Model Details

Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth

U.K.
46201

Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth

Years Released: 1959 1959a 1960 1961 1962a (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
Running Number: 46201
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Princess Class
Princess Class
Designer: Sir William Stanier
Class Information: Introduced in 1933, the Princess Class was the first Pacific type locomotive built by the London Midland & Scottish Railway. Purpose designed to cope with the increasing traffic and loads associated with the prestigious “Royal Scot” London to Glasgow passenger service. More...
Weight: 159 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1959 1959a 1960 1961 1962a

1959 1959a 1960 1961 1962a
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Green
B.R. Green
Livery Details: Brunswick green with orange and black lining with yellow lettering.
Company Information: British Railways came into existence in 1948 when the dominating four British railway companies amalgamated. Steam traction on British Railways ended in 1968 and the system was re-branded as British Rail.

Model Ranking:
Current: 222 - June 2017
Previous: 321 - May 2017
Movement: (+99)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1959 R.53 1959
Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1959a R.53 1959a
Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1960 R.53 1960
Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1961 R.53 1961
Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth
1962a R.53S 1962a
Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth

Train Sets Included In (2)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1959a Express Passenger Set
1962a TransAustralia Train Set - R.4W

Related Service Sheets (5)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
4 Chassis - R.53, R.54, R.56 November 1955
4a Chassis - R.53, R.54, R.56, R.258 May 1961
5 Locomotive Bogies & Pony Trucks November 1955
5a Locomotive Bogies & Pony Trucks January 1960
5b Locomotive Bogies & Pony Trucks May 1961

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1959 Locomotive with Walschaerts Valve Gear.
1960 Locomotive with Walschaerts Valve Gear.
1961 With Smoke and Walschaerts Valve Gear.
1962a Locomotive with Smoke, Magnadhesion and Walschaerts Valve Gear.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1961 69/6

Catalogue Images (4)

R.53 - Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1959
R.53 Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1959

R.53 - Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1959a
R.53 Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1959a

R.53 - Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1960
R.53 Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1960

R.53 - Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1961
R.53 Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1961

R.53S - Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1962a
R.53S Class 8P Locomotive - Princess Elizabeth - 1962a


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