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The Torbay Express (Castle Class - Llanstephan Castle)

U.K.
5004

The Torbay Express (Castle Class - Llanstephan Castle)

Years Released: 1999 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: The Torbay Express (Castle Class - Llanstephan Castle)
Running Number: 5004
Category: Train Packs
Train Packs
Locomotive Class: Castle Class
Castle Class
Designer: C. B. Collett
Class Information: Built between 1923 and 1950 the Castle Class 4073 series were designed for express passenger service through-out the Great Western Railway. The Castle Class is generally noted for their over-all performance, operating economy, and long working lives. More...
Weight: 136 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
4-6-0
Model Information: Great British Trains are produced in editions of 2000 only, each with authenticating certificate.
Length - Castle Class - 265mm.
Length - Mk1 Composite Coach - 265mm.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1999

1999
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Early Emblem
Logo Years: 1948 - 1956
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)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1999 R.2090 1999
The Torbay Express (Castle Class - Llanstephan Castle)

Limited Edition

YEAR LIMITED
1999 2000

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
213 County & Castle Class Locomotive August 2000

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1999 The Torbay Express was the named train that ran from Paddington to Kingswear from 1927 onwards. Suspended like many such services for the duration of World War II, it was reintroduced in 1946 and is presented here in the early B.R. livery of the fifties. Limited edition Train Pack features specially produced Castle Class locomotive Llanstephan Castle hauling Mk.1 coaches in crimson and cream, with Torbay Express name boards and Western Region running numbers exclusive to this pack.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1999 Ringfield (mounted in locomotive)

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1999 £104.99

Catalogue Images (1)

R.2090 - The Torbay Express (Castle Class - Llanstephan Castle) - 1999
R.2090 The Torbay Express (Castle Class - Llanstephan Castle) - 1999


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