic Stephenson's Rocket engine is licensed from the National Railway Museum,

The rocket engine was made in 1829 in Newcastle upon Tyne by Robert Stephenson. It averaged 12 miles an hour with a top speed of 30mph. Stephenson's Rocket was a technological marvel in its day, bringing together a multi-tube boiler and blast-pipe in one machine.

Magnetic couplings ensure compatibility with all other engines and carriages in the Bigjigs Rail range. Consists of 2 play pieces. Most other major wooden railway brands are compatible with Bigjigs Rail. Made from high quality, responsibly sourced materials. Conforms to current European safety standards.

Stephenson's Rocket - product features:

  • Rocket engine with one carriage
  • Magnetic couplings ensure compatibility with all Bigjigs Rail products
  • Compatible with most other major wooden railway brands
  • W 14.5cm x H 7.5cm x L 3.5cm
  • 3 years +