Model Details

Class 2800 Locomotive

U.K.
2857

Class 2800 Locomotive

Years Released: 1994 1995 1996 1997 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Class 2800 Locomotive
Running Number: 2857
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 28XX
Class 28XX
Designer: G. J. Churchward
Class Information: Designed as a heavy freight locomotive by George Churchward for the Great Western Railway, the 2800 Class was the first 2-8-0 wheel arrangement to be used in Britain. More...
Weight: 76 tons
Purpose: Heavy Freight
Wheel Arrangement: 2-8-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Consolidation
2-8-0
Model Information: Length - 10 1/8 inches - 25.8cm.
Models Produced: * 4,100
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1994 1995 1996 1997

1994 1995 1996 1997
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Black
B.R. Black
Livery Details: Black with red and white lining.
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: 159 - February 2017
Previous: 280 - January 2017
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Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1994 R.143 1994
Class 2800 Locomotive
1995 R.143 1995
Class 2800 Locomotive
1996 R.143 1996
Class 2800 Locomotive
1997 R.143 1997
Class 2800 Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
155 2-8-0 GWR Loco March 1992
155 (Back) 2-8-0 GWR Loco - Back March 1992

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1994 The 2800 Class was designed by Churchward in 1903 for heavy freight haulage. The prototype of the model, which is in ex-works finish, is now owned by the 2857 Society and kept at the Severn Valley Railway in Shropshire. Tender powered by Type 6 ringfield motor. Special features include glowing firebox light and a smoke generator.
1995 Churchward, of the GWR designed this locomotive for heavy haulage. The model boasts a glowing firebox plus a smoke generator for greater realism. The 2800 is tender powered using a Typr 6 ringield motor. The full size prototype which is owned by the 2857 Society can be seen at the Severn Valley Railway in Shropshire.
1996 The 2800 Class were designed by Churchward, the GWRs chief engineer, for heavy haulage. The Hornby model is tender powered by a ringfield motor and features a glowing firebox when the locomtive is running. The full size prototype which is owned by the 2857 Society can be seen at the Severn Valley Railway in Shropshire.
1997 The 2800 Class was designed for heavy haulage by G.W.R.s chief engineer Churchward. The full size prototype which entered service in the early 1900s is owned by the 2857 Society and can be seen today at the Severn Valley Railway in Shropshire. The model is liveried for the period 1957 to 1965. it is powered by a ringfield motor, and has a firebox which glows when the locomotive is running.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1994 Type 6 Ringfield
1995 Type 6 Ringfield
1996 Type 6 Ringfield
1997 Type 6 Ringfield

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1994 £61.95
1995 £67.00
1996 £69.99

Catalogue Images (4)

R.143 - Class 2800 Locomotive - 1994
R.143 Class 2800 Locomotive - 1994

R.143 - Class 2800 Locomotive - 1995
R.143 Class 2800 Locomotive - 1995

R.143 - Class 2800 Locomotive - 1996
R.143 Class 2800 Locomotive - 1996

R.143 - Class 2800 Locomotive - 1997
R.143 Class 2800 Locomotive - 1997


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