Model Details

King Class Locomotive - King James II

U.K.
6008

King Class Locomotive - King James II

Years Released: 1993 1994 2005 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: King Class Locomotive - King James II
Running Number: 6008
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: King Class
King Class
Designer: C. B. Collett
Class Information: Built under the direction of C.B. Collett the King Castle Class 6000 series was built by Great Western Railway (GWR) with the intent of wresting back the title of “most powerful steam locomotive in Britain” after losing the title to Southern Railways Lord Nelson Class. The King’s were the largest steam locomotives built by the GWR and entrusted the railways most prestigious passenger train workings including “The Cornish Riviera” express. More...
Weight: 136 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
4-6-0
Model Information: Length - 10 3/4 inches - 27.4cm.
Models Produced: * 1,250
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1993 1994

2005

1993 1994

2005
Company: G.W.R. - Great Western Railway
Logo: G.W.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1927 - 1947
Great Western Railway
Livery: G.W.R. Green
G.W.R. Green
Livery Details: Brunswick green with gilt lettering, and orange and black lining.
Company Information: The G.W.R. was formed as a railway company in 1835 and was the only company to survive the 1923 grouping, to become one of the big four. The King and Castle class locomotives were amongst the most famous G.W.R. steam designs.

Model Ranking:
Current: 1238 - August 2020
Previous: 800 - July 2020
Movement: (-438)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1993 R.082 1993
King Class Locomotive - King James II
1994 R.082 1994
King Class Locomotive - King James II
2005 R.2460 2005
King Class Locomotive - King James II

Related Service Sheets (4)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
104 Tender Drive Motor Type 3 - R.063, R.065, R.066, R.078, R.842 June 1978
104 (Back) Tender Drive Motor Type 3 - R.063, R.065, R.066, R.078, R.842 - Back June 1978
112 4-6-0 King Edward 1 - R.078 September 1978
112 (Back) 4-6-0 King Edward 1 - R.078 - Back September 1978

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1993 The Kings were the most powerful of all GWR locomotives. The touches of polished brass on name and number plates, splashers and cab window frames are typically Great Western. Tender powered by Type 5 ringfield motor. Suitable coaches are R.456 and R.457.
1994 The 30 Kings introduced from 1927 were the most powerful GWR locomotives. Their axle loading limited their use to the three main routes from London to Bristol, Plymouth and Birmingham. The Hornby model is beautifully trimmed with brass fittings and is tender powered by a Type 5 ringfield motor.
2005 Cab detail, sprung buffers.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1993 Type 5 Ringfield
1994 Type 5 Ringfield
2005 Five pole skew wound.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1994 £67.10
2005 £88.99

Catalogue Images (3)

R.082 - King Class Locomotive - King James II  - 1993
R.082 King Class Locomotive - King James II - 1993

R.082 - King Class Locomotive - King James II  - 1994
R.082 King Class Locomotive - King James II - 1994

R.2460 - King Class Locomotive - King James II  - 2005
R.2460 King Class Locomotive - King James II - 2005


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