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  • Number: 783
  • Class: LSWR N15 Southern Railway "King Arthur"
  • Designer: Robert Urie, Richard Maunsell and Oliver Bullied
  • Builder: Eastleigh Works
  • Built: Sometime between 1919-1926
  • Configuration: 4-6-0

Merlin is an upcoming character who will be introduced in Journey Beyond Sodor.


Merlin is based on the Southern Railway "King Arthur" class. Like Merlin, the real No. 783 (called Sir Gillemere) was fitted with three stovepipe chimneys as a wartime experiment. The way the smoke was spread out was meant to make the trains less visible to bombers overhead.


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