Model Details

Schools Class V Locomotive - Dover

U.K.
30911

Schools Class V Locomotive - Dover

Years Released: 1983 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Schools Class V Locomotive - Dover
Running Number: 30911
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Schools Class V
Schools Class V
Designer: Richard Maunsell
Class Information: Designed and built under the direction of Richard Maunsell by the Southern Railway (SR) for intermediate passenger services. The Schools Class became the last locomotives built in Britain to use a 4-4-0 wheel arrangement. The Class earned the distinction of being the largest and most powerful locomotives to ever operate in Europe using this wheel arrangement. More...
Weight: 114 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Regional Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-4-0
4-4-0
Model Information: Length - 9 3/8 inches - 23.9cm.
Models Produced: * 3,600
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1983

1983
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: 3373 - September 2017
Previous: 3067 - August 2017
Movement: (-306)

Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1983 R.257 1983
Schools Class V Locomotive - Dover

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
133 4-4-0 Schools Class Loco - R.380 October 1982
133 (Back) 4-4-0 Schools Class Loco - R.380 - Back October 1982

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1983 Brass and copper components, metal handrails, vacuum pipes and a detailed cab interior. An R.450 Smoke Generator may be fitted.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1983 Ringfield

Catalogue Images (1)

R.257 - Schools Class V Locomotive - Dover - 1983
R.257 Schools Class V Locomotive - Dover - 1983


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