Model Details

Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook

U.K.
34054

Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook

Years Released: 1995 1996 1997 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook
Running Number: 34054
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Battle Of Britain / West Country Class
Battle Of Britain / West Country Class
Designer: Oliver Bulleid
Class Information: Battle of Britain Class locomotives, along with sister West Country’s were introduced in 1945 and produced through 1954. A total of 110 air-smooth cased Light Pacific’s; affectionately known or rather unkindly nick-named “Spam Cans” were built by the Southern Railway and later British Railways using many features inherited from the larger and heavier Merchant Navy Class. More...
Weight: 137 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length - 10 3/4 inches - 27.4cm.
Models Produced: * 6,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1995 1996 1997

1995 1996 1997
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: 411 - September 2017
Previous: 405 - August 2017
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Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1995 R.310 1995
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook
1996 R.310 1996
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook
1997 R.310 1997
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook

Related Service Sheets (3)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
132 4-6-2 Battle of Britain Class Spitfire - R.374 December 1981
132 (Back) 4-6-2 Battle of Britain Class Spitfire - R.374 - Back December 1981
177 4-6-2 Locomotive - West Country - Battle Of Britain Class October 1995

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1995 This Battle Of Britain Class locomotive entered service in January 1947 and was officially withdrawn in September 1964. However there are records indicating that this locomotive continued to be worked in traffic after this date. The Hornby model now has improved bodywork with particular attention being paid to the loco body sides and the tender. The valve gear has also been upgraded as well as the motor which is now a Type 7.
1996 Entering traffic in 1947, this locomotive continued working until the mid 1960s. The heavily detailed model has a Type 7 motor located in the locomotives body which provides considerable power to the drive wheels.
1997 Finely detailed representation of a locomotive that entered service in 1947 and continued working up to the mid sixties. The models livery places it in the period 1956-1967. Ample power is delivered by the Type 7 motor located in the locomotives body.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1995 Type 7
1996 Type 7
1997 Type 7

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1995 £62.00
1996 £64.99

Catalogue Images (3)

R.310 - Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook - 1995
R.310 Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook - 1995

R.310 - Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook - 1996
R.310 Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook - 1996

R.310 - Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook - 1997
R.310 Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Lord Beaverbrook - 1997


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