Model Details

King Class Locomotive - King George I

U.K.
6006

King Class Locomotive - King George I

Years Released: 2006 2007 (Model Year pages)
Model released for 2 years.

Model: King Class Locomotive - King George I
Running Number: 6006
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: 4-6-2
Wheel Arrangement Name: Pacific
4-6-2
Model Information: Length - 274mm.
Models Produced: ---
Logo & Box Style:

2006 2007

2006 2007
Company: G.W.R. - Great Western Railway
Logo: G.W.R. Roundel
Logo Years: 1934 - 1942
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: 1984 - April 2017
Previous: 2104 - March 2017
Movement: (+120)

Model Year Details (2)

YEAR CAT MODEL
2006 R.2544 2006
King Class Locomotive - King George I
2007 R.2544 2007
King Class Locomotive - King George I

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Model Catalogue Information

YEAR INFORMATION
2006 Cab detail, sprung buffers.
2007 Cab detail, sprung buffers.

Motor Information

YEAR MOTOR
2006 Five pole skew wound.
2007 Five pole skew wound.

Catalogue Images (2)

R.2544 - King Class Locomotive - King George I - 2006
R.2544 King Class Locomotive - King George I - 2006

R.2544 - King Class Locomotive - King George I - 2007
R.2544 King Class Locomotive - King George I - 2007


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