Model Details

Class 8F Locomotive

U.K.
48705

Class 8F Locomotive

Years Released: 1998 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Class 8F Locomotive
Running Number: 48705
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Class 8F
Class 8F
Designer: Sir William Stanier
Class Information: Introduced in 1935. Survived until the last year of BR steam in 1968.
Weight: 125 tons
Purpose: Freight
Wheel Arrangement: 2-8-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Consolidation
2-8-0
Model Information: Length - 252mm.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1998

1998
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Black
B.R. Black
Livery Details: Black with red and white lining.
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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 3673 - April 2017
Previous: 2637 - March 2017
Movement: (-1036)

Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1998 R.2055 1998
Class 8F Locomotive

Related Service Sheets (3)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
145 2-8-0 Class 8F Loco September 1989
145 (Back) 2-8-0 Class 8F Loco - Back September 1989
241 Class 8F Locomotive October 2000

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1998 A new member this year for a numerous freight locomotive designed for heavy duties by Sir William Stanier. More than 800 were built, and they remained in continuous service right up to the final days of commercial steam. Plain black livery belongs to the period 1935-1965. Model features glazed cab and a firebox which glows when the locomotive is running. Ringfield motor in the tender, with sprung drawbar.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1998 Ringfield (located in the tender)

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1998 £74.99

Catalogue Images (1)

R.2055 - Class 8F Locomotive - 1998
R.2055 Class 8F Locomotive - 1998


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