Model Details

Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive

U.K.
2776

Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive

Years Released: 1996 1997 1998 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive
Running Number: 2776
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 2721
Class 2721
Designer: William Dean
Class Information: Eighty members of the 2721 class were built between 1897 and 1901 at the Great Western Railway Locomotive Works in Swindon. More...
Weight: 47 tons
Purpose: Shunting & Light Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 0-6-0
0-6-0
Model Information: Length - 4 7/8 inches - 12.4cm.
Models Produced: * 5,450
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Logo & Box Style:

1996 1997 1998

1996 1997 1998
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: 989 - March 2017
Previous: 906 - February 2017
Movement: (-83)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1996 R.760 1996
Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive
1997 R.760 1997
Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive
1998 R.760 1998
Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (3)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
139 0-6-0 Loco Chassis - R.158, R.301, R.317, R.351, R.382, R.780 etc February 1987
139 (Back) 0-6-0 Loco Chassis - R.158, R.301, R.317, R.351, R.382, R.780 etc - Back February 1987
201 0-6-0 Locomotives December 1997

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1996 The Great Western Railway was known for its independent and highly successful locomotive designs. The company ran large numbers of Pannier Tanks, a type of loco almost unknown on the other three British Railway companies. This cheerful character has a detailed cab interior and is fitted with a Type 7 motor on an SSPP chassis. Suitable coach R.446.
1997 One of G.W.R.s many independent and highly successful locomotive designs. Pannier tanks like this one were rarely seen outside the Great Western Railway. The model dates from the period 1920 to 1950. It features a detailed cab interior, SPSS chassis and Type 7 motor.
1998 One of G.W.R.s many independent and highly successful locomotive designs. Pannier tanks like this one were rarely seen outside the Great Western Railway. The model dates from the period 1920 to 1950. It features a detailed cab interior. Type 7 motor, in an SPSS chassis.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1996 Type 7
1997 Type 7
1998 Type 7

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1996 £29.99
1998 £32.99

Catalogue Images (3)

R.760 - Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1996
R.760 Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1996

R.760 - Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1997
R.760 Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1997

R.760 - Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1998
R.760 Class 2721 Pannier Tank Locomotive - 1998


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