Model Details

Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - City Of Leicester

U.K.
46252

Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - City Of Leicester

Years Released: 1992 1993 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - City Of Leicester
Running Number: 46252
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: 8P Duchess Class
8P Duchess Class
Designer: Sir William Stanier
Class Information: Introduced by the LMS in 1937, the Coronation / Duchess Class remains the most powerful steam locomotives built in Britain. Early locomotives in the class were built with streamlined casings that were later removed; while later built locomotives never received the distinctive casings. More...
Weight: 161 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Heavy Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length - 11 3/4 inches - 29.9cm.
Models Produced: * 1,600
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1992 1993

1992 1993
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: 743 - April 2017
Previous: 699 - March 2017
Movement: (-44)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1992 R.221 1992
Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - City Of Leicester
1993 R.221 1993
Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - City Of Leicester

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
111A 4-6-2 Coronation Class June 1992
111A (Back) 4-6-2 Coronation Class - Back June 1992

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1992 A Stanier LMS design, these massive locomotives handled heavy passenger expresses between London and Glasgow. Tender powered by Type 6 ringfield motor. Suitable for use with coaches R.429, R.447, R.442 and R.443.
1993 The class name Coronation refers to that of King George VI in 1937 when the class was introduced. They were Staniers greatest locos having a tractive effort of 40,000 lbs. Model tender powered by Type 6 ringfield motor. For coaches R.442 and R.443.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1992 Type 6 Ringfield
1993 Type 6 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1992 £73.85

Catalogue Images (2)

R.221 - Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - City Of Leicester - 1992
R.221 Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - City Of Leicester - 1992

R.221 - Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - City Of Leicester - 1993
R.221 Coronation Class 8P Locomotive - City Of Leicester - 1993


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