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Schools Class V Locomotive - Westminster


Schools Class V Locomotive - Westminster

Years Released: 1996 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Schools Class V Locomotive - Westminster
Running Number: 30908
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Schools Class V
Schools Class V
Designer: Richard Maunsell
Class Information: Designed and built under the direction of Richard Maunsell by the Southern Railway (SR) for intermediate passenger services. The Schools Class became the last locomotives built in Britain to use a 4-4-0 wheel arrangement. The Class earned the distinction of being the largest and most powerful locomotives to ever operate in Europe using this wheel arrangement. More...
Weight: 114 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Regional Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-4-0
Model Information: Length - 9 3/8 inches - 23.9cm.
Models Produced: * 1,460
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:


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.

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Model Year Details (1)

1996 R.317 1996
Schools Class V Locomotive - Westminster

Related Service Sheets (2)

133A 4-4-0 Locomotive - Schools Class November 1994
133A (Back) 4-4-0 Locomotive - Schools Class (Back) November 1994

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Model Catalogue Information

1996 Maunsells Schools were introduced in 1930 and there were 40 in the class. These powerful locomotives remained in service until their withdrawal in the early 60s. The Westminster model is resplendent in its final livery of BR lined green and has a ringfield motor incorporated into the tender which is connected to the loco by a sprung drawbar.

Price List

1996 £64.99

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R.317 - Schools Class V Locomotive - Westminster - 1996
R.317 Schools Class V Locomotive - Westminster - 1996

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