Model Details

Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Beatrice

U.K.
46209

Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Beatrice

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

Model: Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Beatrice
Running Number: 46209
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: Length - 11 3/4 inches - 29.9cm.
Models Produced: * 1,700
* 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. Early Emblem
Logo Years: 1948 - 1956
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: 703 - March 2017
Previous: 1103 - February 2017
Movement: (+400)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1992 R.196 1992
Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Beatrice
1993 R.196 1993
Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Beatrice

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
149A 4-6-2 Princess Class Loco June 1992
149A (Back) 4-6-2 Princess Class Loco - Back June 1992

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1992 The real locomotive was named after Queen Victorias youngest daughter while the Hornby model is in honour of a more recent Royal lady. Tender powered by Type 6 ringfield motor. Suitable for coaches R.442, R.443, R.429 and R.447.
1993 Two Stanier designed Princesses were introduced in 1933 followed by the remainder in 1935 after a number of modifications had been tried and proved. Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Rose have been preserved. Tender powered by Type 6 ringfield motor. Suitable 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 £72.05

Catalogue Images (2)

R.196 - Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Beatrice - 1992
R.196 Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Beatrice - 1992

R.196 - Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Beatrice - 1993
R.196 Princess Class Locomotive - Princess Beatrice - 1993


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