Model Details

King Class Locomotive - King George I

U.K.
6006

King Class Locomotive - King George I

Years Released: 1997 1998 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: King Class Locomotive - King George I
Running Number: 6006
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: King Class
King Class
Designer: C. B. Collett
Class Information: Built under the direction of C.B. Collett the King Castle Class 6000 series was built by Great Western Railway (GWR) with the intent of wresting back the title of “most powerful steam locomotive in Britain” after losing the title to Southern Railways Lord Nelson Class. The King’s were the largest steam locomotives built by the GWR and entrusted the railways most prestigious passenger train workings including “The Cornish Riviera” express. More...
Weight: 136 tons (including tender)
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length - 274mm.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1997 1998

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: 2164 - September 2017
Previous: 2297 - August 2017
Movement: (+133)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1997 R.2022 1997
King Class Locomotive - King George I
1998 R.2022 1998
King Class Locomotive - King George I

Related Service Sheets (1)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
206 King Class Locomotive March 1998

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1997 The King Class locomotive was said by G.W.R. to be the most powerful passenger engine in the country. It is presented here in the G.W.R. livery of 1928-1934 with the single chimney of that period. Powered by a ringfield motor.
1998 The King Class locomotive was said by G.W.R. to be the most powerful passenger engine in the country. It is presented here in the G.W.R. livery of 1928-1934 with the single chimney of that period. Ringfield motor in the tender.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1998 Ringfield (located in the tender)

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1998 £74.99

Catalogue Images (2)

R.2022 - King Class Locomotive - King George I - 1997
R.2022 King Class Locomotive - King George I - 1997

R.2022 - King Class Locomotive - King George I - 1998
R.2022 King Class Locomotive - King George I - 1998


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