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Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Ellerman Lines - National Railway Museum Collection - Special Edition

U.K.
35029

Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Ellerman Lines - National Railway Museum Collection - Special Edition

Years Released: 2002 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 1 year.

Model: Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Ellerman Lines - National Railway Museum Collection - Special Edition
Running Number: 35029
Category: Steam Locomotives
Steam Locomotives
Locomotive Class: Merchant Navy Class
Merchant Navy Class
Designer: Oliver Bulleid
Class Information: Heavy weight Pacific locomotives designed for Top Link passenger services on the Southern Railway were conceived during hostilities of World War 2. The Merchant Navy class were nicknamed “Spam Cans” due to their unorthodox appearance. A total of 30 locomotives were constructed, all named after steam ship lines operating out of Southampton Docks. In accordance with their powerful stature the Merchant Navy’s were entrusted premiere passenger trains, such as the all Pullman Bournemouth Belle and Golden Arrow. More...
Weight: 99 tons
Purpose: Express Passenger
Wheel Arrangement: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length - 290mm.
Hornby are proud to be associated with the National Railway Museum and as part of this association will, in conjunction with the NRM, be producing models over the next few years of some of the exhibits that make up the National Collection. 'Ellerman Lines' is the first in this series.
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2002

2002
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.

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Model Year Details (1)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2002 R.2294 2002
Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Ellerman Lines - National Railway Museum Collection - Special Edition

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2002 British Railways number 35029 ‘Ellerman Lines' entered traffic on 19 February 1949 and was officially named at Southampton Docks on the I March 1951 by Mr A. F. Hull. Chairman of Ellerman Lines. The locomotive was eventually withdrawn from service only 17 years after it had been built and was stored for a short while at Weymouth Shed before being sent to Barry for scrap in May 1967. In January 1974 'Ellerman Lines' was 'rescued' by the NRM and placed as a sectioned exhibit at the Museum in York where it can be seen today.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2002 Five pole skew wound.

Price List

YEAR UK PRICE
2002 £94.50

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R.2294 - Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Ellerman Lines - National Railway Museum Collection - Special Edition - 2002
R.2294 Merchant Navy Class Locomotive - Ellerman Lines - National Railway Museum Collection - Special Edition - 2002


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