Model Details

Class B12/3 Locomotive

U.K.
8579

Class B12/3 Locomotive

Years Released: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 5 years.

Model: Class B12/3 Locomotive
Running Number: 8579
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class B12/3
Class B12/3
Designer: S.D. Holden
Class Information: The B12 class was designed by the Great Eastern Railway to replace older 4-4-0 Claud Hamilton designs on express passenger workings. The design was to become the last inside cylinder 4-6-0 to remain in service on British Railways. More...
Weight: 109 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
4-6-0
Model Information: Length - 9 1/16 inches - 23cm.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1996 1997 1998

1999 2000

1996 1997 1998

1999 2000
Company: L.N.E.R. - London & North Eastern Railway
Logo: L.N.E.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
London & North Eastern Railway
Livery: L.N.E.R. Apple Green
L.N.E.R. Apple Green
Livery Details: Apple green with black and white lining and gold lettering.
Company Information: The second biggest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. Some very famous locomotives were designed and operated by the L.N.E.R. including the Flying Scotsman and the Mallard.

Model Ranking:
Current: 413 - May 2017
Previous: 144 - April 2017
Movement: (-269)

Model Year Details (5)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1996 R.284 1996
Class B12/3 Locomotive
1997 R.284 1997
Class B12/3 Locomotive
1998 R.284 1998
Class B12/3 Locomotive
1999 R.284 1999
Class B12/3 Locomotive
2000 R.284 2000
Class B12/3 Locomotive

Train Sets Included In (1)

YEARS TRAIN SET
1999 2000 Steam Freight Set

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
218 B12 Locomotive April 2000

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1996 This J Holden designed mixed traffic locomotive was rebuilt by Gresley in the 1930s. this class of locomotive was equally at nome hauling express passenger trains as well as freight style pick-up duties. Completely refurbished plus other additional detailing, this Hornby favourite is powered by a Type 7 motor. Suitable coaches R.477, R.488 and R.430.
1997 Designed by J. Holden and rebuilt by Gresley in the 1930s, this class of locomotive was used in equal measure for hauling express passenger trains and freight pick-up duties. A class which was always a Hornby favourite, it is presented here in fully refurbished form appropriate to the heyday of the L.N.E.R.
It has many extra details including a steam sound built into the tender which operates when the loco is in motion. Powered by a Type 7 motor.
1998 Designed by J. Holden and rebuilt by Gresley in the 1930s, this class of locomotive was used in equal measure for hauling express passenger trains and freight pick-up duties. A class which was always a Hornby favourite, it is presented here in fully refurbished form appropriate to the heyday of the L.N.E.R.
It has many extra details including a steam sound built into the tender which operates when the loco is in motion. Type 7 motor in the locomotive.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1996 Type 7
1997 Type 7
1998 Type 7
1999 Type 7
2000 Type 7

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1996 £44.99
1998 £49.99

Catalogue Images (5)

R.284 - Class B12/3 Locomotive - 1996
R.284 Class B12/3 Locomotive - 1996

R.284 - Class B12/3 Locomotive - 1997
R.284 Class B12/3 Locomotive - 1997

R.284 - Class B12/3 Locomotive - 1998
R.284 Class B12/3 Locomotive - 1998

R.284 - Class B12/3 Locomotive - 1999
R.284 Class B12/3 Locomotive - 1999

R.284 - Class B12/3 Locomotive - 2000
R.284 Class B12/3 Locomotive - 2000


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