Model Details

West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton

U.K.
34041

West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton

Years Released: 2001 2002 2003 2004 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton
Running Number: 34041
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Battle Of Britain / West Country Class
Battle Of Britain / West Country Class
Designer: Oliver Bulleid
Class Information: Battle of Britain Class locomotives, along with sister West Country’s were introduced in 1945 and produced through 1954. A total of 110 air-smooth cased Light Pacific’s; affectionately known or rather unkindly nick-named “Spam Cans” were built by the Southern Railway and later British Railways using many features inherited from the larger and heavier Merchant Navy Class. More...
Weight: 137 tons
Purpose: Mixed Traffic
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length - 272mm.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

2001 2002 2003 2004

2001 2002 2003 2004
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Late Crest
Logo Years: 1956 - 1967
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.

Model Ranking:
Current: 925 - December 2023
Previous: 455 - November 2023
Movement: (-470)

Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2001 R.2218 2001
West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton
2002 R.2218 2002
West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton
2003 R.2218 2003
West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton
2004 R.2218 2004
West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
2001 The majority of the West Country Class locomotives including 'Wilton' were built at the Brighton Works Originally numbered 21C41, 'Wilton' first appeared on the rails in October 1946 and was renumbered 34041 and liveried in BR green at the beginning of 1949.The Hornby model is liveried as 'Wilton' in its later days, complete with a cut down tender and the later BR emblem, The model incorporates a 5 pole motor in the locomotive and an extensive degree of detail throughout.
2002 The majority of the West Country Class locomotives including 'Wilton' were built at the Brighton Works Originally numbered 21C41, 'Wilton' first appeared on the rails in October 1946 and was renumbered 34041 and liveried in BR green at the beginning of 1949.The Hornby model is liveried as 'Wilton' in its later days, complete with a cut down tender and the later BR emblem, The model incorporates a 5 pole motor in the locomotive and an extensive degree of detail throughout.
2003 Sprung buffers, cab interior detail.
2004 Sprung buffers, cab interior detail.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2001 Five pole skew wound.
2002 Five pole skew wound.
2003 Five pole skew wound.
2004 Five pole skew wound.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
2002 £94.50

Catalogue Images (4)

R.2218 - West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton - 2001
R.2218 West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton - 2001

R.2218 - West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton - 2002
R.2218 West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton - 2002

R.2218 - West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton - 2003
R.2218 West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton - 2003

R.2218 - West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton - 2004
R.2218 West Country Class Locomotive - Wilton - 2004


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