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Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot

U.K.
21C155

Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot

Years Released: 2002 2003 2004 2005 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 4 years.

Model: Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot
Running Number: 21C155
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:

2002 2003 2004 2005

2002 2003 2004 2005
Company: S.R. - Southern Railway
Logo: S.R. Crest
Logo Years: 1923 - 1947
Southern Railway
Livery: S.R. Malachite Green
S.R. Malachite Green
Livery Details: Malachite green with yellow lettering.
Company Information: The smallest of Britains post grouping railway companies formed in 1923. The S.R. route mileage was the best in Britain by far, due to the dense population south of London. Passengers was the main cargo which pushed the S.R. to lead the emergence of elect

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Model Year Details (4)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2002 R.2283 2002
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot
2003 R.2283 2003
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot
2004 R.2283 2004
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot
2005 R.2283 2005
Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
2002 21 C155 left the Brighton Works in February 1947 destined to carry the name 'Fighter Pilot'. In the summer of 1949 the running number was changed to 34055, which it retained until being withdrawn in June 1963. This splendid Hornby model shows "Fighter Pilot' as it was straight from the works, resplendent in Malachite green and fitted with an 8’6" tender, just as O.S.V. Bulleid intended. A 5 pole motor situated in the locomotive powers the model.
2003 Sprung buffers, brake rods.
2004 Sprung buffers, brake rods.
2005 Sprung buffers, brake rods.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2002 Five pole skew wound.
2003 Five pole skew wound.
2004 Five pole skew wound.
2005 Five pole skew wound.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
2002 £94.50
2005 £99.99

Catalogue Images (4)

R.2283 - Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot - 2002
R.2283 Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot - 2002

R.2283 - Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot - 2003
R.2283 Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot - 2003

R.2283 - Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot - 2004
R.2283 Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot - 2004

R.2283 - Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot - 2005
R.2283 Battle Of Britain Class Locomotive - Fighter Pilot - 2005


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