Model Details

King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII

U.K.
6014

King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII

Years Released: 1999 2000 2001 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 3 years.

Model: King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII
Running Number: 6014
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: 4-6-0
Wheel Arrangement Name: Ten Wheeler
4-6-0
Model Information: Length - 274mm.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

1999 2000 2001

1999 2000 2001
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: 1055 - October 2017
Previous: 1154 - September 2017
Movement: (+99)

Model Year Details (3)

YEAR CAT MODEL
1999 R.2119 1999
King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII
2000 R.2119 2000
King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII
2001 R.2119 2001
King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII

Related Service Sheets (2)

NO SERVICE SHEET NAME ISSUE DATE
206 King Class Locomotive March 1998
206B King Class Locomotive July 2000

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
1999 A new name and number for the King Class locomotive that 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.
2000 A new name and number for the King Class locomotive that 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.
2001 The name and number dictate this locomotive is a member of the King Class, pride of the GWR, which was said by them to be the most powerful passenger engine in the UK at that time. It is presented here in the GWR livery of 1928 - 1934 and is fitted with a single chimney appropriate to the period. The model is powered by a ringfield motor situated in the tender while the valve gear has a blackened weathered finish, evocative of the locomotive.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
1999 Ringfield (located in the tender)
2000 Ringfield (located in the tender)
2001 Ringfield (located in the tender)

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
1999 £74.99
2000 £74.99

Catalogue Images (3)

R.2119 - King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII - 1999
R.2119 King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII - 1999

R.2119 - King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII - 2000
R.2119 King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII - 2000

R.2119 - King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII - 2001
R.2119 King Class Locomotive - King Henry VII - 2001


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