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Schools Class Locomotive - Shrewsbury


Schools Class Locomotive - Shrewsbury

Years Released: 1991 1992 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Schools Class Locomotive - Shrewsbury
Running Number: 921
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
Model Information: Length - 9 3/8 inches - 23.9cm.
Models Produced: * 1,650
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1991 1992

1991 1992
Company: S.R. - Southern Railway
Logo: S.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
Southern Railway
Livery: S.R. Malachite Green
S.R. Malachite Green
Livery Details: Malachite green with yellow lettering.
Company Information: The smallest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. The S.R. route mileage was the best in Britain by far, due to the dense population south of London. Passengers was the main cargo which pushed the S.R. to lead the emergence of elect

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Model Year Details (2)

1991 R.583 1991
Schools Class Locomotive - Shrewsbury
1992 R.583 1992
Schools Class Locomotive - Shrewsbury

Related Service Sheets (2)

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

1991 Tender powered by Type 6 ringfield motor. Model is in malachite green livery and has sprung drawbar. Suitable for use with coaches R.424 and R425.
1992 Maunsells Schools class was introduced in 1930 and the 40 locomotives were the heaviest and most powerful 4-4-0s in Britain. The modelel has sprung drawbar, auxililary pick-up through front bogie and Type 6 ringfield motor in tender. Suitable for use with coaches R.424 and R425.

Motor Information

1991 Type 6 Ringfield
1992 Type 6 Ringfield

Price List

1992 £68.60

Catalogue Images (2)

R.583 - Schools Class Locomotive - Shrewsbury - 1991
R.583 Schools Class Locomotive - Shrewsbury - 1991

R.583 - Schools Class Locomotive - Shrewsbury - 1992
R.583 Schools Class Locomotive - Shrewsbury - 1992

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